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While NYC Explosion News Is Breaking, Dobbs & Hume Continue Their Newscasts

CNN and Fox News Channel waited until the end of their signature evening broadcasts to extensively cover the steam pipe explosion in New York City on Wednesday.

Incredibly, CNN’s Lou Dobbs didn’t mention the transformer explosion at all during his 6pm newscast. (Headline News did a much better job during Prime News with Erica Hill.) But the 7pm Situation Room was on top of it.

Brit Hume mentioned the incident a couple times during Special Report. Viewers had to wait for The Fox Report for in-depth coverage…

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