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ABC, CBS Continue to Omit Criticism of Obama as ISIS Seizes Palmyra

May 21st, 2015 11:28 PM
As the Islamic terrorist group ISIS seized Ramadi earlier this week and now the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra, the major broadcast networks have largely declined to even mention any criticism of President Obama and his so-called policy in dealing with ISIS and Thursday night was no exception as ABC and CBS declined to raise that point of view. While it was brief, NBC Nightly News did make…
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ABC, CBS Omit That Soldier Died While Searching for Bowe Bergdahl

March 26th, 2015 10:39 AM
Following an announcement that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl would be formally charged with desertion and endangering his fellow soldiers, on Thursday morning, ABC and CBS continued to omit the fact that at least one member of Bergdahl’s military unit died while searching for him in Afghanistan. In addition, the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks once again…
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Nets Omit Mention of Susan Rice Praising Bowe Bergdahl in June 2014

March 25th, 2015 9:39 PM
In their coverage of desertion charges filed against U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the major broadcast networks on Wednesday night failed to mention that National Security Advisor Susan Rice had praised Bergdahl for serving “with honor and distinction.” Standing in sharp contrast to this glaring omission by the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC, the clip of Rice’s…
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Nets Ignore Far-Left Agenda of 'Fringe' Mob's Attack on U.S. Sailors

November 12th, 2014 9:30 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC's evening newscasts on Wednesday glossed over the radical left-wing ideology of the Turkish protesters who assaulted three U.S. sailors in Istanbul earlier in the day. ABC's Martha Raddatz reported that the "the attackers [are] members of an ultra-nationalist group called the Turkish Youth Union, angry at what it calls 'American imperialism.'" NBC's…
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NBC Ignores NY Times Scoop on Chemical Weapons in Iraq

October 16th, 2014 3:45 PM
As of Thursday morning, NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover the New York Times's front-page article on Wednesday about Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons stockpiles in Iraq, which were discovered by U.S. forces after the Iraq War. NBC was quick to cast doubt on the existence of these WMD's during the immediate aftermath of the U.S.-led invasion.
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Dempsey Opens Chance of Troops In Iraq; Nets Rush to Cover For Obama

September 17th, 2014 12:55 AM
On Tuesday night, the major broadcast networks worked to quickly remind viewers that President Barack Obama has promised that no United States combat troops will be on the ground in the Middle East to fight the Islamic terrorist group ISIS despite congressional testimony by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, on Tuesday that U.S. troops returning to Iraq could still…

ABC, NBC Ignore Heartbreaking Video of Iraqis Desperately Escaping ISI

August 12th, 2014 12:35 PM
Only CBS This Morning on Tuesday bothered to cover the heartbreaking video of Iraqi refugees rushing a helicopter in a desperate attempt to escape the violence of the terrorist group ISIS. NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America ignored the gripping video.  CBS reporter David Martin narrated the CNN-supplied footage: "Iraqi Army helicopters fly in at 100 feet in broad…

Big Three Networks Avoid Calling ISIS 'Terrorists;' Label Them 'Rebels

August 9th, 2014 12:30 AM
The Big Three networks steered clear of labeling the Islamist group ISIS "terrorists" on their evening newscasts on Friday. Instead, ABC's World News and CBS Evening News labeled the genocidal radicals "militants." NBC Nightly News used the more benign "rebels" in their coverage of the group's latest attacks on the Kurdish part of Iraq. The closest that…

Networks Spotlight Medal of Honor Recipients Under Obama; Ignored Hero

March 19th, 2014 12:30 AM
On Tuesday, all three broadcast network evening newscasts devoted full reports to President Obama honoring 24 members of the military – only three still living – with the Medal of Honor. CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley trumpeted how the President "righted a historic wrong. He presented the nation's highest military award to 24 Americans, after a review determined that…

As Terrorist Threats Force Shutdown of U.S. Embassies, Networks Barely

August 2nd, 2013 12:13 PM
Late Thursday, news broke of the State Department ordering numerous U.S. embassies across the Middle East closed on Sunday, August 4 due to terror threats from Al Qaeda. While the Big Three network evening newscasts all covered the important development that night, not one of them made any mention of the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the consulate in Benghazi, the perpetrators of which…

CBS Devotes Two Straight Days of Coverage to 'Possible Cover-Up' on Be

May 6th, 2013 4:53 PM
CBS used its Sunday evening and Monday morning newscasts to keep the spotlight on the question of a "possible cover-up" surrounding the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Jeff Glor led CBS Evening News with the scoop from earlier in the day on Face the Nation – that a "career U.S. diplomat is raising new questions" about the Obama administration's…

No Critics Allowed: Big Three Nets Trumpet 'Historic' End to 'Don't As

September 20th, 2011 2:53 PM
The Big Three networks unequivocally celebrated the end of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy as a "historic moment" on their Tuesday morning programs. CBS's "Early Show" turned to a discharged Air Force major who pushed for further recognition of same-sex couples by the military. NBC's "Today" brought on a homosexual…

Wikileaks Dump Reveals Intel on Radical London Mosque; Royal Wedding-O

April 28th, 2011 12:20 PM
On Sunday, a Wikileaks document dump revealed files from Guantanamo Bay in which military commanders noted the Finsbury Park mosque in north London was a "haven" for Islamic extremists, "an attack planning and propaganda production base" that recruited jihadists to fight in Pakistan and Afghanistan. But while the American mainstream media have been ga-ga over tomorrow'…

CBS Highlights UN Criticism of U.S. Drone Attacks; Suggests Tactic Fue

June 3rd, 2010 3:52 PM
On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, Pentagon correspondent David Martin reported on the United Nations criticizing U.S. drone attacks against terrorists: "Philip Alston is author of a new U.N. report which argues that drone strikes amount to a 'license to kill' without being held accountable, a license the U.S. would not want any other country to have."A clip was played of Alston…