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Nasty Nets Dismiss Jobs Report as Illegitimate Due to COVID Spikes

July 2nd, 2020 10:35 PM

Predictably, the broadcast network evening newscasts were distraught by the record-breaking June jobs report, so they resorted to implying the report was illegitimate due to recent spikes across the country in coronavirus cases. ABC, CBS, and NBC tag-teamed to boast of a “reality check” because the report came “with a big catch” because “the latest tally was taken before the recent spike in…

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CBS, NBC Barely Cover Huge Jobs Report; ABC Boasts ‘Jobs Growth Soars’

December 6th, 2019 9:08 PM
As our sister site CNS News pointed out, Friday morning’s jobs report was a smashing success for the American economy with “a whopping 266,000 jobs in November; and for the sixth month in a row, a record number of Americans were counted as employed.” The unemployment rate fell “to 3.5 percent, a 50-year low.” But when it came time for the Friday broadcast…
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ABC, NBC Stoke Panic for Possible Recession, CBS Tries to Ease Fears

August 14th, 2019 9:03 PM
With the so-called “inverted yield curve” for bonds creeping up on Wednesday, ABC and NBC sprinted to stoke fears that “a recession could be on the horizon”, as NBC White House correspondent Kristen Welker declared. But over on CBS Evening News, chief financial analyst Jill Schlesinger was telling viewers to “run your life as if this were just any old day.”
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Network Freak-Out: ‘Outrage,’ ‘Turmoil,’ ‘Panic’...Over Lower Taxes

February 13th, 2019 6:16 PM
For days, the broadcast networks have been warning of a nation in “turmoil,” with “outrage” and downright “panic” sweeping across the country. The source of the crisis? Last year’s tax reform law that allowed Americans to keep more of their own money. In short, the media were aghast that some taxpayers were getting smaller refunds or even owing money to…

NBC Swamps Jobs News in Trade Fears, CBS Shortchanges With 17 Seconds

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June 4th, 2018 4:01 PM
The “booming jobs market” got very different treatment from each of the three broadcast networks as unemployment dropped to 3.8 percent. While ABC, CBS and NBC evening news shows all reported the “stronger than expected” numbers, NBC Nightly News spent more than four times as long complaining about a tweet from President Trump ahead of the jobs numbers and fears of a…
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NBC Ignores Apple's 20K New Jobs, CBS Censors the Role of Tax Cuts

January 17th, 2018 8:51 PM
The GOP tax cuts scored yet another win on Wednesday when tech giant Apple cited the cuts as a driving factor for their newly announced plans to build a new campus, create 20,000 new jobs, and invest $350 billion in the U.S. economy among other exciting announcements. But despite the great news, NBC Nightly News and Spanish-language networks Univision and Telemundo failed to cover the story at…
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Nets Fear Political Conspiracy in DOJ Blocking Media Merger

November 21st, 2017 5:05 PM
On Tuesday, all three network morning shows fretted over the Justice Department filing a lawsuit to block a planned merger between telecommunications giants AT&T and Time Warner. Hosts and correspondents warned of “politics” being “at play” in the decision and touted how critics were “raising concerns about the motive behind the government’s legal challenge…
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ABC Cherry-Picks From Google Memo, Omits Criticism of Liberal Bias

August 10th, 2017 10:35 AM
Thursday on Good Morning America, ABC continued their skewed reporting on the leaked memo from a former Google engineer that criticized his company’s approach to diversity in the workplace. But today’s report from ABC was the most biased yet. Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis cherry-picked the most unflattering generalizations about women from James Damore’s ten page memo, completely…
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NBC Skips as ABC, CBS Trumpet Facebook Pushback on Censorship Scandal

May 13th, 2016 1:40 PM
On Friday morning, NBC’s Today completely ignored a statement published late Thursday night by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg denying claims that his site has censored conservative news stories and promoted some topics as trending even though they weren’t. CBS This Morning and ABC’s Good Morning America devoted full stories to defending Zuckerberg and thus furthering the…
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Shock: ABC Covers Clothing Company Touting Pro-Abortion Steinem

February 26th, 2016 4:55 PM
Good Morning America on Friday actually noticed a controversy involving the very pro-abortion feminist Gloria Steinem. Clothing company Lands' End was forced to apologize for featuring Steinem in its spring issue. Reporter Rebecca Jarvis explained what caused the outrage from pro-life Americans: “An interview with feminist, journalist and political activist Gloria steinem after…
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ABC, NBC Fail to Label Far-Left Greek Government in Debt Coverage

June 29th, 2015 11:25 PM
In their coverage Monday night of the debt crisis in Greece, ABC and NBC refused to label the current Greek government as socialist, far-left, or even left-wing with ABC neglecting to even explain why Greece has found itself in such a precarious position as they stand to possibly default on their billions of dollars in debt and/or leave the Eurozone. In contrast to both networks, the CBS…

ABC Heralds $3.43-A-Gallon Gas, Forget Prices Spiked Under Obama

August 27th, 2014 3:56 PM
The news media think that because gas prices have fallen to an average of $3.43-a-gallon there is room to rejoice, even as the record streak of gas prices above $3-a-gallon continues. By Labor Day that record will stand at 1,349 days. ABC’s “Good Morning America” praised the “nice surprise” of lower gas prices on Aug. 26, just in time for Labor Day weekend.

Matt Lauer Tries to 'Tread Lightly' Through Feminist Minefield with GM

June 27th, 2014 12:17 PM
On Thursday’s Today, NBC host Matt Lauer walked into trouble with the feminists by asking GM CEO Mary Barra if she could be a mother and a CEO and do both jobs well – causing every liberal to pull out the card “You don’t ask the males that.” Charlotte Alter at Time asked: “How’s this for a question: Can Matt Lauer be a good dad and host the Today…

ABC, NBC Too Busy With O.J. Simpson Police Chase Anniversary To Cover

June 11th, 2014 8:58 PM
CBS Evening News was the only Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to report that the FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the V.A. scandal. Neither ABC's World News nor NBC Nightly News covered this latest development in the ongoing controversy. Instead, both programs devoted air time to the 20th anniversary of O.J. Simpson's slow-speed run from the police, after the murder…