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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

Bill O'Reilly: "I Never Bought" That Fox Is "The Conservative Network"

From the March 19 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: O'Reilly Admits Fox News Is "Anti-Liberal" Bill O'Reilly Doesn't Believe Fox News Leans Right

The Daily Show Blasts Fox News' Double Standard In Ferguson And Benghazi Coverage

From the March 19 edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show: Previously: Fox Won't Let Benghazi Go: Host Suggests Petraeus Leak Inquiry Aims To Suppress "True" Benghazi Story Fox Hosts Refuse To Accept Findings Of GOP Report Debunking Right-Wing Media's Benghazi Hoax Fox Clings To Benghazi "Stand Down" Hoax After GOP Report Finds No Such Order Was Given

Navy Debunks Fox News' Defense Of Anti-Gay Chaplain

A Navy Commanding Officer debunked conservative media's defense of a Navy chaplain, who was disciplined after discriminating against female and LGBT students, stating that the chaplain's ability to express his religious beliefs "has not been restricted or substantially burdened." On February 15, chaplain Lt. Show More Summary

National Review Editor: AG Nominee Lynch Should "Never" Be Confirmed, Because She Agrees With Obama

National Review editor Rich Lowry is painting Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee to be the next attorney general, as a controversial pick who should "never be confirmed," because she has suggested that the president's executive actions on immigration are lawful. Show More Summary

Former "Top" Employee: Project Veritas A "P.R. Machine" For O'Keefe

Project Veritas is "a multi-million dollar non-profit P.R. machine to promote the James O'Keefe brand," according to a former employee who says he was fired after he refused to force a colleague to incite protesters into making violent anti-police comments. Rich Valdes worked for O'Keefe's Project Veritas from February 2014 to January 2015. Show More Summary

Daily Caller Debunks Itself On Climate Change And Cyclone Pam

A Daily Caller article made a sweeping generalization to claim that global warming did not harm the South Pacific Islands when a deadly cyclone recently struck. But scientists quoted within the article itself explained definitively that...Show More Summary

O'Reilly Once Praised Obama For The "Gutsy" Call To Kill Bin Laden, Now Says Obama Had "Nothing" To Do With It

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly said on the March 18 edition of The O'Reilly Factor that President Obama "had nothing to do" with the killing of Osama bin Laden, but in the days following the raid, O'Reilly repeatedly gave Obama credit for ordering the attack.

Periodista De Telemundo: "El Voto Puede Ser El Arma Más Poderosa De Los Hispanos, Pero Para Que Lo Sea, Se Tiene Que Usar"

De la edición del 18 de marzo del programa nacional de noticias de Telemundo, Noticiero Telemundo: Previamente: Hannity: Selma's John Legend "Doesn't Know Anything" About Voting Rights Limbaugh Rehashes Debunked Myth To Claim Granting DREAMers Driver's Licenses Is A Democratic Voter Fraud Scheme Fox Hosts Agree: Requiring "A Test Before You Vote" Would Be "Great"

Outnumbered Hosts Tell "Unengaged" Americans: "Please Don't" Vote

From the March 19 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: Fox Hosts Agree: Requiring "A Test Before You Vote" Would Be "Great" The People Conservative Media Don't Want To Vote Right-Wing Media Discourage Young Women From Votin...

NRA Affiliate Is So Scared Of This Gun Safety Video That It Wants A Criminal Investigation

A new viral video that highlights ways guns have been involved in tragedies is drawing heavy criticism from conservative media and from a National Rifle Association affiliate group that wants a criminal investigation into the it's creation,...Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly's Anti-Semitic Tropes: George Soros Is A Tentacled "Puppet Master"

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly resorted to anti-Semitic imagery in an effort to smear George Soros, describing the Jewish philanthropist and businessman as a "shadow puppet master" who "has his tentacles into political organizations." On...Show More Summary

Erick Erickson's Campaign For A Draconian Anti-Gay Law In Georgia

Fox News contributor Erick Erickson is aggressively lobbying for a "religious freedom" bill in Georgia that would create a broad license to discriminate against LGBT people on the basis of religion. For the past two months, Fox NewsShow More Summary

How A GOP Whisper Campaign To Smear Hillary Clinton Found Its Way Into Mainstream Media

Right-wing media outlets -- led by Fox's Megyn Kelly -- helped the GOP execute a whisper campaign falsely accusing Hillary Clinton of committing perjury when she left the State Department and demanding to see a separation document to prove their charge. Show More Summary

On Hannity , Mark Levin Accuses Obama Of Being Anti-Semitic

From the March 18 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Previously: Mark Levin: Jewish Obama Donors Are "Self-Haters" Who "Despise Their Own Country" Fox's Tantaros Is Just Asking: "Is This White House Anti-Semitic?" Fox News Guest Ben Shapiro: Obama Administration Is "Borderline A Jew-Hating Administration"

O'Reilly: Obama "Had Nothing To Do" With The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden

From the March 18 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: O'Reilly: Iraq War "Was A Victory Until President Obama Mucked It Up" O'Reilly Confronts Rove: Bush's Iraq & Afghanistan Policy "Looks Awful" To Regular People Hypocrisy (Bin Laden Edition): Conservatives Previously Argued That What Occurs During Obama's Term Is Obama's Responsibility

Fox's Charles Krauthammer Says The Israeli Election Was Really Between Benjamin Netanyahu And Obama

From the March 18 edition of Fox News' Special Report With Bret Baier: Previously: Fox's Krauthammer Instructs GOP To "Completely Ignore" Obama's Budget Proposal And "Start From Scratch" Fox's Krauthammer Advises GOP To "Reimpose The Sequester" Krauthammer: Obama's Response To Budget Plan "Is Only About Appealing To Class War"

Right-Wing Media Baselessly Allege DOJ Lawyers Lied To Judge In Immigration Case

Right-wing media are baselessly accusing the Department of Justice of lying to the judge in Texas overseeing the legal challenge against President Obama's immigration actions. They are claiming that a DOJ attorney made false statements in court when she indicated that applications for two new deferred-action programs were not being processed. Show More Summary

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