The media’s fascination with the Trump-and-Billy-Bush tape keeps adding up. In the first three days of coverage – Friday evening through Monday morning – MRC analysts determined the ABC, CBS, and NBC morning and evening news programs have aired more than 150 minutes of coverage. Over that same time period, they’ve aired less than 10 minutes on the Wikileaks expose of Hillary’s Wall Street speeches.
The feeding frenzy over Trump’s crude sex talk dwarfs the media focus on Bill Clinton’s crude sex talk – and actions. On February 11, 1994, Paula Jones appeared at the Conservative Political Action Conference to allege that then.-Gov. Bill Clinton sexually harassed her in a hotel room in 1991. In the first three days, that drew....16 seconds.
CBS and NBC totally ignored it. ABC'sWorld News Tonight gave those charges just a 16-second anchor brief.
PETER JENNINGS: In Washington today, a former Arkansas state employee accused Mr. Clinton of sexually harassing her while he was governor. Paula Jones said it happened in 1991 and wants the President to confirm that she rejected his advances and apologize. The White House says it didn't happen and called Mrs. Jones' allegations 'pathetic.'
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