ABC, CBS Skimp on Oral Arguments of Key Supreme Court Case on Future of Unions

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/01/11/abc-cbs-ski…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>On Monday, ABC&rsquo;s<em> World News Tonight</em> and the <em>CBS Evening News</em> chose to punt on covering the first of work in 2016 for the Supreme Court with a blockbusters case concerning the future of paying dues to public sector unions that often go onto lobby for liberal causes (even if some of their dues-paying members disagree).&nbsp;</p>

<p>In contrast, NBC Nightly News and Justice correspondent Pete Williams offered a full segment on what&rsquo;s arguably one of the Court&rsquo;s top cases this term, but fretted that a ruling against unions<strong> &ldquo;could deal a crippling blow&rdquo;</strong> to them and the <strong>&ldquo;contracts for 10 million public employees nationwide.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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