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By Curtis Houck | | July 28, 2016 | 2:36 AM EDT

The crew at MSNBC late Wednesday were locked and loaded to respond to President Barack Obam’s speech to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and didn’t disappoint as breaking news anchor Brian Williams informed everyone that “we will not see his kind again” before Rachel Maddow ruled that “[t]here’s nothing else like him” while Hardball host Chris Matthews admitted that “it’s pretty well known I’ve always gone for this guy.”

By Scott Whitlock | | July 28, 2016 | 2:22 AM EDT

When Bill Maher isn’t bashing Nazi Republicans who plan to put immigrants in “boxcars,” the HBO comic wants to bring people together. The Real Time host opened a live, post-convention version of his show with this nasty joke: “For people who have been saying elections didn't offer a real choice, it is kind of a real choice. Right? ‘Hillary is going to fight for you.’ ‘Hillary is going to murder you.’ ‘How do we welcome immigrants?’ ‘How many can we  fit in a boxcar?’"

By Scott Whitlock | | July 28, 2016 | 1:04 AM EDT

The journalists at ABC, CBS and NBC were beside themselves with gushing praise of Barack Obama’s address to the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday. Immediately after his speech, they hailed the President as a “preacher" and a “powerful” "lawyer."

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | July 28, 2016 | 12:50 AM EDT

CNN went into full Barack Obama backing mode following his speech at the Democratic Nation Convention. Most of the panel looked and sounded as if they were moved to tears by his words as they all sang his praises. “Nobody can talk about America like Barack Obama, aside from maybe Ronald Reagan,” CNN’s Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger declared, “And that's what I was thinking about this evening because he described an American that we all aspire to be and in a way we are.”

By Curtis Houck | | July 28, 2016 | 12:36 AM EDT

Despite it drawing nowhere near the same levels of enthusiasm that other speeches drew in the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) thus far, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC went into full spin mode late Wednesday hailing vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s personality as a “suburban dad” whose “extraordinary” Spanish-speaking skills made for “a Spanish lesson down here.”

By Dylan Gwinn | | July 28, 2016 | 12:30 AM EDT

Perhaps the true measure of how far a society has slipped into the abyss, is not by looking at what people say, but instead, looking at what people are not allowed to say.

By Matthew Balan | | July 27, 2016 | 11:57 PM EDT

On Wednesday, ABC's World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News both played up President Obama's planned speech to the Democratic National Convention as a key moment to promote Hillary Clinton. ABC's Cecilia Vega touted the President as "her most powerful ally." NBC's Andrea Mitchell counted the chief executive as one of "Clinton's heaviest hitters" and spotlighted his "most critical moment" at the convention. Kristen Welker contended that "there is...no more critical speech than the one he'll deliver tonight."

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | July 27, 2016 | 11:27 PM EDT

CNN’s America’s Choice 2016 panel was in awe of the lineup of speakers at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening. But most of them fawned over one in particular former New York City Mayor, and billionaire, Michael Bloomberg. “There are very few people other than Michael Bloomberg who could have given this kind of message to independents not in this hall,” gushed Host Anderson Cooper. 

By Scott Whitlock | | July 27, 2016 | 10:50 PM EDT

Unlike Republicans, Democrats don’t “hate.” That incredible claim came from MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on Wednesday night came as the Hardball host fawned over the Democratic National Convention. Matthews sneered, “Republicans hate Hillary Clinton. I don't think there's a better word for chemistry-like dislike for her. It's pure. They hate her.” 

By Jorge Bonilla | | July 27, 2016 | 10:39 PM EDT

El vicio mediático se manifiesta de varias maneras. La mayor parte de las veces, el sesgo es evidente cuando examinamos la manera en que se enmarca una noticia. En otra ocasiones, el sesgo se presenta al determinar cuáles hechos se presentan y cuáles no. Y a veces, el sesgo se revela mediante una presentación completamente capciosa de los hechos, Hoy examinaremos una instancia similar.

By Curtis Houck | | July 27, 2016 | 10:22 PM EDT

Full Frontal host Samantha Bee joined the set of Wednesday’s PBS NewsHour to promote her TBS show and in the process, she claimed to be an “independent” despite being “excited for Hillary” and defended her show’s near constant use of “salty language” despite a drove of critics (which she argued she ignores). 

By Jack Coleman | | July 27, 2016 | 8:56 PM EDT

Over-the-top hyperbole is par for the course at any party's convention, especially when it's former president Bill Clinton extolling the virtues of his wife. But there came a point last night when the former president's gushing for Hillary crossed the line into Twilight-Zone absurdity.

It was clear from the start that Mr. Clinton set a daunting task -- to sell the notion of Hillary as "the best darn change maker I've ever met," a dubious proposition when the subject at hand represents change to the same extent that Leonid Brezhnev did upon assuming power in the Soviet Union.

By Scott Whitlock | | July 27, 2016 | 8:55 PM EDT

It’s not enough for journalists to fawn over the Democratic National Convention on their own shows, some of them are going to entertainment tabloid programs to do it. World News anchor David Muir briefly appeared on Wednesday’s Entertainment Tonight. Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski talked to Access Hollywood. 

By Geoffrey Dickens | | July 27, 2016 | 5:17 PM EDT

If a Republican Congressman had gotten into a physical altercation with a reporter at the GOP convention it’s a good bet it would have been plastered all over the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) network and cable newscasts. But so far no one at ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC or FNC has reported on Alan Grayson’s Tuesday scuffle, in Philadelphia, with a reporter that asked the Florida Democratic Congressman about domestic violence allegations made by his ex-wife. 

By Katie Yoder | | July 27, 2016 | 4:49 PM EDT

“Hillary Clinton” is synonymous with “women’s rights,” according to the broadcast networks. During their national news shows, ABC, CBS and NBC have repeatedly brought up “women’s rights” while reporting on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton since she announced her presidential bid. In that same time frame, the networks mostly ignored the tens of millions of dollars in donations the Clinton Foundation accepted from countries that violate women’s rights.