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  • Media Matters Employees Are Now Publicly Attacking Their Bosses

    04/29/2014 12:31:24 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/29/2014 | Christopher Bedford
    Media Matters employees are furious that their bosses are trying to keep them from unionizing. A union-organizing committee at the liberal group released a statement Monday slamming their employers for “the unexpected and unexplained path our leadership has taken in response to our efforts to unionize,” adding that “the actions of Media Matters executives have placed employees in the impossible position of continuing to produce content espousing pro-labor values for an employer who is challenging our right to unionize.”
  • Media Matters Founder David Brock: We Appreciate Soros Funding To Pursue Journalists

    04/28/2014 5:09:34 PM PDT · by mgist · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/27/14 | Howley
    Media Matters founder David Brock said Sunday that he’s grateful for progressive billionaire George Soros’ “generosity” and confirmed that he chooses to “pursue” journalists if he “starts to see patterns” in their work. Brock, his silver mane and bizarre vocal intonations lending him the likeness of a socially awkward Bond villain, sat in San Francisco for a softball interview with CNN’s Reliable Sources to respond to the controversy surrounding former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson. The liberal smear machine Media Matters has been hammering the brilliant female investigative reporter with the term “shoddy reporting” to describe her exposes on Obama...
  • BREAKING: Media Matters Chief David Brock Admits to Working with Media Outlets on Stories (Video)

    04/27/2014 11:54:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    The Gateway Pundit | 4/27/14 | Kristinn Taylor and Jim Hoft
    This morning on CNN’s Reliable Sources Brian Stelter asked David Brock, founder of Media Matters for America, how his group operates both independently and collaboratively with other journalists and media watchers.Last Sunday former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson told CNN’s Reliable Sources that far left Media Matters helped produce news reports for CBS News. They used to work with me on stories and tried to help me produce my stories, and at some point –“ Attkisson also said CBS blocked several of her reports.David Brock, chairman of the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt group Media Matters for America and self-described “Democratic political activist”, did...
  • IRS gives free pass to famous Obama leftist group

    04/24/2014 3:23:58 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 16 replies
    WND ^ | 4-24-2014 | Garth Kant
    IRS GIVES FREE PASS TO FAMOUS OBAMA LEFTIST GROUP But strips tax-exempt status from small conservative nonprofit Garth Kant WASHINGTON — A stunning example of IRS political activity and liberal bias is sitting in plain view for all the world to see, following an investigation by WND. The IRS has just stripped a small, obscure, conservative nonprofit of its tax-exempt status for two alleged rule violations a decade ago, while taking a hands-off approach to a famous leftist website that’s well-financed by billionaire George Soros and other liberals and has engaged in more egregious practices for years, and on a...
  • Will IRS Revoke Media Matters Tax-Exempt Status? Chairman Brock is ‘Democratic Political Activist’

    04/24/2014 11:06:44 AM PDT · by kristinn · 12 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    The IRS is demonstrating vigor in enforcing the rules for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations against influencing elections with its recent revocation of the tax-exempt status of the conservative Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty for anti-Hillary Clinton and John Kerry articles posted to the group’s Web site. Perhaps the non-partisan Internal Revenue Service will balance the scales of justice by revoking the tax-exempt status of the Democratic Party front group Media Matters for America. The IRS won’t have to look far for evidence. The Twitter profile of Media Matters Chairman David Brock would be a good place to start. There Brock...
  • Politico’s puff profile on David Brock misses more than a few basic points (Hillary = birther)

    03/26/2014 12:54:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 25, 2014 | Christopher Bedford, managing editor
    In a Tuesday morning puff profile on Hillary Clinton loyalist and Media Matters founder David Brock, The Politico actually manages to blame conservatives for an anti-Obama attack designed and launched by — wait for it — Mrs. Clinton’s camp. “For Brock, the attacks on Obama bear some similarities to the types of attacks on the Clinton White House,” the site tells us. “Obama has faced a range of attacks from the right, including the belief, championed in some conservative quarters, that he was not born in the United States.” Dun-dun-dunnnnnn! But the funny thing is, if we rewind The Politico...
  • Clinton ally pens e-book: ‘The Benghazi Hoax’

    10/21/2013 1:54:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    Politico ^ | October 18, 2013 | Maggie Haberman
    Media Matters founder and Hillary Clinton ally David Brock has co-authored a 90-page e-book called “The Benghazi Hoax,” a tome intended as a counterweight of sorts to criticisms of the former Secretary of State and President Barack Obama over the 2012 attacks in Libya. Brock previewed the book in an interview with POLITICO last week in the liberal group’s Washington offices. He described it as an important and necessary resource on the Benghazi attacks that left four Americans dead last Sept. 11 — and which some congressional Republicans have shown continued interest in probing. Brock insisted the book is not...
  • Libtalker Thom Hartmann Claims 'Flush Rush' Backfired

