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Archived Since:April 14, 2008

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Fox Host Doesn't Understand What's Wrong With Unconstitutional Racial Profiling

From The April 21 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: The Five Frisks Away Stop-And-Frisk Facts Fox's Bolling Calls For More Improper Racial Profiling By NYPD Following Paris Attack

ThinkProgress Report: Schweizer Admits He Cannot Prove Allegations In Clinton Cash

Peter Schweizer's Clinton Cash reportedly does not prove its speculative attacks on the Clintons and even relies on a hoax press release to support a claim, according to ThinkProgress. Clinton Cash will be released on May 5, and media...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Alex Wagner Highlights "Absurd" Sexism In Maureen Dowd's Latest Anti-Clinton Column

From the April 21 edition of MSNBC's NOW with Alex Wagner: Previously: Maureen Dowd Uses Sexist Tropes To Attack Hillary Clinton Report: Maureen Dowd Repeatedly Uses Gender To Mock Democrats The Numbers Behind Maureen Dowd's 21-Year Long Campaign Against Hillary Clinton

Univision Airs Hour-Long Special Spotlighting Transgender Stories

Univision aired an hour-long special about the stories of four Latino transgender individuals on their weekly news show AquĆ­ y Ahora, doing a praiseworthy job of normalizing the life experiences of transgender people to a Spanish-speaking...Show More Summary

Fox Host: To Stop Terror Recruitment, We Need A "More Robust, Manly, Not Feminized Version Of Christianity"

From the April 21 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: Fox News' Conveniently Confused Standards For Labeling Terrorist Attacks The Problem With Right-Wing Media Outrage Over Obama Not Saying "Islamic Extremism" Fox Airs ISIS Execution After Previously Blasting Media Outlets For Airing "Terrorist Propaganda"

Who Funds Peter Schweizer's Government Accountability Institute?

Discredited Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer is the president of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI), a conservative group with close ties to a billionaire family funding Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential run. GAI has also received...Show More Summary

On MSNBC, Media Matters ' David Brock Questions If The New York Times Vetted Anti-Clinton Smear Book Author

From the April 21 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: Previously: On MSNBC's Maddow, David Brock Highlights The New York Times Joining Fox News To Push Opposition Research From Anti-Clinton Smear Book Clinton Cash Author Peter Schweizer's...Show More Summary

O'Reilly Parrots Anti-Tax Group's False Claim That Obama Raised Taxes 442 Times

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly parroted a previously debunked claim that President Obama raised taxes more than 442 times since taking office -- a claim rated "Mostly False" by PolitiFact in 2014. During the April 20 edition of Fox News'...Show More Summary

On MSNBC's Maddow , David Brock Highlights The New York Times Joining Fox News To Push Opposition Research From Anti-Clinton Smear Book

From the April 20 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: Previously: Fox's Karl Rove Lauds Disreputable Author Of Clinton Smear Book: "He Has Got A Good Reputation As A Conscientious Researcher" Fox News Is Trumpeting The Latest Anti-Clinton Smear Book "Bombshell" Clinton Cash Author Peter Schweizer's Long History Of Errors, Retractions, And Questionable Sourcing

Watch MSNBC's Chris Hayes Grill Judith Miller On Her False Reporting On WMD In Run Up To The Iraq War

From the April 20 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: Previously: Where Are The Media's Iraq War Boosters 10 Years Later? Where Are They Now? Serial Iraq Misinformers Find Home At Fox

Fox's Karl Rove Lauds Disreputable Author Of Clinton Smear Book: "He Has Got A Good Reputation As A Conscientious Researcher"

From the April 20 edition of Fox News' On The Record with Greta Van Susteren: Previously: Fox News Is Trumpeting The Latest Anti-Clinton Smear Book "Bombshell" Clinton Cash Author Peter Schweizer's Long History Of Errors, Retractions, And Questionable Sourcing

Media Report On Unconstitutional 20-Week Abortion Bans, Fail To Mention They're Unconstitutional

Recent news reports on Republican presidential candidates' current support for pre-viability bans on abortion after 20 weeks have failed to mention that such bans are clearly unconstitutional, and have been repeatedly struck down asShow More Summary

On Fox, Franklin Graham Calls For Halt To Immigration From "Muslim Countries"

From the April 20 edition of Fox News' The Real Story With Gretchen Carlson: Previously: On Fox, Franklin Graham Claims Obama Admin "Has Been Infiltrated By Muslims" Fox Host Twists Obama's Words To Create Parallel Universe On ISIS Strategy Meet The Extremists Who Lead Fox's Conversation About Islam

Meet Oregonians For Immigration Reform: The "Nativist Extremist Group" Using The Media To Derail Immigration Reform Efforts In Oregon

Oregonians for Immigration Reform (OFIR) is an anti-immigrant, nativist organization that has used local media campaigns with other nativist organizations to fight against legislation in Oregon aimed at supporting immigrants. After successfully...Show More Summary

Limbaugh: "I Imagine Myself To Be The Campaign Consultant For All '16 As A Group"

From the April 20 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: MMFA's Angelo Carusone On A Major Station Dropping Limbaugh: "This Is The Free Market In Action" Limbaugh Accepts Credit For Getting The Anti-Romney Ball Rolling Limbaugh Agrees With Caller: "I Am The Titular Head Of The Republican Party"

Fox News Is Trumpeting The Latest Anti-Clinton Smear Book "Bombshell"

Fox News has begun their campaign on behalf of Clinton Cash, an anti-Clinton book authored by a Republican activist and strategist whose history of reporting is marked by errors and retractions. The network reportedly has an "exclusive agreement" to report on the book, published by the network's corporate cousin. Show More Summary

Misleading Breitbart.com Campaign Baselessly Links Country Star Tim McGraw With Gun Confiscation

Breitbart.com is engaging in a campaign to attack musician Tim McGraw over his planned performance at a gun safety fundraiser by repeatedly connecting him to baseless fearmongering over "legalized firearm confiscation." On April 13,Show More Summary

Clinton Cash Author Peter Schweizer's Long History Of Errors, Retractions, And Questionable Sourcing

Media should be cautious with Republican activist and strategist Peter Schweizer's new book Clinton Cash. Schweizer has a disreputable history of reporting marked by errors and retractions, with numerous reporters excoriating him for...Show More Summary

Karl Rove Misrepresents Abortion Language In Human Trafficking Legislation To Blame Democrats For Lynch's Stalled Confirmation

Fox News contributor Karl Rove misrepresented controversial anti-abortion language added to human trafficking legislation that is being used by Republicans to stall Loretta Lynch's confirmation to the Department of Justice, falsely claiming...Show More Summary

Maureen Dowd's Advice For Hillary Clinton Is Full Of Sexist Tropes

The New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd advised Hillary Clinton "how to campaign as a woman," using a series of sexist tropes in-line with her more than twenty years of gendered attacks on the former secretary of state. In an April...Show More Summary

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