Networks Fail to Mention VA Whistle-Blower Silencers Received $100K in Bonuses

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<p><em style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; line-height: 27px; color: #444444;">More in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2014/07/09/networks-fail-ment…; target="_blank">cross-post</a>&nbsp;on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</em></p><p>During the barely two minutes of coverage they allotted to a House hearing on VA scandal whistle-blowers, ABC, CBS, and NBC on Wednesday morning refused to report that the VA officials who tried to silence their colleagues for reporting wrongdoing within the agency received over $100,000 in bonuses in 2013.</p><p>Coverage of the House of Veterans Affairs Committee hearing from Tuesday night totaled 2 minutes and 23 seconds with only 43 seconds of that from NBC’s <em>Today</em> and a scant 26 seconds from ABC’s <em>Good Morning America</em>.</p>

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