Tag Archives: Media Matters

Media Matters On “Drop Fox” Campaign

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Obama Derangement Syndrome

Voiceover by D.C. Douglas.

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WND Busted In Photoshop Lie

Today World Net Daily published a lengthy column claiming that Barack Obama had been photoshopped into the top photo with his white grandparents. Because he couldn’t have been with them in New York City and in Kenya/Indonesia/Pakistan at the same time. However Media Matters points out that in fact it’s WND’s image that is photoshopped, as evidenced by the fact …

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Mike Huckabee’s Bad Week

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Lying Liars At Fox News Reverse Gallup Poll Result On Collective Bargaining

Media Matters quotes the actual poll: Americans strongly oppose laws taking away the collective bargaining power of public employee unions, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. The poll found 61% would oppose a law in their state similar to such a proposal in Wisconsin, compared with 33% who would favor such a law. Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Republican …

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David Brock: Glenn Beck Spurred Three Thwarted Assassination Attempts

Media Matters founder David Brock claims that the perpetrators of three recent attacks on public figures were all dedicated viewers of Glenn Beck.

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Sarah Palin: Misinformer Of The Year

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Dumbassery Highlights: Fox & Friends

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LAUNCHED: Equality Matters

Media Matters has launched Equality Matters, a new LGBT activism site meant to serve as a “communications war room for gay equality.” It will be run by Richard Socarides, a former domestic policy adviser to President Bill Clinton who has been deeply critical of President Obama’s record on gay rights. A well-known gay journalist, Kerry Eleveld, the Washington correspondent for …

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Karl Frisch – It Gets Better

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Media Matters: It’s Time To Drop Fox

Journalism watchdog group Media Matters says that it’s time to drop Fox News. To that end, they have partnered with People For The American Way to pressure advertisers to completely suspend their relationships with Fox.

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Glenn Beck: I Am The New MLK

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A Very Special Message From Fox News

Media Matters takes on Rupert Murdoch over News Corp’s $1M donation to the Republican Party. By the way, the voice over is by D.C. Douglas, whom you may recall was fired by Geico after he left a ranting voicemail for Dick Armey’s astroturf outfit.

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Glenn Beck’s Campaign Of Fear

Read Media Matter’s analysis of where Glenn Beck’s fear-mongering is taking us. And definitely check out Mother Jones’ expose of Goldline, his primary advertiser.

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The End Of Andrew Breitbart’s Credibility

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Fox News Anchors Suddenly Play Nice When The Boss Is On The Set

Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch actually supports comprehensive immigration reform. Watch how his anchors suddenly get all PC with their rhetoric when he is the guest.

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They Were Saying Boo-urns

Media Matters enjoys some post-election gloating over the defeat of teabagger Tim Burns, which came despite relentless promotion by virtually every talking head on Fox News.

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Sotomayor, Part II?

Media Matters reminds us what the right wing put Sonia Sotomayor through before her confirmation to the Supreme Court and wonders if we’re about to go through it all again.

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Newt Gingrich Praises Ideas Of Man Who Calls The President “The Kenyan”

Media Matters reports: During a “jobs summit” in New Orleans, former Speaker Newt Gingrich allowed an audience member refer to President Obama as “the Kenyan.” When the man was finished speaking, Gingrich complimented his contribution to the discussion and instructed his staff to take note of the man’s ideas.

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Sen. Al Franken Vs. Jason Mattera

Wannabe wingnut attack dog Jason Mattera ambushed Sen. Al Franken with a crazy-ass claim that the health care reform bill provides $7B for “playground jungle gyms.” Watch how Franken handles him (even after being called “Sen. Smalley”) and keep in mind that this Mattera’s own edited video. What the bill really says: In the “Creating Healthier Communities” portion of the …

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