NBC Nightly News Hypes Obama’s ‘Paid Sick Leave’ Mandate; Fails to Disclose Interview Subject’s Liberal Ties


<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2015/01/16/nbc-nightly-news-h…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>Following the lead of ABC and CBS from Thursday morning, <em>NBC Nightly News</em> cheered President Barack Obama&rsquo;s newest initiative that would require private businesses<strong> &ldquo;to guarantee&rdquo;</strong> their employees <strong>&ldquo;at least seven&rdquo; </strong>paid sick days and affect 43 million Americans.&nbsp;</p>

<p>While senior White House correspondent Chris Jansing interviewed the owner of a Maryland carpet company opposed to the President&rsquo;s proposal, she had three quotes (compared to one from the business owner) from someone she failed to disclose as more than just a woman in favor of the policy since she was fired from her job for taking time off to have her daughter.&nbsp;</p>

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