Skip to comments.FactCheck.org is Sponsored by Decidedly LEFTIST Organization: ANNENBERG Public Policy Foundation
Posted on 10/12/2008 4:02:19 PM PDT by BIOCHEMKY
The Truthfulness website called FactCheck.org is itself decidedly BIASED toward the LEFT as the discussion that follows points out.
The ANNENBERG Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania is the organization behind the FactCheck.org website that is being consulted OFTEN by voters and media personalities alike to help them form opinions on the truthfulness of the claims being made by the McCain and Obama political ads as well as statements made on the Campaign Trail and in Presidential and Vice Presidential debates.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D. is the Director of the ANNENBERG Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania which is the organization BEHIND the FactCheck.org truthfulness website.
Dr. Jamieson's newest book entitled Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment is a MAJOR HIT PIECE against the Conservative voices in the media on television, radio, and in print. View the books Table of Contents: http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/echochamber/
In Dr. Jamiesons biography on the APPC website, she states that during the 2004 general election she regularly appeared on NOW With Bill Moyers and The NewsHour, and throughout the 2008 campaign is appearing regularly on Bill Moyers Journal. http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/Bio.aspx?myUsername=kjamieson
In a 2003 interview with BuzzFlash.com, Bill Moyers said, "The corporate right and the political right declared class warfare on working people a quarter of a century ago and they've won."
Moyers went on to say that the American public has failed to react this fact because it is, "distracted by the media circus and news which has been neutered or politicized for partisan purposes." In support of this statement Moyers referred to "the paradox of Rush Limbaugh [who is] ensconced in a Palm Beach mansion massaging the resentments across the country of white-knuckled wage earners, who are barely making ends meet in no small part because of the corporate and ideological forces for whom Rush has been a hero...
Whats the bottom line? FactCheck.org is a LEFT-BIASED organization that has sold itself as Politically NEUTRAL to Americas voters and media personnel.
The fact is, the ANNENBERG Public Policy Center (APPC), the sponsoring agency behind FastCheck.org, is itself supported by the same foundation, the ANNENBERG FOUNDATION, that Bill Ayers secured the 49.2 million dollars from to create the Chicago ANNENBERG Challenge philanthropic organization in which Barack Obama was the founding Chairman of the Board for and Ayers served as the grant writer of and co-Chair of for its two operating arms.
Does the LEFT have no conscience at all?
What about Snopes?
Just a husband and wife team who act holier than thou... Those at snopes think their shit don’t stink. Funny how they summarize things based on opinions...
Thesame people who hired Ayers for ehir education project. Then he hired Osama Obama.
The first rule of advertising is “Advertise your weakest point”. Hence, we have names like “Fact Check”, “Fairness Doctrine”, “Progressive”, “Hope”.
“What about Snopes?”
I don’t know if snopes.com is a leftist front organization, I haven’t researched its underpinings.
Well, that’s a shame if it was taken over by leftists. The founder, Walter H. Annenberg, was Ambassador to Great Britain during the Nixon administration. And according to Wikipedia: “the Reagans often celebrated New Year’s Eve with the Annenbergs.” So, it must have been Republican or at least impartial to start with. It would be interesting to know how the left-wingers took it over.
Whoa! No wonder they have been getting their facts wrong in this election. When will this be aired on CNN?
I remember her - butchy know it all. Nana, nana, na all the time on Poppa and W. Heavens.
Great Rudy Giuliani video! He nails it.
SOME HIGH PROFILE PERSON LIKE RUDY NEEDS TO SAY “OBAMA IS A TROJAN HORSE” - he has concealed his true politics so cleverly with his phony rhetoric, but once in power, his Marxists cronies will become entrenched in our country like a cancer.
I was responding to the video at the top of the screen which turns out to be randomly generated.
Here is the youtube link:
That’s a little complicated. Could somebody flowchart that for me? And don’t forget to show where George Soros fits in.
Aren’t they a prime source of information for CNN? What’s CNN stand for again? Concentrated Nonsense Network?
They also gave to the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
I don’t think this post is accurate. I think the post has confused FactCheck.org with www.factchecked.org
They are 2 different sites. Yes ?
You mean the Brady Center to Promote Gun Violence.
Snopes is biased to the Left. Read their nonsense trying to rationalize Al Gore inventing the internet.
A better source than either of those is Political truth and fact. It doesn't have the annoying leftwing bias of fact check and snopes.
From wiki: (also left-wing)
FactCheck.org is a nonprofit website that describes its own goal as “[reducing] the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.” In its efforts, FactCheck says it is nonpartisan. It is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and is funded primarily by the Annenberg Foundation.
Just because an organization CALLS themselves FactCheck (or RealityCheck, etc.) doesn’t mean they are honestly checking the facts.
Could not the same be applied to whoever controls "facts" as an ostensibly neutral arbiter of truth? Just the thoughts of a dumb guy.