NBC Ignores the Resignations of High Ranking DNC Officials Over Hacked E-Mails

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Major news broke Tuesday regarding high ranking Democratic National Committee personnel losing their jobs, but you would never know it if you watched NBC Nightly News. Even though ABC and CBS spent minimal time on the story, NBC was the only network in the “big three” to avoid the topic all together. “And there is one more developing headline in the race for president before we move on here, and this one spells trouble for the Democrats tonight,” hyped ABC anchor David Muir on World News Tonight.

“More heads rolling at the Democratic National Committee, after the party's e-mail was hacked,” he went on to explain. Muir continued:

U.S. authorities believing Russian hackers were behind it, but it's what's in those e-mails now leading to resignations. Party CEO Amy Daisy is out tonight, along with the party's chief finance officer and commune cases director. All three in those e-mails showing favoritism for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. The release of those e-mails already led to DNC chairperson congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign from her post at the DNC.

While ABC dedicated 40 seconds to the story, CBS thought it only warranted 18 seconds. “There is more fallout from the leak of Democratic National Committee e-mails that reveal party officials favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders,” said Charlie Rose CBS Evening News, filling in for anchor Scott Pelley. Rose only mentioned “three top officials” were forced to resign, and that Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was forced to step down from her position as the Chair of the DNC.

Spanish-language network Univision also gave the story minimal air time, almost on par with CBS at 21 seconds. Univision was the only network to mention the names of the two other officials forced to resign, “Two of her collaborators Luis Miranda and Brad Marshall joined her resignation, which was announced through a press release.”

Even with Univision’s short amount of time they still beat out their Spanish competitor Telemundo, who also gave the story zero air time. Telemundo is owned by NBC Universal which could explain why they, along with NBC News, did not cover the resignations.

On a similar note, NBC also failed to report about the lies Hillary Clinton told on Fox News Sunday about her truthfulness to the public about her E-Mails. Clinton claimed FBI Director James Comey vindicated what she was telling the public, when in fact he did the opposite.

Transcripts below:

ABC
World News Tonight
August 2, 2016
6:36:39 PM Eastern [40 Seconds]

DAVID MUIR: And there is one more developing headline in the race for president before we move on here, and this one spells trouble for the Democrats tonight. More heads rolling at the Democratic National Committee, after the party's e-mail was hacked. U.S. authorities believing Russian hackers were behind it, but it's what's in those e-mails now leading to resignations. Party CEO Amy Daisy is out tonight, along with the party's chief finance officer and commune cases director. All three in those e-mails showing favoritism for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. The release of those e-mails already led to DNC chairperson congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign from her post at the DNC.

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CBS
Evening News
August 2, 2016
6:37:41 PM Eastern [18 Seconds]

CHARLIE ROSE: There is more fallout from the leak of Democratic National Committee e-mails that reveal party officials favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. Three top officials, including the C.E.O., resigned today. The party chair, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, announced her resignation last week.

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UNIVISION
NOTICIERO UNIVISION
8/2/2016
6:37:07 PM Eastern [21 Seconds]

MARIA ELENA SALINAS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION: Well, the Executive Director of the Democratic National Committee Amy Dacey resigned, as a result of the scandal caused by the revelation of emails little before starting the Convention for that party last week. Two of her collaborators Luis Miranda and Brad Marshall joined her resignation, which was announced through a press release.