    08/05/2013 9:15:50 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 5, 2013 | P.J. Gladnick
    Remember the 'Flush Rush' boycott attempted by David Brock and Media Matters which called for advertisers to drop their sponsorships of Rush Limbaugh's radio show? How did that work out in the long run? According to liberal radio talk host Thom Hartmann on CNN's Reliable Sources yesterday it completely backfired because it ended up hurting liberal shows: David Brock and Media Matters were leading the boycott Limbaugh crusade, which did presumably some damage to the Limbaugh show. I can tell you it did a lot of damage to progressive talk radio, because a lot of advertisers right across the board...
  • George Soros: Media Mogul (Lefty Businessman Spends Millions Funding Journalism)

    08/19/2011 8:23:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | August 15, 2011 | Dan Gainor and Iris Somberg
    On April 8, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headlined a Boston conference on ''media reform.'' She was joined by four other congressmen, a senator, two FCC commissioners, a Nobel laureate and numerous liberal journalists. The 2,500-person event was sponsored by a group called Free Press, one of more than 180 different media-related organizations that receives money from liberal billionaire George Soros. Soros, who first made a name for himself in investing and currency trading, now makes his name in politics and policy. Since the 2004 election, the controversial financier has used his influence and billions to push a laundry list...
  • Ann Coulter berates GOP for their divisions on immigration policy in CPAC speech

    03/16/2013 7:25:51 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 140 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 3-16-2013 | Laine Milam
    March 16, 2013 Ann Coulter berates GOP for their divisions on immigration policy in CPAC speech Laine Milam As she has done many times before, bestselling author Ann Coulter delivered an uncensored critique of the Republican party at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference. Her criticisms this year were harshest when it came to the party’s current divide on the topic of comprehensive immigration reform.Following up on her column from last month, Coulter argued that the GOP needs to have a tough but cohesive message on immigration policy, but not the one that many party leaders have touted lately.“One public...
  • Media Matters Calls for Gun Control, Carries Illegal Guns to Protect Its Founder

    01/28/2013 8:55:13 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 5 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | January 28, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Gun control isn’t about banning guns, it’s about banning people who aren’t well-connected from having guns. If you’re a Wal-Mart shopper then you’re not supposed to have a gun. If you’re David Brock, then that’s a whole other story… A staffer at left-wing Media Matters for America committed numerous felonies in the District of Columbia and around the country by carrying a firearm to defend the organization’s founder, David Brock, The Daily Caller has learned. -SNIP-TheDC has learned that by that time, Brock had armed his assistant — who had no permit to carry a concealed firearm — with a...
  • In Anti-Gun DC, Media Matters For America Gave Bodyguard Illegal Weapons

    01/28/2013 6:26:45 AM PST · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    http://dailycaller.com/ ^ | January 28,2013 | Vince Coglianese
    A staffer at left-wing Media Matters for America committed numerous felonies in the District of Columbia and around the country by carrying a firearm to defend the organization’s founder, David Brock, The Daily Caller has learned.
  • Soros-funded PAC Started Akin Controversy

    09/03/2012 2:50:00 PM PDT · by detective · 60 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | September 3, 2012 | Cliff Kincaid
    The controversy over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin’s abortion comments was started by a George Soros-funded Democratic Party Super-PAC and the “bait” was taken by Republican Party officials who wanted him out of the race for other reasons, says John Putnam, Missouri state coordinator for the national Tea Party Patriots group.
  • David Brock’s Paranoia Doesn’t Prevent Him From Stalking People

    07/18/2012 3:06:17 AM PDT · by iowamark · 9 replies
    RedState ^ | July 17 2012 | Ben Howe
    You may recall a Daily Caller piece from earlier this year that exposed the odd behavior of Media Matters founder David Brock as the reincarnation of Mel Gibson’s character in the 1997 film Conspiracy Theory. As a refresher, here’s a typical day in the life: David Brock was smoking a cigarette on the roof of his Washington, D.C. office one day in the late fall of 2010 when his assistant and two bodyguards suddenly appeared and whisked him and his colleague Eric Burns down the stairs.Brock, the head of the liberal nonprofit Media Matters for America, had told friends and...
  • Media Matters, 'Stand Your Ground' and me

    05/08/2012 4:24:27 PM PDT · by Bobbys1963 · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 8, 1958 | John Lott
    Media Matters’ Founder David Brock showed no shame when he was caught illegally using guns for his own personal protection. Indeed, Media Matters’ continues to lash out at others who own guns or support letting individuals use guns for the own protection, even increasing their attacks. In April alone, Media Matters ran 32 articles attacking the NRA alone. Additional pieces have defended the Obama administration’s Fast & Furious program and dealt with other gun related topics. Media Matters also attacked me three times over the last two weeks: I had an op-ed in the New York Daily News and an...
  • The Plot to Get Rush.

