NBC Parrots Iranian Propaganda: New 'Moderate' President 'Promising Sweeping Change'

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<p>On Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>, correspondent Ann Curry reported from Tehran on the installation of new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, touting how the cleric "promises to change virtually everything Mahmoud Ahmandinejad has done." Moments later, she announced: <strong>"...today Iran has a moderate president promising sweeping change."</strong><br /><br />In a similar report for Sunday's Nightly News, Curry declared that the transfer of power "appears full of goodwill" while teeing up Rouhani addressing the Iranian parliament. Wrapping up the segment, she proclaimed: "After his remarks, <strong>President Rouhani immediately named his entire cabinet, most fellow moderates.</strong> He was clearly signaling the direction he wants Iran to go and how fast."</p><p><em>More in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2013/08/05/nbc-parrots-irania…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

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