ABC Boosts 'Fast and Furious' Car Chase, Omits Gunrunning Scandal News

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<p>[<em>More in the cross-post on the MRC&#39;s <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/matthew-balan/2016/04/08/abc-boosts…; target="_blank">NewsBusters blog</a>.</em>]</p>

<p>On 8 April 2016, the Big Three networks&#39; evening newscasts gave a collective yawn at the latest development in the Obama administration&#39;s Fast and Furious scandal: the White House &quot;turning over to lawmakers thousands of pages of records&quot; related to the gunrunning debacle to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. ABC&#39;s <em>World News Tonight</em> actually used the &quot;Fast and Furious&quot; phrase at the top of the program, but not in reference to the controversy. Instead, they mentioned it as they teased a full report on the latest police chase from Los Angeles.</p>

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