Ed Driscoll

NBC: Nominate Barack, Clinton

On the January 9 NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams read a letter on the air from a viewer who complained:

I was disappointed in your coverage of the New Hampshire primary last evening. You do know that there are two political parties, don’t you? All the air time and talk was directed to the Democrats, and nothing of any substance was shared about the Republican candidates. As a voter who hasn’t yet decided how to vote, it would have been nice to hear from both sides. What ever happened to equal time?

Nearly a month later, the jury’s still out on that NBC viewer’s question:

Catching up with a revealing comment from Monday morning, the day before the New York primary, Today show co-host Meredith Vieira recalled how over the weekend in her suburban New York town she was