CENSORED: Networks Spent 0.008% of News Shows on Planned Parenthood Footage

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from MRC NewsBusters,

An exclusive report compiled by the Media Research Center regarding the amount of Planned Parenthood coverage has been released today and the analysis is shocking.

Since July 14, the day that the first undercover video was released by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), the major networks have been on air for 243 hours and 30 minutes. Despite all of that time, ABC, NBC, and CBS have shown only 1 minute and 13 seconds showing actual video footage with audio!

If this does not expose the media as accomplices to these horrors (and likely criminal activity), then what will?

The media are completely uninterested in discussing the atrocities that are taking place at Planned Parenthood, which is funded with your tax dollars!

Sadly, since the media continue to downplay or ignore these horrific activities. A CNN survey revealed these shocking results: slightly more than 1 in 4 had heard a lot about this story. Here were the responses: Only 27 percent said they had heard a lot. Only 21 percent said they had heard a little. But 53 percent of respondents said they had not heard about the story at all.

Don’t you think the media can create reaction to videos?

It’s not like the networks have anything against undercover videos — if they fit in the media’s liberal agenda.

In September 2012, the networks spent 88 minutes in 3 days covering the Mitt Romney “47 percent” undercover video. ABC found the story worth 21 minutes, 19 seconds, CBS covered it in 31 minutes, 24 seconds and NBC spent 35 minutes, 40 seconds.

That’s 1 political video against 6 showing the trafficking of baby parts by a taxpayer-funded organization.

The nets rushed to highlight NBA owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks. In 3 ½ days, the networks devoted 146 minutes, or more than 2 hours, to the story of secret audiotapes capturing his racism.

In general, the networks are big fans of playing video. On January 7, ABC’s World News Tonight spent 114 seconds on zookeepers trying to get any mother gorilla to accept baby gorilla.

During the Jeff Rossen reports, elaborate set-ups where Rossen stages situations to see how people react, Today spent 306 seconds on an unruly child August 10th and 299 seconds on a person confessing to use a fake resume on August 12.

From the beginning, the liberal media raced to defend Planned Parenthood. In the first 9 hours and 30 minutes of news shows broadcast after the story broke, ABC, NBC and CBS, spent only 39 seconds on the first video. It took more than 24 hours before all three covered the story. In the week after the first video, the networks gave a mere 9 minutes and 11 seconds to the story (in contrast, the networks devoted more than three times that to the Susan G. Komen controversy, when the charity temporarily decided to defund the abortion giant).

Also during their news shows, ABC, NBC and CBS covered the shooting of Cecil the lion more in one day than they did these videos in two weeks. That discrepancy continued even after three weeks since the release of the first CMP video.

Even in the wake of the sixth video, the three networks haven’t mentioned the content of CMP’s fifth video once.

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