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Networks: American Sniper 'Igniting Debate' as It 'Glorifies Killing'?

All three network morning shows on Tuesday spun American Sniper as controversial and possibly as a movie that "glorifies killing." ABC, CBS and NBC played up attacks by Michael ...
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ABC’s Jim Avila Promotes Obama’s New Cuba Policy Ahead of SOTU

On Tuesday, ABC’s Good Morning America previewed President Obama’s 7th State of the Union address and the network did its best to play up President Obama’s recent unilateral actions aimed at ...
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Ed Schultz 'Disturbed' By 'American Sniper' and the 'Normalizing of Islamophobia'

Ed Schultz on Monday bashed American Sniper as "disturbing" and contributing to the culture of "normalizing Islamophobia." The MSNBC anchor warned that the late Chris Kyle was "far ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on January 19: Reacting to the popularity of the American Sniper movie, Michael Moore declared snipers “aren’t heroes” and really are “cowards.”
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Chuck Todd Hypes 'State of the Union Curse' Plaguing GOP Response

At the top of NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, moderator Chuck Todd wondered if a Republican rising star could overcome a major obstacle that has occurred "year after year" for the GOP: "Can Iowa's ...
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ABC, NBC Cheer Obama’s Liberal Proposals in SOTU Previews; ‘Going to Play a Little Robin Hood’ with Tax Hikes

Ahead of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, the networks offered previews of his speech during their Monday evening newscasts with ABC and NBC working particularly hard to ...
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NBC Hails Obama Tax Hike Proposal As 'A Turning Point In Our Politics'

On Sunday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt touted how President Obama's plan to "propose tax hikes for wealthiest Americans" during Tuesday's State of the Union address would be "potentially ...
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ABC Thrills Over Good Numbers for Obama, Downplayed Past Polls

Good Morning America journalists on Monday eagerly promoted good news for Barack Obama. Co-host George Stephanopoulos hyped an ABC News/Washington Post survey "showing the President going to a ...
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In State of the Union Preview, CBS Declares Obama ‘Champion of the Middle Class’

President Obama is set to give his seventh State of the Union address on Tuesday night and on Monday, January 19, CBS This Morning did its best to give him some free publicity during their preview ...
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Flashback: Journalists Thrilled By All of Obama’s State of the Union Speeches

Tuesday night, Barack Obama delivers his second-to-last State of the Union address, this time as a lame duck President with relatively low approval ratings and facing a Congress entirely ...
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