Trebek Praises Prayer for Progress but Fake News Edits That Out

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Alex Trebek credited his positive treatment trends while fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer to numerous things including prayer, but CBS and NBC news reports avoided any link to a possible spiritual or religious cause. Trebek is far from full-remission or a cure, doctors warn. (CNN photo)

The Christian Post – CBS and NBC edited or ignored comments that Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek made about prayers helping his recovery, said a media watchdog group. When Trebek, diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, spoke to People Magazine, he credited prayer with playing a factor in the success of his chemo treatments.

“I told the doctors, this has to be more than just chemo. I’ve had a couple million people out there who expressed their good thoughts, their positive energy and their prayers. The doctors said it could very well be an important part of this,” Trebek said.

NewsBusters reported the quote as either edited or ignored by CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News.

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