Blog Profile / Media Matters for America


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Archived Since:April 14, 2008

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Why Is NBC Bringing Anti-Gay Xenophobe Pat Buchanan Back To Meet The Press ?

NBC's Meet the Press this weekend will host Pat Buchanan, a homophobic and racist commentator. MSNBC parted ways with Buchanan in 2012 following blowback over his book Suicide of a Superpower, which claimed to document how diversityShow More Summary

Rep. Cummings: NY Times Headline "Still Says" There's A Criminal Investigation Of Clinton Emails When "There's Not"

From the July 24 edition of MSNBC's Hardball: Previously: NY Times Corrects Faulty Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email Use The Unanswered Questions From The NY Times' Debunked Clinton Emails Report MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Debunks Flimsy TimesArticle On Clinton Emails: "This Was Not A Criminal Referral"

NY Times Reporter Can't Answer Chris Matthews' Simple Questions About Faulty Clinton Email Story

From the July 24 edition of MSNBC's Hardball: Previously: DOJ Official Reportedly Contradicts Flimsy NY Times Article On Clinton Email NY Times Walks Back Flimsy Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email David Brock Calls On New York Times To Commission A Review Of Its Flawed Clinton Reporting

Cavuto Complains Mainstream Media Didn't Promote Deceptively Edited Planned Parenthood Video As Much As Fox

From the July 24 edition of Fox News' Your World: Previously: Fox Devoted 10 Segments In One Day To Hyping Edited Video's False Claims About Planned Parenthood Fox Hosts Have No Idea What Planned Parenthood Does Or How Obamacare Works Fox Correspondent Says He Searched The Planned Parenthood Website To Price Fetal Baby Parts

Rep. Conyers Responds To "Lack Of News Coverage" Of Congress' Anti-GMO Labeling Bill

Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) criticized the "lack of news coverage" of a House bill that would ban labeling requirements for genetically modified foods, in a statement to Media Matters. Responding to Media Matters' July 24 analysis of coverage by network and cable news programs, Rep. Show More Summary

The Unanswered Questions From The NY Times ' Debunked Clinton Emails Report

The New York Times' dramatic changes to their initial, anonymously-sourced claim that federal investigators were seeking a criminal probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of personal email raises significant questions...Show More Summary

National TV News Silent On Congressional Plan To Prevent Labeling Of Genetically Modified Foods

In recent weeks, major broadcast networks and primetime cable news programs have completely ignored debate and passage of a House bill that would prevent states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from requiring labels for foods that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Show More Summary

David Brock Calls On New York Times To Commission A Review Of Its Flawed Clinton Reporting

Media Matters for America Chairman David Brock issued a letter today calling on The New York Times to commission a review exploring "the process of reporting and editing at The New York Times that has allowed flawed, fact-free reporting...Show More Summary

NY Times Corrects Faulty Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email Use

The New York Times issued a correction to its flawed report on a potential Department of Justice probe into Hillary Clinton's use of personal email while at the State Department. After publishing a July 23 report that cited anonymous...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Debunks Flimsy Times Article On Clinton Emails: "This Was Not A Criminal Referral"

From the July 24 edition of MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports: Previously: DOJ Official Reportedly Contradicts Flimsy NY Times Article On Clinton Email NY Times Walks Back Flimsy Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email

DOJ Official Reportedly Contradicts Flimsy NY Times Article On Clinton Email

A Department of Justice official reportedly contradicted a New York Times article on Hillary Clinton's email use, clarifying that the DOJ investigation into State Department email practices is not criminal, as was initially reported. On...Show More Summary

National Rifle Association: Assault Weapons Bans Involve A "Form Of Tactical Jim Crow-Style Segregation"

The National Rifle Association debuted the third season of its web series Noir with the claim that singling out assault weapons for bans is a "form of tactical Jim Crow-style segregation." Launched in 2014, Noir is the flagship program...Show More Summary

Fox Demands More Media Coverage Of Flimsy NYT Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email

From the July 24 edition of Fox News' Happening Now: Previously: NY Times Walks Back Flimsy Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email From Scandal To Farce: What The Clinton Email Coverage Tells Us About The Press

This Today Show Segment Did Something Remarkable With Caitlyn Jenner's Story

NBC's Today show proved that smart reporting can turn even high-profile, sensationalist transgender news stories into opportunities to enlighten viewers about important issues affecting the transgender community. During the July 24 edition...Show More Summary

NY Times Walks Back Flimsy Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email

The New York Times dramatically changed a report that initially stated -- based on anonymous sources -- that federal investigators were seeking a criminal probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of personal email while at the State Department. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly's Response To The Louisiana Theater Shooting Was To Speculate About An ISIS Connection

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly responded to breaking news of a deadly shooting at a Louisiana movie theater by baselessly asking about possible connections to ISIS or radical Islam. On the evening of July 23, a gunman opened fire in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater, killing three people including himself and injuring nine others. Show More Summary

Chris Christie Spending Big Money To Get Into Fox News Debate

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reportedly purchasing $250,000 of advertising time on Fox News in an attempt to help secure a place at the network's August 6 debate. Christie's ad buy is more evidence that Fox News' debate -- the first...Show More Summary

CNN's Michael Smerconish Rebukes Conservatives' Go-To Mass Shooting Response: "This Is The Appropriate Time" To Talk About Gun Violence

During the July 24 broadcast of CNN's New Day, CNN's Michael Smerconish rejected the notion that it is inappropriate or disrespectful to talk about gun laws following a mass shooting. Conservative media figures, Republican politicians,...Show More Summary

Fox's Steve Doocy Praises Trump For Treating The Press Like The "Left Wing Political Operatives That They Are"

From the July 24 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: Donald Trump And Fox & Friends' Symbiotic Relationship Fox & Friends Hosts Thank Trump For Praising Them During A Campaign Event Donald Trump Praises Fox & Friends At Campaign Event: "Brian, Steve and Elisabeth, They're Great People" Fox & Friends Defends Donald Trump's Comment That John McCain Is Not A War Hero

MSNBC's Chris Hayes: "Trump's Stance On Mexican Immigrants Is Largely In Line With What You Hear" From Conservative Media

From the July 23 edition of MSNBC's All In: Previously: Fox Figures Lead The Charge Praising Trump's Immigrant Smears For Igniting National Immigration Debate O'Reilly Gives Donald Trump A Platform To Continue Calling Latin American Immigrants Rapists And Criminals Ann Coulter Claims Credit For Donald Trump's Anti-Immigrant Bomb Throwing

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