CBS, NBC Continue Hyping ‘Fangate’; Yet Ignore Apology from Debate Organizers

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2014/10/16/cbs-nbc-continue-h…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the Newsbusters blog.</em></p>

<p>CBS and NBC continued on Thursday night to harp on the so-called refusal of Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott to initially debate his opponent, Democrat and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, on Wednesday because of Crist&rsquo;s usage of a fan that broke the rules of the debate.</p>

<p>After each of the &ldquo;big three&rdquo; (ABC, CBS, and NBC) <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jeffrey-meyer/2014/10/16/big-three-pounce-…; target="_blank">mentioned</a> it on their morning newscasts, the <em>CBS Evening News</em> and <em>NBC Nightly News</em> aired new segments and included NBC&rsquo;s Brian Williams stating that what transpired on Wednesday night <strong>&ldquo;may say more about the broken state of our politics these days than we&#39;d like to admit.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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