ABC was the only broadcast network that offered a full story on the FRC office shooting on Wednesday night. They led with the story and gave it two and a half minutes.
On NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams gave the story just 17 seconds. On CBS Evening News, substitute anchor Bob Schieffer offered 20 seconds.
From Jill Stanek:
"Frightened for my friends, I began checking Google for news reports. Ten minutes later the first story popped up, stating an FRC security guard had been shot in the arm, and the shooter had been arrested. A bit relieved, I went ahead with a planned day trip, tuning in to news radio in the truck to keep up with the latest. Nada. I switched to WLS radio, the Chicago ABC affiliate. More nada. I thought to myself had this been a shooting at a NARAL or GLAAD headquarters, or at a Planned Parenthood, the journalistic world would have stopped. But because FRC is conservative, a shooting wasn’t as big a deal."
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