Blog Profile / Media Matters for America


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Archived Since:April 14, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Rush Limbaugh: "Too Many People Depend On Washington To Protect Them From Rapists"

From the March 23 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Limbaugh: Liberals Justify Gender Equality Because To Them "Women Are Victims, Period" Limbaugh: Obama's "Totally Made-Up Statistics" On Rape "Further Divide Men From Women" During Discussion Of Rape Culture, Limbaugh Lashes Out At "Feminazis": "The Reality Is That Boys Chase Girls"

Conservative Media's Worst Predictions For Obamacare That Never Came To Pass

Conservative media figures issued apocalyptic warnings and predictions about the consequences of passing health care reform. Yet in the five years since President Obama signed the bill into law, the number of uninsured Americans hasShow More Summary

Media Matters ' Karen Finney Discusses Reactions To Ted Cruz's "Extreme" Rhetoric On CNN's Newsroom

From the March 23 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom With Carol Costello: Previously: Media Matters' Senior Fellow Karen Finney Tells The Bill Press Show Why GOP Will Own A DHS Shutdown Watch Hannity Jump On CPAC Stage To Praise Ted Cruz,...Show More Summary

National Hispanic Groups Call Lack Of Inclusion On Sunday Shows "Irresponsible"

A broad coalition of 39 major Latino organizations has issued a letter to the heads of six major U.S. English-language broadcasters asking them to work towards better Hispanic guest inclusion on the Sunday morning political talk shows. The...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media's Debunked Obamacare "Death Panel" Myth Persists

Right-wing media continue to push the myth that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains a "death panel" provision, and years after the birth of this smear, it continues to have an impact on public perception and find its way into Republican...Show More Summary

Laura Ingraham: "Jeb Bush Doesn't Have A Talk Radio Problem, Jeb Bush Has An America Problem"

From the March 23 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Related: Jeb's Talk Radio Problem Washington Post: Jeb Bush Has A Serious Talk Radio Problem Previously: Laura Ingraham Hammers Jeb Bush In CPAC Speech...Show More Summary

National Review Overlooks Huge Strides In Latino Upward Mobility

National Review ignored overwhelming evidence showing second-generation Latinos besting their parents by every socioeconomic indicator to claim that the Latino community in America has "so far been unable to achieve the upward mobility...Show More Summary

REPORT: New York City Television Stations Continue Disproportionate Coverage Of Black Crime

Four major broadcast television stations in New York City have continued to give disproportionate coverage to crime stories involving African-American suspects, a Media Matters analysis found. Between August 18 and December 31, 2014,...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow: Gun Groups Are "Freaking Out" Over "Remarkable" Gun Safety Video

From the March 20 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: Related: Guns With History Previously: NRA Affiliate Is So Scared Of This Gun Safety Video That It Wants A Criminal Investigation

How Right-Wing Media Helped Conservatives Turn Sex Trafficking Bill Into Abortion Fight

At the beginning of last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set in motion his plan to pressure Democrats to vote on the existing version of The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act without changes: he'd hold hostage the vote...Show More Summary

Fox News Downplays Bloody Arrest Of Black UVA Student As "Common"

Fox News media critic Howard Kurtz downplayed the bloody arrest and subsequent national media coverage of a black University of Virginia (UVA) student, arrested during an alleged dispute over his ID, claiming "such arrests are common...Show More Summary

Top Hispanic News Shows Still Haven't Covered HHS Report Which Found Major Reduction Of Latino Uninsured Rate Due To ACA

Major Hispanic news outlets failed to cover a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which found that 4.2 million Hispanic Americans have gained health insurance coverage since the Affordable Care Act provisions...Show More Summary

WSJ Recycles Old News To Scandalize Donations From Individual Donors To Clinton Foundation

The Wall Street Journal is recycling old news to scandalize donations from foreign individuals to the Clinton Foundation by funders who were previously disclosed by the Clintons as early as 2008. The Clinton Foundation, a global charity,...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media Outraged That Pledge Of Allegiance Was Recited In Arabic At NY School

Conservative media figures railed against a New York high school at which a student recited the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic for National Foreign Language Week, connecting the language with terrorism and demanding the Pledge be said in English. Show More Summary

Fox's Judge Alex Ferrer: The Pledge Of Allegiance Should Not Be Read "In A Language That Is So Tied" To Terror Attacks

From the March 20 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Related: Pledge Of Allegiance Reading In Arabic Sparks Controversy At New York School Previously: Fox Guest Suggests Reciting Pledge Of Allegiance In Arabic Will Encourage "Muslim Youth" To Join ISIS Ingraham Compares Reciting The Pledge Of Allegiance In Arabic To "Skinheads" Reciting The Pledge

Limbaugh: "Obama Is Getting Close To Issuing His Own Fatwas"

From the March 20 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Rush Calls Administration Health Care Regulations "Fatwas" Rush: Obama, Muslim, Obama, Muslim, Obama, Muslim

This Wall Street Journal Report Could Help Perpetuate The Myth Of Widespread False Rape Reports On College Campuses

A Wall Street Journal report on campus sexual assault suggested false accusations of sexual assault are on the rise but failed to explain the rarity of such accusations. What's more, studies show that universities tend to favor accused...Show More Summary

Media Matters ' Karen Finney Discusses The Implications Of ISIS' Public Relations Campaign On CNN's Newsroom

From the March 20 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom: Previously: How Right-Wing Scapegoating Hurts The Fight Against Terrorism Right-Wing Media Scandalize Obama For Distinguishing Islam From Terrorism Muslim Leaders Have Roundly Denounced Islamic State, But Conservative Media Won't Tell You That

Ingraham Compares Reciting The Pledge Of Allegiance In Arabic To "Skinheads" Reciting The Pledge

From the March 20 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: Fox Guest Suggests Reciting Pledge Of Allegiance In Arabic Will Encourage "Muslim Youth" To Join ISIS Laura Ingraham: English Language "Is In Decline," "A Sign Of Jingoism" Right-Wing Freak Out Over Arabic Classes At Optional NYC Public School

Fox Guest Suggests Reciting Pledge Of Allegiance In Arabic Will Encourage "Muslim Youth" To Join ISIS

From the March 20 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Related: Pledge Of Allegiance Reading In Arabic Sparks Controversy At New York School Previously: How Right-Wing Scapegoating Hurts The Fight Against Terrorism Right-Wing Media Scandalize...Show More Summary

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