    03/27/2012 11:00:15 AM PDT · by true believer forever · 43 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | March 27, 2012 | Jeffrey Lord
    It was a set up. From start to finish. A quite specific, quite detailed plot to get Rush Limbaugh, ruin his career, and drive him off the air. Next targets? Sean Hannity and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Lots to cover here. Let's start with Mr. Angelo Carusone. Who is Angelo Carusone? Today he is now the "Director of Online Strategy for Media Matters for America." But a few years back? He was just your basic left-wing law student with a standard left-wing passion. That passion? Totalitarian-style censorship.
  • STOP MAKING FUN OF DAVID BROCK'S (OF MEDIA MATTERS) SEXUAL ORIENTATION (Vanity)

    03/22/2012 4:32:05 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 226 replies · 1+ views
    David Brock is Media Matters founder, and recently, I have seen many posts ridiculing him for being homosexual. David Brock’s sexual orientation is not the issue. Making fun of it just lowers us to the level of the Left’s personal attack strategy. We can do better. There is utterly no need to mention that David Brock is a giggling little donut-puncher, or a skipping lavender-scented pillow-biter. We do not need to mention that David Brock is a pearl-necklace adorned tumblebunny, nor do we need to say he is a limp-wristed prancing knob-jockey. Never will it cross my keyboard to mention...
  • 'Rush Limbaugh Show' responds to Brock

    03/21/2012 5:42:34 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/21/12 2:37 PM EDT | Brian Glicklich, Spokesperson, Rush Limbaugh Show
    David Brock is so outraged at Rush Limbaugh’s words of three weeks ago that he started organizing a protest — almost 3 years ago. It was planned ahead and activated at the first moment Brock could manipulate a media frenzy. Make no mistake, Brock’s “marketplace of ideas” offers only one brand: Brand Brock. All others will be forced off the shelves with intimidation and lies. Media Matters for America stands for censorship, and nothing more than that. Their ginned-up election year anger is directed at the words of their media political opposition — similar expressions are ignored when used by...
  • Ad exodus dooms Limbaugh's model (Marxist psychosis alert)

    03/21/2012 7:24:12 AM PDT · by pabianice · 80 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 3/21/12 | Brock
    The financial model that fueled Rush Limbaugh’s radio show seems to have disintegrated in recent weeks, with at least 100 advertisers reportedly abandoning his radio program. For more than two decades, “The Rush Limbaugh Show” has promoted his brand of misogyny, racism and general intolerance to an audience of more than 15 million people on as many as 600 radio stations. He has accused actor Michael J. Fox of “exaggerating the effects” of Parkinson’s disease; called the National Organization for Women “nags” who “are a bunch of whores to liberalism”; and just last week referred to a Washington Post reporter...
  • Media Matters boss paid former partner $850G 'blackmail' settlement

    02/27/2012 10:09:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies · 3+ views
    fox news ^ | 2/27/12 | Jana Winter
    Media Matters chief David Brock paid a former domestic partner $850,000 after being threatened with damaging information involving the organization’s donors and the IRS – a deal that Brock later characterized as a blackmail payment, according to legal documents obtained by FoxNews.com. In an acrimonious lawsuit settled at the end of last year, Brock accused William Grey of making repeated threats to expose him to the "scorn or ridicule of his employees, donors and the press in demanding money and property." Brock claimed in legal papers that he sold a Rehoboth Beach, Del., home he once shared with Grey in...
  • WHO LAUNCHED ED SCHULTZ'S CAREER?

    02/23/2012 4:38:34 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 14 replies
    David Brock, the embattled founder of Media Matters for America, once teamed up with the progressive radio company that developed, produced and launched the national career of Ed Schultz to call for the re-institution of the Fairness Doctrine.
  • David Brock: Media Matters Madman

    02/23/2012 3:47:47 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies · 1+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 23, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - David Brock: Media Matters MadmanPosted By Daniel Greenfield On February 23, 2012 @ 12:47 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments David Brock is a member of an exclusive club of fake conservatives like Arianna Huffington who, when the winds turned blustery and the money looked better on the other side, crossed the Iron Curtain going the other way and headed to Moscow.There is something to be said for the right, which has attracted its defectors from the best of the left. And there is something to be said for the left, which has...
  • PICKET: (VIDEO) Media Matters' David Brock runs from questions on organization's war on Fox

    02/21/2012 7:49:40 PM PST · by paltz · 17 replies
    Washington Times Water Cooler ^ | 2/21/12 | Kerry Picket
    Media Matters for America (MMFA) founder David Brock refused to talk to the Washington Times affiliated radio show America's Morning News on Tuesday morning about the series of stories The Daily Caller has been reporting on for the past week regarding his organization's aggressive plan to go after the Fox News Channel. (VIDEO at link)
  • Brock and the Glock: Armed men guarded Media Matters boss as he took $400,000 gun control donation

