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NBC Plays Up 'Gasps' in Courtroom After Scalia's Remark on Colleges

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<p>[<em>More in the cross-post on the MRC&#39;s <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/matthew-balan/2015/12/11/nbc-plays-… blog</a>.</em>]</p>
<p><i>NBC Nightly News</i> was the sole Big Three network evening newscast on 11 December 2015 to cover the controversy surrounding Justice Antonin Scalia's comments during oral arguments in an affirmative action case. Both Lester Holt and Pete Williams spotlighted how "gasps were heard inside the Supreme Court this week over something said by Justice Antonin Scalia." Williams zeroed in how "some called the comments racist. Others said, he was just plain wrong."</p>

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