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Your Martha Scorecard

ABC had five Martha segments on “GMA.” NBC had four (one of them in their extra 9 AM hour). CBS had six. Only CBS — with Dan-O in Baghdad — had more than a few thirty-second anchor briefs on the new Iraqi constitution. ABC did find time, however, for a guy whose sculpts celebrities out of used chewing gum.

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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