President Trump on Thursday signed a decree to promote freedom of expression on college campuses by threatening colleges to lose funding for research by the federal government if they do not protect those rights, but three large evening television networks broadcast in the evening did not find the action sufficiently worthy to be included to be included. their queues.
"This is not something that has excited the liberal broadcast networks (ABC, CBS and NBC), so they have omitted their evening broadcasts," wrote Nicholas Fondacaro, an analyst at the conservative Media Monitoring Group. Research Center.
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"NBC Nightly News" has found time to anticipate in the Mueller report, Boeing, a report on the epidemic of opioids, CVS's decision to sell CBD-based products, a case a cold drama that has been going on for several decades, a tragedy surrounding allegations that an artistic skater deliberately injured an opponent. , a health alert from a "Game of Thrones" star and comments from former FBI director James Comey on the Mueller report.
ABC's "World News Tonight" has managed an update on the safety features of Boeing jets, watch dogs "preparing for the Mueller report", a weather-related car crash, the quality of the Around Houston, the indictment of a law enforcement official and the latest security concerns on Facebook, in addition to the same 'Game of Thrones' and figure skating stories.
The CBS "Evening News" broadcast also gave priority to Boeing's history, as well as to reports on floods in Nebraska, to the evaluations of truck crash tests, to New Zealand gun control laws, a warning from the Superior General of the Marines recent comments on Israel, an "unprecedented" flood season and a segment on drug abuse.
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Trump had announced that such an order would be announced at the conservative political action conference held last month. According to him, the directive would require colleges and universities to support freedom of expression in exchange for federal research funds.
White House officials declined to give specific examples of how universities might lose funding, and said details of implementation would be finalized in the coming months.
Adam Shaw of Fox News contributed to this report.