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Media Matters’ War on Fox News
Western Journalism Center ^ | 3/31/11 | Caleb

Posted on 03/31/2011 7:50:11 PM PDT by Nachum

I don’t know about you wingnuts, but for my money the finest, most patriotic organization currently doing Gaia’s work in the never-ending battle against Rethuglican malevolence is the George Soros–funded Media Matters for America. Yes, media really does matter for America, and the media that really matters for Amerikkka is Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News. If it weren’t for Faux News (as we lefty wags, justly renowned for our sense of word play, like to call it), the scales would fall from America’s media-mattering eyes, and the legions of the unblessed would suddenly achieve a moment of perfect clarity. Fox News’ lies are America’s demise. Or something like that; I’m still working on the word play.

In case you’re one of the dupes and fools who believe everything they hear on Fox News, Glenn Beck, and Fox News, Media Matters is in no wise a left-wing fever swamp of overpaid, high-dudgeoned hacks and nonentities, chained to their desks in fancy offices on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington as they monitor the latest outrages from Fox News and Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh and Fox News. Not at all. Instead, it’s a not-for-profit, $10-million-a-year, 501(c)3 “progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media” that’s now threatening “guerrilla warfare and sabotage” against — You guessed it: Fox News.

Like the minutes of a Union Square Communist cell in the 1940s, Media Matters eschews stylish writing and individual voices. It’s a true tool of the leftist collective, the media that matters for an America that needs its media to matter. No matter which of its many “senior fellows” is writing “research” or “columns” about Fox News, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, the Koch brothers, and Fox News, it all sounds exactly the same. It doesn’t matter whether it’s Eric Boehlert, Ari Rabin-Havt, Jamison Foser, Sarah Pavlus, Simon Maloy, or your great-aunt Hilda, the heroic prose reads like the product of the best J school in Belarus — or my alma mater, the Columbia Graduate School of Social Research, Marxism-Leninism, and Journalism. Not that there’s anything wrong with that!

Leaving aside for the moment the unfortunate resemblance of many of the names of MMFA staffers to those of the moochers and looters in Ayn Rand’s mean-spirited “novel,” Atlas Shrugged — Wesley Mouch, Floyd Ferris, and Balph Eubank — here’s a typical example of 501(c)3 non-partisan, tax-exempt columnizing, from a drone heroic people’s writer named Karl Frisch, who can turn a weather story into an attack on, well, Fox News.

This is as a [sic] good a moment as any to note that there is a very real difference between weather (what we experience outside over a short period of time) and climate (the study of weather over a relatively long period of time). Got that? Conservative media figures telling you that this week’s blizzards (short period of time) disprove global climate change (relatively long period of time) are either lying or shockingly misinformed. I’ll let them choose which is a more apt description.

Leading the anti-science idiocy is a host of conservative Fox News figures.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: criminalfrontorg; davidbrock; fox; foxnewsnetwork; matters; media; mediamatters; smearfinancier; soros; spookydude; war
Media Matters = Dezinformatsiya

The propaganda team of the communist movement in the U.S.. The Soviets made sure to fund this well...

1 posted on 03/31/2011 7:50:13 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

This is as a [sic] good a moment as any to note that there is a very real difference between weather (what we experience outside over a short period of time) and climate (the study of weather over a relatively long period of time). Got that?


Gee whiz,I didn’t know that. (sarcasm)

Also he might want to proof read a bit.


2 posted on 03/31/2011 7:59:29 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Nachum

As a centrist news organization, Fox has ruffled the liberals feathers. I’d like to know how we conservatives can wage war on Media Matters.


3 posted on 03/31/2011 8:07:22 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Nachum

The sarcasm of this piece was in the clouds and way over my head.
Do tell me that they are not serious.


4 posted on 03/31/2011 8:10:09 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: freedomfiter2
I’d like to know how we conservatives can wage war on Media Matters.

How does one wage war on a soviet style disinformation machine? (Dezinformatsiya)

The answer is to remember who wrote the articles and discredit anything that this individual writes. Then, to make sure your energy goes into every political and legal opportunity to shut it down. Not easy, but it can be done.

5 posted on 03/31/2011 8:16:01 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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That little Nazi bastard, Soros, can’t afford having the truth getting out to the “unwashed masses”.


6 posted on 03/31/2011 8:17:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (How's that Keynesian economics working out for ya so far?)
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7 posted on 03/31/2011 8:48:53 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Nachum

You really should use their *full* name: ‘Fecal Media Matters’.


8 posted on 03/31/2011 9:43:45 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi)
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To: DGHoodini

I prerer “Media Traitors”


9 posted on 03/31/2011 9:46:40 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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Media Matters should change their name to Obama Defenders or Obama Worshipers.


10 posted on 04/01/2011 3:28:43 AM PDT by Sprite518
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