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By Randy Hall | | October 13, 2016 | 5:01 PM EDT

Ever since WikiLeaks began releasing once-private messages from Hillary Clinton campaign chief John Podesta, people have had even more hard evidence of the mainstream media’s support for and collusion with Democratic Party operatives and campaigns.

One recent example shows CNBC’s Becky Quick -- the co-host of the channel’s popular show Squawk Box and a co-moderator with John Harwood at a 2015 Republican primary debate -- promising to support Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who had just been named the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

By Matthew Balan | | October 13, 2016 | 4:46 PM EDT

On WMAL's Mornings on the Mall on Thursday, CNN's Jake Tapper revealed his "understanding" about what happened surrounding the leaked town hall question to the Hillary Clinton campaign: "This was a Roland Martin follow-up. So, my understanding is that he, or...somebody on his team got that question to Donna Brazile." Brazile apparently then sent question to Hillary Clinton's campaign, as revealed by Wikileaks' release of John Podesta's e-mails on Tuesday.

By Scott Whitlock | | October 13, 2016 | 4:45 PM EDT

CBS This Morning on Thursday devoted over six minutes to a scoop featuring the two New York Times journalists who first reported accusations that Donald Trump touched them inappropriately Hyping the appearance of Megan Twohey and Michael Barbaro, Norah O’Donnell trumpeted,  “They are in Studio 57 for their first TV interview about this article.” 

By Curtis Houck | | October 13, 2016 | 4:36 PM EDT

Regardless of one’s feelings about the new accusations drummed up by People and The New York Times against Donald Trump, what’s irrefutable is the media’s infatuation with the Clintons and Obamas and CNN’s Wolf showcased that on Thursday in gushing over a speech by Michelle Obama as “one of the most powerful speeches I've ever heard by a woman talking about the power of women in politics.”

By Mike Ciandella | | October 13, 2016 | 4:30 PM EDT

From Friday evening to Thursday morning, the morning and evening news shows on ABC, CBS and NBC dedicated 4 hours and 13 minutes to discussing the recent allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding Donald Trump’s campaign. Meanwhile, not only has the continual release of the WikiLeaks emails from top Hillary staff gotten a comparatively puny 36 minutes of coverage during this same time period, the coverage that is there continues to ignore specifics that could be damaging to Hillary. 

By Geoffrey Dickens | | October 13, 2016 | 4:23 PM EDT

Agents and attorneys at the FBI and State Department are furious about how FBI directory James Comey let Hillary Clinton off the hook and they are finally speaking out. However, if you get your news from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks you’ve heard nothing about it. Fox News and The New York Post have cited current and former agents in stories that paint a picture of an FBI and State Department full of hard-working employees who are irate at the way Clinton escaped prosecution over her e-mail scandal. 

By Tom Blumer | | October 13, 2016 | 3:17 PM EDT

This latest edition of "Stupid Fact Checks" by Hillary Clinton lapdogs in the press comes from NBC, with follow-up help from the Politico, and is an entry in two categories: "False Equivalency" and "Subsequent Goalpost Moving."

In Sunday's second presidential debate, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump correctly stated that Mrs. Clinton "was there as Secretary of State with the so-called line in the sand." Mrs. Clinton said, "No I wasn't." But she was there when President Barack Obama made his statement threatening action if Syria were to use chemical weapons. NBC's "fact-check" evaluation: "Everyone Is Wrong Here." That's because Trump forgot to describe Obama's "line" as "red." Seriously. An NBC reporter also worked after the fact to cover up her own mistake over Mrs. Clinton's indisputably obvious error.

By Katie Yoder | | October 13, 2016 | 3:13 PM EDT

We’ve long known of the revolving door between the media and the Democratic party. George Stephanopoulos, Josh Earnest and Chris Matthews are just three of the many who’ve made the transition from policymaking to news shaping, or vice versa. Less known is the revolving door between America’s busiest abortion facility and the media. At least 15 employees are professionally connected to both one of the networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) and Planned Parenthood, according to professional networking sites. And 12 of them have, at different points, worked for both a network and Planned Parenthood.

