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By Ken Shepherd | May 18, 2015 | 6:07 PM EDT

To MSNBC's Emma Margolin, it's "troubling" that former Florida governor Jeb Bush doesn't think there's a constitutional right for persons to enter into a same-sex marriage. But what's even more "troubling" to her is his defense of religious freedom claims when it comes to Christian business owners being asked to cater, plan, or photograph a same-sex wedding ceremony.

By Kyle Drennen | May 18, 2015 | 5:15 PM EDT

While CBS This Morning and ABC's Good Morning America on Monday completely ignored Hillary Clinton's continued refusal to take press questions, NBC's Today gave the controversy a scant 45 seconds of air time.

By Matthew Balan | May 18, 2015 | 5:00 PM EDT

CNN's Chris Cuomo asserted that Jeb Bush "doesn't seem to be the new Republican" on Monday's New Day, after the former Florida governor voiced his support of traditional marriage during a recent interview on CBN. Cuomo later underlined that Bush is "going to have to figure out how to please the plurality" on the marriage issue, and added that "this is not a well-calculated move on that front."

By Kristine Marsh | May 18, 2015 | 4:01 PM EDT

Liberal feminist icons are apparently the Hollywood trend in the upcoming election cycle. First, “Madam Secretary,” a TV series inspired by Hillary Clinton came out last fall, and now a movie about liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the works. 

 Deadline reports that Israeli-born American actress Natalie Portman is cast to portray the Jewish Supreme Court Justice in a biopic about Ginsburg’s fight for “equal rights,” titled “On The Basis of Sex.” The film is directed by Marielle Heller, who’s coming-of-age tale about a teenage girl losing her virginity to her mother’s boyfriend was a Sundance and media favorite. 

By NB Staff | May 18, 2015 | 3:53 PM EDT

During an appearance on FBN's Varney & Co. on Monday, MRC President Brent Bozell blasted ABC's George Stephanopoulos for failing to inform both ABC News and his viewers that he had donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation. He also took ABC News to task for "giving the middle finger to America" by not considering the donations a big deal.

By Kyle Drennen | May 18, 2015 | 3:20 PM EDT

On Monday, both CBS This Morning and NBC's Today seized on the same talking point that 2016 Republican candidates were "struggling" with questions about the Iraq war and that the issue "keeps tripping everybody up."

By Jeffrey Meyer | May 18, 2015 | 3:19 PM EDT

During a panel discussion Sunday’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, NPR's Cokie Roberts rushed to defend Hillary Clinton for continuing to not answer questions from the press in the month since she announced her presidential campaign. 

By Tom Blumer | May 18, 2015 | 2:39 PM EDT

The folks at MSNBC exhibited a sick sense of "humor" on Friday.

As Gateway Pundit's Kristinn Taylor reported Friday afternoon, the network posted "a video to MSNBC’s Facebook page that mocks police over a criminal dragging a police officer by a car as he attempted to flee ..." The post asked the following question, which was also tweeted: "Does it count as a police chase if you take the cop along for the ride?"

By Jeffrey Meyer | May 18, 2015 | 1:51 PM EDT

During an appearance on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday, Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer blasted ABC’s George Stephanopoulos for failing to disclose $75,000 worth of donations to the Clinton Foundation. Speaking to Brian Stelter, Schweizer maintained that after his interview with the ABC anchor that he "thought he was simply asking tough questions. Now I think the revelations that have come out put the interview at least in my mind in a totally different context.”

By Katie Yoder | May 18, 2015 | 1:26 PM EDT

Despite the media’s anti-Christian attitude, this star’s faith isn’t holding her back. 

Country singer Carrie Underwood won the “Top Christian Song” at 2015 Billboard Music Awards with her hit “Something in the Water” on May 17. With more than 12 million YouTube views, the song speaks to the power of baptism and conversion. 

By Scott Whitlock | May 18, 2015 | 12:54 PM EDT

With the bleak news on Monday that Ramadi had fallen to the terrorist group ISIS, the three networks minimized an examination of Barack Obama's responsibility. Despite hyping the problems 2016 Republicans face in connection to Iraq, ABC, NBC and CBS were more reserved on the issue of ISIS. On CBS This Morning, Holly Williams allowed, "What is clear is that despite nine months of U.S. lead air strikes in Iraq, ISIS is still capable of seizing territory." 

By NB Staff | May 18, 2015 | 11:50 AM EDT

MRC President Brent Bozell issued the following statement after ABC failed to sanction George Stephanopoulos, host of ABC’s This Week and Good Morning America, for displaying an inexcusable lack of journalistic ethics.

By Matthew Balan | May 18, 2015 | 11:48 AM EDT

On Saturday, the Twitter account of CNN Politics posted a cartoon portrayal of Hillary Clinton to promote an article about the Democratic presidential candidate's visit to her campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. The caricature depicted Mrs. Clinton in "6 things Hillary could use in Brooklyn," and placed a cup of "artisinal (sic) coffee" in her hand, a floral print suit with matching "skinny pants," silver Birkenstocks, iPhone earbuds, and Warby Parker eyeglass frames.

By Tim Graham | May 18, 2015 | 11:22 AM EDT

Cable-news networks today are replaying the opening skit on Saturday Night Live mocking Hillary Clinton trying to talk to voters who are on summer vacation. But NBC “balanced” that skit with a mean-spirited hit on how ISIS was created by George W. Bush and Dick Cheney and was a “Halliburton production.”

The fake newscast Weekend Update lamely ran Seventies-style TV credits that said “ISIS: Created by George Bush and Dick Cheney. Executive Producer Donald Rumsfeld.”

By Tom Blumer | May 18, 2015 | 10:49 AM EDT

The competition is fierce, but perhaps the most consistent area of outright and arguably deliberate U.S. and worldwide press distortion is found in their coverage of the Catholic Church and its pontiff.

Last week, the major international wires and several U.S. outlets once again demonstrated that readers, listeners and viewers can never trust that they will get an accurate story relating to these matters without also consulting other publications and online outlets. Numerous stories claimed that Pope Francis called Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas (aka Abu Mazen) an "angel of peace." As Stephen Kruiser at PJ Media and Ellen Carmichael at National Review have noted, he did no such thing.