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Nets Hail Celebs Rushing to Excuse Royal Climate Hypocrisy

August 20th, 2019 4:47 PM
On Tuesday, journalists on all three network morning shows joined liberal celebrities in rushing to defend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle against accusations of hypocrisy after the supposedly environmentally-conscious royal couple took two different trips on private jets within a week. Reporters on CBS, NBC, and ABC touted other wealthy elites like Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres scolding critics…
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NBC, CBS Promote Teens Skipping School to Protest Global Warming

March 15th, 2019 9:00 PM
On Friday evening, the NBC Nightly News caught up with CNN in highlighting a couple of teenage environmental activists who are promoting an alarmist agenda against global warming while encouraging students to skip school to pressure adults into taking action on the issue. The CBS Evening News also gave the protests a 17-second brief.
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Hayes Invokes Politics in U.K. Bombing; NBC Reporter Wasn't Having It

May 23rd, 2017 1:13 AM
By and large, the news media remained calm, collected, and hesitant to speculate on Tuesday night following the terrorist attack in Manchester, England at the Ariana Grande concert. That being said, the evening was not without notable comments, including some from MSNBC’s All In host Chris Hayes.  
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NBC Goes All In to Back Secretary Kerry on Israel Double-Cross

December 28th, 2016 9:44 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry took to the podium Wednesday and unloaded on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the State of Israel, claiming they were impeding the Middle East peace process. Later on that evening, NBC Nightly News went to bat for Kerry running two reports backing up his assertions. “Kerry painting a dire picture when it comes to reaching a peace deal in the Middle…
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CBS, NBC Hype 'Uproar' Over Secular France's Burkini Ban

August 25th, 2016 9:42 PM
On Thursday, CBS and NBC's evening newscasts played up the "controversy exploding around the world over so-called burkinis," after several French city governments banned the Islamic swimming garment. CBS's James Brown previewed the subject by trumpeting, "Nuns go to the beach in their habits; so why has France banned the burkini?" NBC's Kelly Cobiella spotlighted…
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ABC Only Offers Seconds on Obama’s Cash to Ayatollahs Scandal

August 3rd, 2016 12:36 PM
While both NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning devoted full reports to The Wall Street Journal exposing the Obama administration secretly paying a $400 million ransom in cash to Iran to secure the release of American hostages, ABC’s Good Morning America only managed two news briefs on the topic that amounted to less than a minute of air time.

As AZ Immigration Law Looms, ABC Touts Harm to Small Businesses

July 26th, 2010 3:41 PM
ABC's "World News" on Sunday caught up to CBS and NBC in fretting about the potential problems caused by illegal immigrants who may be leaving Arizona before the state's new law takes effect on Thursday. Correspondent Barbara Pinto devoted her entire piece to lamenting the possible damage to small businesses whose customers are presumably now leaving the state, but offered less than a…

MRC Study: By 12 to 1, ABC, CBS, and NBC Rip Arizona's Immigration Law

May 6th, 2010 5:06 PM
When political scientists compare populism and elitism, they could certainly find a test case in the new Arizona law on immigration enforcement. While Rasmussen found 70 percent of Arizonans favored the crackdown on illegal aliens, and new national media polls found majority support as well, ABC, CBS, and NBC denounced the popular will as short-sighted and discriminatory. From April 23 to May 3,…

CBS Frets Illegal Aliens 'No Longer Feel Welcome' – and the Problem

May 3rd, 2010 11:58 PM
Most support Arizona’s impending immigration enforcement law and a solid 78 percent think the federal government should do more to keep illegal immigrants from getting into the U.S. where, Katie Couric noted in citing the new poll numbers, “hundreds of thousands of them now live in Arizona.” So, how did CBS take these hardly surprising findings? Couric fretted “many” of those illegals “no longer…

CBS: Should GOP ‘Broaden Appeal’ Beyond ‘Palin-Style Conservatis

November 14th, 2008 3:20 PM
In a report on Thursday’s CBS Evening News on the Republican Governors Association conference, correspondent Kelly Cobiella focused on Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, observing: "A lot of Americans would like to see her stay on the national stage -- 45 percent, according a new Gallup Poll. But even more, 52, percent, would not." Cobiella then added: "The party itself is split on…

CBS Touts 'Great Schlep' Effort to Get Grandparents to Back Obama

October 14th, 2008 11:47 AM
A night after Sunday's CBS Evening News ended with a feature piece on a 106-year-old nun in Rome who plans to vote for Barack Obama, Monday's newscast concluded with a puff piece on “The Great Schlep,” a Columbus Day weekend effort headlined by left-wing comedian Sarah Silverman to get Jewish grandchildren to travel to Florida to convince their grandparents to vote for Barack Obama. In a video…

'Evening News' Correlates Foreclosure Crisis with Homeless Epidemic

April 24th, 2008 10:40 AM
The housing crisis strikes again ... sort of. The April 23 "CBS Evening News" found a way to twist the turmoil in the housing markets into something that's stretch even for them - a rise in the homeless population. "The Anticos are leaving their Bradenton, Fla. home because they have to," CBS correspondent Kelly Cobiella said. "The bank foreclosed on it in February…

'Evening News' Plays up Recessionary-Caused Unemployment

January 24th, 2008 5:05 PM
Worried about finding employment after losing your job because of this gosh-awful recession we're having? Oh, you haven't lost your job yet? Yeah, we aren't actually having a recession yet, but that's just details. But the show must go on, and so goes the January 23 "CBS Evening News." "It's a bumpy ride for the American worker as well. As the economy slows the unemployment…

Confirming Limbaugh's Prediction, CBS Ignores Study Casting Doubt on G

August 9th, 2007 9:06 PM
Two nights after NBC blamed hot summer temperatures on global warming, and on the very day a new scientific report cast doubt on a key assumption behind global warming forecasts, CBS on Thursday evening held global warming culpable for “oppressive August heat” that killed a man in East St. Louis. For an expert assessment, CBS reporter Kelly Cobiella turned only to the Weather Channel…