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October 1, 2014 | 11:35AM EDT

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October 1, 2014 | 10:58AM EDT

Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi has been jailed in a Mexican prison for the past nine months for accidentally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with several firearms. Since his arrest, the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks have barely covered the story on their morning or evening newscasts despite numerous efforts to get him released.

October 1, 2014 | 8:46AM EDT

Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.) sat down with Gayle King for an interview that aired on Wednesday’s CBS This Morning and was met with a barrage of questions over his handling of the “Bridgegate” scandal of 2013. In fact, King was tougher on the New Jersey Governor’s handling of “Bridgegate” than her colleague Steve Kroft was during his 60 Minutes interview with President Obama on Sunday. Kroft lobbed numerous softball questions at the president and allowed him to shift blame for the growing ISIS threat on failures within the intelligence community.

September 30, 2014 | 4:27PM EDT

[For more, see NewsBusters.] Polls and prognosticators suggest a Republican takeover of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, the networks continue to offer scant coverage of the various races. The CBS Evening News on Sunday managed to briefly look at both the Senate elections in Kansas and Colorado.

September 30, 2014 | 4:02PM EDT

After ignoring criticism on Monday of President Obama's claim to 60 Minutes that the intelligence community was to blame for having "underestimated" ISIS, Tuesday's CBS This Morning finally caught up with the story as co-host Norah O'Donnell declared: "...intelligence officials sort of brustled [sic] at hearing the President say that the intelligence community may have underestimated this threat. I mean, publicly, there's a paper trail of intelligence officials before Congress saying ISIS is a problem."

 

September 30, 2014 | 3:43PM EDT

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September 30, 2014 | 3:32PM EDT

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September 30, 2014 | 3:12PM EDT

With the 2014 midterm elections just five weeks away, MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow thought it was the perfect time to give a state Democrat a six minute platform to promote her candidacy. On Tuesday afternoon, Farrow spoke to Leticia Van de Putte of Texas, who is running as the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, and provided her with unchallenged airtime to hit her Republican opponent on numerous issues including his “harsh rhetoric on undocumented immigrants.” Video cross-posted

September 30, 2014 | 12:43PM EDT

During Saturday morning's edition of the Cashin' In program on the Fox News Channel, host Eric Bolling called for people in the military to be paid far more than the $15 per hour minimum wage “burger flippers” are looking for -- even though it means he'll be attacked by “the liberal posse” of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. 

September 30, 2014 | 12:36PM EDT

Lena Dunham, liberal feminist and star of the HBO series Girls, appeared on Tuesday’s Good Morning America to promote her new book “Not that kind of girl” and was treated to a fawning interview by ABC co-host Robin Roberts.

September 29, 2014 | 5:46PM EDT

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September 29, 2014 | 4:14PM EDT

[For more, see NewsBusters.] Under threat of a lawsuit, the liberal  Daily Show altered a highly controversial ambush segment revolving around the Washington Redskins team name. A severely edited version of the story aired Thursday night, but still contained more overt editorializing and less comedy.