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NBC Compares GOP Health-care Collapse to Basketball

You might say Capitol Hill is like sports, an ideological faceoff between politicians on either side of the aisle. NBC’s coverage of the GOP’s health care failure on March 24 took the comparison a step further. NBC’s Hallie Jackson described the day’s events while an on-screen...

ABC Mixes Polls and Makes Clinton Look Better

In the wake of the New York bombing, ABC and NBC both reported polling data Sept. 19 on how voters thought presidential candidates would handle terrorism. Both networks had the same data but showed different results. If you watched ABC, Hillary Clinton seemed like the favored candidate:...

Graphics and the Media’s Mindfulness

On Sept. 1, CBS ran the following graphics to go along with its coverage of the FBI’s released documents from the Hillary Clinton email investigation: They also incorporated Donald Trump’s reaction to the situation using the same graphic layout: The network then revealed the following poll, which...