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Media Matters Received $50,000 Grant to 'Monitor' Religious Media?
Christian Post ^ | February 17, 2012 | Eryn Sun

Posted on 02/18/2012 5:46:31 PM PST by daniel1212

A liberal media watchdog group was purportedly given a grant to expand their monitoring and fact checking of religious broadcasts.

According to a weeklong "inside" series by The Daily Caller, Media Matters for America once received a $50,000 grant to "monitor and attack" religious news outlets like the Christian Broadcasting Network and Focus on the Family, though the exact details remained unclear.

Tax returns allegedly revealed that the ARCA Foundation, a grant making organization focused on advancing social equity, justice and democracy in the U.S. and abroad, allotted the money in 2006 when Congresswoman Donna Edwards of Maryland's 4th District, was the executive director.

From that point on, Media Matters published hundreds of posts about CBN, criticizing founder Pat Robertson, as well as other religious broadcasters including the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, Focus on the Family's chairman emeritus James Dobson, Catholic League's William Donohue, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1stammendment; bigbrother; mediamatters; politicallycorrect
But no mention of FR, and thus it was discriminated against!
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