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Archived Since:April 14, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Fox Chops Context From Clip To Claim Eric Holder Is "Picking A Side" In Ferguson

Fox News selectively clipped Attorney General Eric Holder's Ferguson, Missouri, statement on the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown to accuse him of taking sides against the police in the coming Justice Department investigation...Show More Summary

Fox News Worried That Referring To Michael Brown As "Unarmed Teen" Might Be Misleading

A Fox News segment asked whether the "unarmed teen" description of Michael Brown is misleading and featured Fox contributor Linda Chavez arguing that such a description enhances racial fears and is an attempt to play the "race card." On...Show More Summary

CNN's Reliable Sources Slams Fox For "Rush To Report Anonymous Claims" About Questionable Ferguson Officer Injury

From the August 24 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: Related: Did Darren Wilson Have A Broken Eye Socket After His Encounter With Michael Brown? Previously: Conservative Media Race-Baiting: Ferguson Edition Jim Hoft: Dumbest Man On The Internet?

MSNBC's Al Sharpton Calls Out Right-Wing Media's "Summer Tradition" Of Attacking Obama's Vacations

From the August 22 edition of MSNBC's PoliticsNation: Previously: On MSNBC's The Ed Show, Eric Boehlert Denounces Right-Wing Media's "Contemptuous, Shallow" Obsession With Obama's Vacations Media Criticize Obama's Florida Trip, Ignore Bush Vacation During 2008 Invasion Of Georgia Bush Speechwriter Thiessen's Hypocrisy On Presidential Vacations

Fox's Tantaros: Eric Holder Runs The Justice Department "Like The Black Panthers Would"

From the August 22 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Fox News Falsely Portrays Federal Investigation In Ferguson As Unusual Fox's Bolling Doubts Eric Holder Can "Be Fair And Balanced" On "A Race Case" Like Michael Brown Shooting Fox Turns To New Black Panthers Fabulist To Argue "Eric Holder Cannot Be Trusted" To Investigate Michael Brown Shooting

Dinesh D'Souza Compares Ferguson Protesters To Islamic State

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza compared unrest during the Ferguson protests to the beheadings carried out by the terrorist group that calls itself the Islamic State. Speaking on the August 21 edition Newsmax's The Steve MalzbergShow More Summary

12-Year Report On NYC's Unconstitutional Stop-And-Frisk Policy Debunks Right-Wing Media Claims

A new report from the New York Civil Liberties Union that offers a "complete factual record of stop-and-frisk activity" in New York City between 2002 and 2013 has found that this unconstitutionally-performed policing tactic was largely...Show More Summary

National Review 's Lowry: Some Pro-Immigration Reform Republicans Should Be "Shot" And "Hanged"

From the August 21 Heritage Foundation "Border Crisis and the New Politics of Immigration" event: RICH LOWRY (National Review editor, Fox News contributor): The next time I hear a Republican strategist or Republican politician say that...Show More Summary

Fox's Payne Falsely Claims That Obama "Apologized For Attacking ISIS"

From the August 22 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: Conservative media smear Obama for purported overseas "apology tour" The "Apology Tour" Lie Fox News Built Fox Won't Let Go Of Ridiculous Myth That Obama "Apologized" For America

Campaign Propaganda: Scott Brown Screens Fox Documentary For Voters

Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown loved an anti-Obamacare documentary from his former employer so much that he's now screening it for New Hampshire voters. Brown's campaign website states that he is hosting "a special screening" of the Fox News documentary Live Free or Die: Obamacare in New Hampshire on August 22 in Dover, New Hampshire. Show More Summary

The Shady Filmmaker On Rand Paul's Press Tour

Controversial filmmaker and Republican operative David Bossie accompanied Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) when the senator took several reporters to watch him perform surgery in Central America. Bossie's past work, which includes deliberatelyShow More Summary

Laura Ingraham: Advocating Immigration Reform Means "The End Of The Road" For Paul Ryan

From the August 22 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: Blast From The Past: Fox Hosts 2012 Presidential Nominees To Attack Obama Laura Ingraham Campaigned Against Eric Cantor To Push Her Perfect Anti-Immigrant Candidate To Victory CPAC "Debate" Exposes How Far Right Conservative Media Are On Immigration

Blast From The Past: Fox Hosts 2012 Presidential Nominees To Attack Obama

Fox News' The Kelly File hosted 2012 Republican presidential nominees Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to attack President Obama's foreign policy and rewrite the history of U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. President Obama on August 7 authorized...Show More Summary

Dallas Morning News ' Wayne Slater Tells National Media "Perry Has Bigger Problems Than ... Conventional Wisdom Suggests"

From the August 21 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: Previously: Texas Journalists Urge National Press To Take Perry Case More Seriously

Civil Rights Leader Debunks Conservative Media Obsession With "Black-On-Black" Crime In Ferguson Coverage

From the August 21 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: Conservative Media Race-Baiting: Ferguson Edition Right-Wing Media Push "Black-On-Black" Crime Canard To Deflect From Ferguson Police Shooting Watch Marc Lamont Hill Blast Racial Canards Used To Distract From Brown Shooting

On MSNBC's The Ed Show, Eric Boehlert Denounces Right-Wing Media's "Contemptuous, Shallow" Obsession With Obama's Vacations

From the August 21 edition of MSNBC's The Ed Show: Previously: Bush Speechwriter Thiessen's Hypocrisy On Presidential Vacations Chris Wallace's Double Standard On Presidential Vacations During A Russian Crisis Media Criticize Obama's Florida Trip, Ignore Bush Vacation During 2008 Invasion Of Georgia

Fox Calls Record Bank Of America Financial Settlement "A Shakedown" By Government

From the August 21 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto: Previously: "Medieval Justice": Right Wing Media Attack DOJ Over Historic JPMorgan Settlement Fox's Gasparino: J.P Morgan Chase Fine Is "McCarthyism" From The Obama...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media Continue To Decry Ferguson Residents Registering To Vote

Right-wing media are parroting local Republican officials and criticizing voter registration drives in Ferguson, Missouri, the site of intense protests after the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Voting rights advocates...Show More Summary

Fox Ignores Bush Precedent For DOJ Investigation Of James Foley's Murder

Fox News hosts criticized the Department of Justice's decision to investigate the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State extremists. In fact, such investigations are routine and were pursued under President George W. Bush for Americans killed abroad during his administration. Show More Summary

Fox's Gasparino Calls Public Pensions "Ponzi Schemes," Wishes More "Stigma" Was Attached To Welfare

Fox News turned to misleading statistics and sensational rhetoric in a renewed attack on government anti-poverty relief programs, federal workers, and public pensions. On the August 21 edition of Fox News' Happening Now, co-host JonShow More Summary

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