By Curtis Houck | | October 13, 2016 | 2:27 PM EDT

One of the more shameless defenders of the Clinton and Obama families in author David Maraniss appeared on MSNBC late Wednesday night with The 11th Hour host Brian Williams to lament that he’s “suffering a bit from PTSD” from Donald Trump bringing up Bill Clinton’s sexual escapades but not worried because their opponents always “overplay their hand” against “Bill Clinton's defense attorney” Hillary Clinton. 

By P.J. Gladnick | | October 13, 2016 | 2:20 PM EDT

Sometimes you learn more about a periodical by what is not published in it than by what is published. And in the case of High Times magazine what do we learn by the fact that all the marijuana oriented publications available on the Web, except High Times, have published stories about the revelation released by Wikileaks on Monday that Hillary Clinton during a private talk to bankers gave a most definite thumbs down to legalization of marijuana? Could it be that High Times is so in the tank for Hillary that they must avoid mentioning this story about what Hillary really says on their most important issue behind the scenes?

Contrast High Times silence this topic with how other weed oriented magazines are covering it starting with the very appropriately named Marijuana:

By Brad Wilmouth | | October 13, 2016 | 2:05 PM EDT

On Wednesday's CNN Tonight, during a discussion of sexual harassment accusations against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, host Don Lemon at one point cited a dubious fact check by PolitiFact -- which sometimes engages in dodgy analysis at the expense of conservatives in spite of being touted as an unbiased group.

When right-leaning CNN political commentator and Trump supporter Corey Lewandowski brought up the audio recordings of Hillary Clinton as a young attorney laughing about successfully helping a child rapist avoid justice -- whom she knew to be guilty -- in part because of mistakes made by the prosecution, Lemon jumped in to cite PolitiFact as he claimed that the accusation "has been rated completely false," and at one point even seemed to suggest that the audiotape proving Clinton laughed was "doctored."

By NB Staff | | October 13, 2016 | 1:49 PM EDT

On Thursday afternoon, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell was outraged by the report from TMZ that multiple sources in the NBC circle said the network “top network execs knew about the video long before they publicly said they did, but wanted to hold it because it was too early in the election” and instead “roll out the tape 48 hours before the debate so it would dominate the news cycle leading up to the face-off.”

By Kyle Drennen | | October 13, 2016 | 1:05 PM EDT

On Thursday, both CBS This Morning and ABC’s Good Morning America framed the release of Clinton campaign e-mails as a “distraction” for the Democratic nominee while continuing to censor some of the worst revelations, including several exchanges in which staffers attacked Catholics. By contrast, NBC’s Today at least mentioned the controversy.

By Tom Johnson | | October 13, 2016 | 1:03 PM EDT

Jack Hitt thinks the mainstream media have started to push back against politicians’ lies because of “the sheer magnitude of [Donald] Trump’s horseshit.” In his cover story for the November issue of The New Republic, Hitt asserted that “thanks to Trump, some television hosts have discovered the ratings pull of a different style of journalism. Jake Tapper of CNN grilled Trump about his bigotry regarding the all-American judge of Mexican descent [Gonzalo Curiel] so skillfully and persistently that Trump wound up making several more mistakes, and now avoids the subject entirely. The interview was…a departure from standard TV interview fare…which strives to be ‘fair’ in the face of nonstop falsehoods.” As for Hillary Clinton, Hitt contended, that new, tougher standard doesn’t really apply, since her flaws don’t include mendacity: “Hillary lies the way her husband lies, which is to say she does not lie.”

By Scott Whitlock | | October 13, 2016 | 12:34 PM EDT

The co-hosts at CBS This Morning on Thursday interviewed a New York Times correspondent on the Wikileaks release, yet somehow avoided mentioning that journalist Mark Leibovich offered to let the Clinton campaign have “veto” power over what he published. In a Wikileaks document, the Times’s Leibovich said this to Clinton aide Jennifer Palmieri on questions to the candidate: “i wanted the option to use all -- and you could veto what you didn't want. That's why i selected the 5 or 6 I sent to you.”