More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.
On Tuesday, all three network morning shows expressed shock and dismay at allegations that Facebook censored conservative political news from its supposed trending news feed. At the top of NBC’s Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie declared: “Censored by Facebook? The popular social network being accused of routinely suppressing conservative stories from its trending feed. The claim coming from former workers.”
In the report that followed minutes later, fill-in co-host Natalie Morales worried: “Well, now to this troubling accusation leveled against Facebook that's getting a lot of attention this morning.” She noted that social media company was “scrambling to respond to surprising accusations of political bias.”