CBS Evening News Omits United Flight Passenger Was Screaming About Jihad

March 18, 2015 | 12:17 AM EDT

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All three of the major broadcast networks covered during their Tuesday night newscasts the story of unruly passenger abroad a United Airlines flight from the day before, but it was the CBS Evening News that left out the key detail that the man was screaming about Jihad and there being a bomb abroad the plane.

In what should have an easy story to cover and then move on, anchor Scott Pelley created another case of media bias in labeling by not providing any real details as to what the man was doing while competitors ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News mentioned it multiple times.

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