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Fox News Devoted Less Than Two Minutes To The Duggar Controversy

Fox News largely ignored the controversy surrounding Josh Duggar following his recent admission that, as a teenager, he molested young girls, including several of his sisters. The revelations are particularly stunning given that, under...Show More Summary

NY Times Public Editor Critiques, But Largely Defends Misleading EPA Story

The New York Times' public editor Margaret Sullivan has now weighed in on The Times' misleading article advancing baseless industry allegations that the EPA illegally lobbied on behalf of clean water protections. But while Sullivan recognized...Show More Summary

The Dark Money Media Shouldn't Forget In Coverage Of Texas Voting Rights Case

Media should take note that a new Supreme Court voting rights case with important implications for Latinos is being advanced by Edward Blum, an anti-civil rights advocate with past ties to the right's "dark money ATM" and a long history...Show More Summary

"Los Inmigrantes Son Más Peligrosos Que ISIS" Y Otros 10 Momentos Odiosos Anti-Inmigrantes De Ann Coulter

Según dijo la comentarista conservadora Ann Coulter durante una entrevista reciente con Jorge Ramos, periodista de Fusion y Univisión, los inmigrantes que vienen a EE.UU. constituyen una amenaza mayor para los estadounidenses que el grupo terrorista Estado Islámico (ISIS). Show More Summary

CNN Glosses Over Harmful GOP Policies To Ask Why Republicans Aren't Considered Feminists

CNN glossed over how harmful Republican policies threaten women in order to question why female members of the GOP aren't typicallyconsidered feminists. During the May 27 edition of CNN Newsroom, host Carol Costello interviewed former...Show More Summary

'Immigrants Are More Dangerous Than ISIS' And 10 Other Horrible Anti-Immigrant Media Moments From Ann Coulter

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter called immigrants to the United States a bigger threat to Americans than the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group during a recent interview with Fusion's Jorge Ramos -- hardly the first of Coulter's offensive comments on immigration. Show More Summary

The Uncomfortable Truth About The Political Nature Of Fox News

Fox News has been on the air nearly two decades and some Beltway journalists are still denying the transparent truth about the cable channel and its intricate political machinations. Even some longtime conservatives, such as historian...Show More Summary

Bill Kristol: Fox News "Colluding" With RNC To Limit GOP Presidential Debate Field

From the May 27 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: Previously: With New Debate Strategy, GOP Slips Further Into The Right-Wing Media Bubble GOP Civil War: Huckabee Demands Republicans "Grow A Spine" And Oppose Marriage Equality RNC Releases "Stop Hillary" Ad Exclusively To Fox & Friends

NRA Magazine Features A Lamp That Celebrates The Confederacy And Other Bizarre Products

The results of an 18-month survey of advertisements in the National Rifle Association's (NRA) magazine, America's 1st Freedom, squared neatly with the gun group's own tendency to use to fear as a marketing tool. Media Matters reviewed...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media Falsely Link DOJ Investigations Of Police To Increased Violence

Right-wing media figures blamed violence in Baltimore on the Department of Justice's (DOJ) recommended limits on the use of force implemented by the Cleveland Police Department, suggesting the Obama administration is causing increased...Show More Summary

Watch Sean Hannity Lecture Black Baltimore Community Leaders About Violence In Baltimore

From the May 26 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Previously: On Hannity's Race Special, Guest Says Obama Is The "Reincarnation Of Woodrow Wilson" Who Pushed The Ku Klux Klan Baltimore's Kwame Rose Responds To Geraldo's Personal Attacks,...Show More Summary

Laura Ingraham Blames "Deficit Of Fathers" For Violence In Poor Black Neighborhoods Like Baltimore

From the May 26 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: The Worst Conservative Media Reactions To The Baltimore Riots Bill O'Reilly: "Racial Persecution Really Isn't The Problem In Baltimore," It's "Personal Behavior" Bill O'Reilly's Attacks On Black Culture

Fox's Napolitano Floats Impeachment After Court Continues Hold On Obama's Executive Actions For Immigrants

From the May 26 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto: Related: Obama Immigration Overhaul, 'Dreamers' Handed Another Legal Setback Previously: Fox Hypes Punishment For Obama's Immigration Overhaul: Impeach, Sue, Defund, &...Show More Summary

Limbaugh Instructs GOP To "Focus" On Benghazi In 2016

From the May 26 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Limbaugh: "I Imagine Myself To Be The Campaign Consultant For All '16 As A Group" Limbaugh Adds A Hillary Clinton Twist To His Petraeus-Benghazi Conspiracy Theory When There's Nothing Left To Uncover About Hillary

Tom Marr On Women In Combat: "I'm Not One For Daddy's Little Girl Coming Home In A Body Bag"

From the May 25 edition of Cumulus Media Networks' The Mark Levin Show: Previously: Fox's Ralph Peters: Women In Combat Will Inevitably "Get People Killed" Fox Host Suggests "Innate" Chivalry In Men Is A Reason Women Shouldn't Serve In Special Forces Combat Levin: Women In Combat Pose A Danger To "A Real Man" Who Will React Differently If They're In Danger

Former CIA Official Calls Out Fox News' Latest "Benghazi Myth"

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell threw cold water on Fox News' latest faulty Benghazi narrative, characterizing a report that says the Obama administration knew that the attacks were planned in advance as inaccurate. MorellShow More Summary

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Media Failing To Convey That Climate Change Is "The Great Planetary Crisis We Now Face"

From the May 24 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: Previously: STUDY: How Broadcast Networks Covered Climate Change In 2014 Senators Urge Broadcast Networks To Increase Climate Coverage

Fox's Scott Brown Worries That Scrutiny Has Made Police "Gun Shy"

From the May 26 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: Fox Contributor: Crime Increases When DOJ Investigates Local Police "War On Cops": Fox News Abandons Its Catchphrase When Bike Gangs Threaten Police Fox Completely Distorts Obama's Policy Proposals To Hype Alleged "War On Police" Fox Dismisses Role Of Police Brutality In Sparking Unrest In Baltimore

Fox Contributor: Crime Increases When DOJ Investigates Local Police

From the May 26 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: Fox News Falsely Portrays Federal Investigation In Ferguson As Unusual Fox News Ignores Reduction Of Violent Crime In Cities Without Stop-And-Frisk Fox Personalities Blame Obama For Baltimore Violence

On Reliable Sources , Bruce Bartlett Explains How Conservatives Are "Brainwashing" Themselves With Fox News And Other Right-Wing Media

From the May 24 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: BARTLETT: I think many conservatives live in a bubble where they watch only Fox News on television, they listen only to conservative talk radio, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, many of the same people. Show More Summary

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