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CBS' Norah O'Donnell Tells Gov. Bobby Jindal: "I Think It's Fair To Say You're Considered One Of The Smartest Voices In The Republican Party"

From the July 29 edition of CBS' CBS This Morning: Previously: Fox's Bret Baier Grills Gov. Bobby Jindal Over His "Economic Problems" And Budget Gimmicks Fox's Sean Hannity Ignores Louisiana's Budget Crisis While Praising Bobby Jindal Fox's Cavuto Lets Bobby Jindal Dishonestly Compare U.S. To Greece While Pushing Entitlement Cuts

Limbaugh: Trump Is Tapping Into The Base The GOP Needs To Win

From the July 29 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Limbaugh Praises Trump's "Ability To Illuminate" The Issues Limbaugh Instructs GOP To "Focus" On Benghazi In 2016 Limbaugh: "I Imagine Myself To Be The Campaign Consultant For All '16 As A Group"

RedState.com: Planned Parenthood Is "Our Auschwitz"

A RedState.com blog post claimed that deceptively-edited videos from an anti-choice group smearing Planned Parenthood demonstrate that the organization is "our Auschwitz." The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a third videoShow More Summary

La "Ley Defensora De La Primera Enmienda" Es El Siguiente Ataque A Los Derechos LGBT

Como respuesta a la histórica resolución de la Corte Suprema de Justicia a favor de la igualdad matrimonial, los medios conservadores están apoyando una nueva ley federal llamada "Ley Defensora de la Primera Enmienda" (FADA por sus siglas en inglés). Show More Summary

This Critic Of Hillary Clinton's Climate Change Plan Should Actually Read It

Author and New York Sun co-founder Ira Stoll attacked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's new climate change plan for focusing on installing solar panels instead of setting emissions limits or investing in battery storage technology. Show More Summary

NY Times Echoes Judith Miller's Iraq War Excuse By Blaming Sources, Not Reporters

"I was wrong because my sources were wrong." -- Former New York Times reporter Judith Miller, 2005. "We got it wrong because our very good sources had it wrong." New York Times Deputy Executive Editor Matt Purdy, 2015. One of the most...Show More Summary

Fox Highlights Linda Tripp's Attacks On Hillary Clinton While Acknowledging "Her Opinion Ultimately Doesn't Matter That Much"

From the July 29 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: Previously: Fox & Friends Stoops To Attacking Hillary Clinton Over Her 2016 Spotify Playlist Fox Demands More Media Coverage Of Flimsy NYT Report On Probe Into Clinton's Email Fox & Friends Revives Debunked Clinton Cash Talking Points To Attack Hillary Clinton

Fox Uses Michael Bay's Benghazi Movie To Revive Debunked Stand Down Order Myth

From the July 29 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: No Benghazi "Stand Down" Order Was Given: Another Fox Narrative Falls Apart Fox Changes Meaning Of "Stand Down" Order To Keep The Benghazi Hoax Alive Nine Military Officers Demolish Fox's Benghazi "Stand Down" Order Fable

Veteran Editors And Journalists Rip NY Times ' "Ready-Fire-Aim" Approach On Clinton Emails

Veteran newspaper editors and other longtime journalists are harshly criticizing how The New York Times has handled its recent botched story related to Hillary Clinton's emails, calling out the paper for failing to take responsibility...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Criticizes The New York Times Over Blaming Sources For Botched Clinton Email Story

From the July 28 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: Previously: After Two Corrections, The NY Times' Botched Email Story Still Has An Error NY Times Issues Second Major Correction To Botched Report On Clinton's Emails The Unanswered Questions From The NY Times' Debunked Clinton Emails Report

O'Reilly: "From The Waist Down, [Caitlyn Jenner] Is A He"

From the July 28 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: O'Reilly Compares Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT People To Forcing Black Guest To Attend KKK Meeting O'Reilly On Gender-Neutral Legislation: "George Orwell Predicted All Of This... Newspeak" "War On Words": Conservative Media Mock Proposal To Update Federal Code With Gender-Neutral Language

O'Reilly Cites Deceptively Edited Videos Smearing Planned Parenthood To Ask, "Is America Becoming Barbaric?"

From the July 28 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: Fox's Eric Bolling Says Videos Attacking Planned Parenthood Are "Far Worse" Than Videos Of ISIS Beheadings 7 Things Media Should Know About The Third Undercover Attempt...Show More Summary

Fox's Eric Bolling Says Videos Attacking Planned Parenthood Are "Far Worse" Than Videos Of ISIS Beheadings

From the July 28 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: 7 Things Media Should Know About The Third Undercover Attempt To Smear Planned Parenthood How A Lie Becomes A Law: GOP Introduces Legislation To Defund Planned Parenthood Based On Deceptively Edited Videos Fox Cites A For-Profit Company's Website To Falsely Suggest Illegal Activity At Planned Parenthood

MSNBC's Irin Carmon Explains How Attacks On Planned Parenthood Hurt Women's Access To Health Care

From the July 28 edition of MSNBC's NOW With Alex Wagner: Previously: MSNBC's NOW With Alex Wagner: GOP Leaders Investigating Planned Parenthood Voted To Legalize Fetal Tissue Donations How A Lie Becomes A Law: GOP Introduces Legislation...Show More Summary

7 Things Media Should Know About The Third Undercover Attempt To Smear Planned Parenthood

A third video deceptively attacking Planned Parenthood has been released, and, like the previous two, the highly-edited video shows no evidence that Planned Parenthood clinics have broken any laws by allowing women to voluntarily and safely donate fetal tissue from abortions. Show More Summary

Fox Cites A For-Profit Company's Website To Falsely Suggest Illegal Activity At Planned Parenthood

Fox News' Shannon Bream falsely suggested that Planned Parenthood profits from the sale of fetal tissue, based on a misrepresented figure sourced from the website of a separate, for-profit middleman that occasionally interacts with some...Show More Summary

Veteran Republicans Say Right-Wing Media Is "A Big Problem For The Party" In New Harvard Report

Republican insiders are complaining that the right-wing media "is shaping the party's agenda in ways that are impeding Republicans' ability to govern and to win presidential elections," according to a new Harvard report. New York Times...Show More Summary

The Atlantic' s Ornstein: NY Times' Handling Of Clinton Email Story "A Direct Challenge To Its Fundamental Credibility"

American Enterprise Institute scholar and The Atlantic contributing writer Norman Ornstein is strongly criticizing The New York Times' botched story on Hillary Clinton's emails, and its handling of the aftermath. Ornstein writes that "the huge embarrassment over the story... Show More Summary

What The NY Times Editors' Note Doesn't Answer About The Botched Clinton Emails Story

The New York Times has published a 368-word editors' note in an attempt to end the firestorm of criticism that has engulfed the paper since they published a repeatedly corrected story that originally claimed inspectors general were calling for a federal criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

On Fox, Discredited Anti-Immigrant Filmmaker Triples Number Of Undocumented Immigrants In The U.S.

Fox hosted Dennis Michael Lynch, a discredited anti-immigrant filmmaker, to push the myth that there are 30 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. Recent research shows the actual number -- 11.3 million -- is about one-third of Lynch's claim and is down from previous years. Show More Summary

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