Tag Archives: Media Matters

Media Matters On Lies About Obama

Media Matters shows us how we got to the results of the recent poll that showed many Americans believe the president is a Muslim/socialist/Nazi etc.

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Sean Hannity Accused Of Charity Scam

Media Matters reports that a conservative blogger has accused a charity affiliated with Fox News’ Sean Hannity of deceptive fundraising practices. The blogger claims: For the last several years, Sean Hannity and the Freedom Alliance “charity” have conducted “Freedom Concerts” across America. They’ve told you that they are raising money to pay for the college tuition of the children of …

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DADT: Don’t Lie, Don’t Misinform

Today Media Matters and a coalition of LGBT and progressive groups co-signed a letter calling on the media to be truthful when covering the attempt to repeal DADT. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell proponents too often paint a distorted picture of what a repeal would mean. Today, Media Matters for America released a comprehensive review detailing how opinion pages and cable …

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Up Glenn Beck’s Nose

Media Matters has some fun with the CPAC asshole who mentioned Obama’s cocaine use and mixes it with a clip of Glenn Beck admitting that most of his early earnings went “up his nose.”

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Fox News’ Love Letter To Scott Brown

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Chris Matthews: I Forgot Obama Was Black For An Hour

UPDATE: Chris Matthews clarifies.

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Glenn Beck On Racism

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WaPo Watch

Via Media Matters: The Washington Post published in its news pages an article by The Fiscal Times — “an independent digital news publication reporting on fiscal, budgetary, health-care and international economics issues” — that promoted the creation of a task force to reduce the deficit in part through cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. But the Post did not …

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Glenn Beck: Misinformer Of The Year

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Fox News In Review

Media Matters recaps the lies, racism, homophobia, and xenophobia of Fox News in 2009. Watch this.

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Rush Limbaugh: West Point Cadets Should “Detain” President Obama

President Obama will make a speech about Afghanistan from West Point. Rush Limbaugh wants the cadets to “detain him,” presumably for crimes against America. (Via – Media Matters)

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Conservative News Site Calls For Military Coup To Overthrow President Obama

Yesterday right-wing news outlet Newsmax published an opinion piece calling for the military to overthrow Barack Obama. After an immediate outcry from the blogosphere, including some conservatives, today the publication pulled the piece, but Media Matters has it archived. There is a remote, although gaining, possibility America’s military will intervene as a last resort to resolve the “Obama problem.” Don’t …

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The Pain, The Pain

Media Matters provides this clip showing the anguish of the right over Al Franken’s win.

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Michael Savage Threatens Watchdogs

Radio loon Michael Savage has threatened to post personal information about the folks at Media Matters on his website. Clearly, he’s hoping for another Dr. Tiller. Right wing talker Michael Savage vowed yesterday during his broadcast that he will retaliate against media watchdog Media Matters for America by posting pictures and “pertinent information” about the organization’s staff on his website. …

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