ABC, NBC Yawn at Crackdown on Hong Kong Democracy Protests; CBS Offers 20 Seconds

Matthew Balan | December 11, 2014
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[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]

CBS This Morning was the sole Big Three morning newscast on 11 December 2014 to report that the police in Hong Kong cleared out the main camp of pro-democracy protestors in the former British colony. Anchor Charlie Rose gave a 20-second news brief on the government's crackdown on the demonstrators. BBC News reported that "more than activists have been arrested...after police cleared the main pro-democracy protest camp."

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