    02/16/2012 10:37:22 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 43 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2-16-2012 | Perry Chiaramonte
    The recent revelation that the head of Media Matters walked the streets of Washington with a Glock-toting bodyguard may make it a little awkward for the group the next time it seeks a donation from a gun control advocacy group. Media Matters reportedly took more than $400,000 from the Joyce Foundation specifically earmarked to promote a $600,000 initiative on "gun and public safety issues." At the same time, Media Matters' gun-guarded boss David Brock reportedly obsessed over his own security. ....Brock reportedly told confidantes that he feared for his safety and needed hired guns to keep him safe.
  • New exposé reveals Media Matters' inner workings

    02/16/2012 2:50:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 3 replies
    FOX News ^ | 2/13/2012
    Tucker Carlson discusses his website The Daily Caller's shocking new exposé on the liberal media watchdog group, Media Matters for America
  • Media Matters tax-exempt status may face new scrutiny from Congress

    02/15/2012 9:33:00 AM PST · by Qbert · 5 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/15/2012 | Will Rahn
    Congressional Republicans are now interested in examining Media Matters For America‘s tax-exempt status, The Daily Caller has learned. Doing so would cause the GOP to wade into the complex world of tax laws that govern “exempt organizations” such as Media Matters and more than 1 million other charitable organizations that are exempt from federal income tax. Media Matters’ critics have questioned its tax-exempt status for some time. The Internal Revenue Service has a series of requirements that must be met before organizations can qualify. Successful applicants pay no federal income tax because the government presumes such charities perform services that...
  • Dershowitz:I Won’t Vote For Obama If Associated With ‘Stalinist Bigots’ Media Matters

    02/14/2012 3:17:04 PM PST · by STARWISE · 26 replies
    Harvard Professor Alan Dershowitz told BreitbartTV Editor Larry O'Connor on the Governor Paterson Show on WOR that the Media Matters organization is full of "radical Stalinists" and says the White House and Democratic Party need to clearly separate themselves from the organization. *snip* Speaking at University of Pennsylvania last week, well-known Israel supporter and Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz reportedly warned the press about MMFA's operations. "I have, and let me tell you, Max Blumenthal (((SON OF CLINTONISTA VIPER, SYDNEY BLUMENTHAL))) and Media Matters will be singlehandedly responsible for (Obama) losing this election," he is reported saying. The Democrats "cannot win...
  • Inside Media Matters: David Brock’s enemies list [501(c)(3) targets GOP donors, PayPal founder...]

    02/13/2012 3:17:09 PM PST · by Qbert · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/13/2012 | Vince Coglianese
    An internal Media Matters For America memo obtained by The Daily Caller reveals that the left-wing media watchdog group employs an “opposition research team” to target its political enemies. Included in the list of targets are right-leaning websites, conservative think tanks, prominent financiers and donors, and more than a dozen specific Fox News Channel and News Corporation employees. “We will conduct extensive public records searches and compile opposition books on individuals,” declares the memo, likely written in late 2009. Investigations, it says, “will focus on the backgrounds, connections, operations and political and financial activities of the individuals.” One of those...
  • Is the White House manipulating the media through Media Matters?

    02/13/2012 6:52:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 13, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    The Daily Caller has a multipart exposé on David Brock and Media Matters which will surprise … well, probably no one who reads this site. Speaking with former and current employees, Tucker Carlson, Vince Coglianese, Alex Pappas, and Will Rahn paint a picture of Brock as paranoid and out of control, but still supremely effective at getting his message out through the mainstream media: Extensive interviews with a number of Brock’s current and former colleagues at Media Matters, as well as with leaders from across the spectrum of Democratic politics, reveal an organization roiled by its leader’s volatile and erratic...
  • Inside Media Matters: Erratic behavior, close coordination with White House and news organizations

    02/12/2012 9:01:46 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | February 13, 2012 | Tucker Carlson and Vince Coglianese
    David Brock was smoking a cigarette on the roof of his Washington, D.C. office one day in the late fall of 2010 when his assistant and two bodyguards suddenly appeared and whisked him and his colleague Eric Burns down the stairs. Brock, the head of the liberal nonprofit Media Matters for America, had told friends and co-workers that he feared he was in imminent danger from right-wing assassins and needed a security team to keep him safe. The threat he faced while smoking on his roof? “Snipers,” a former co-worker recalled. ...more...
  • The MSM’s ‘Media Matters’ Blackout

    07/14/2011 2:55:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 13, 2011 | Seton Motley
    While they scramble to bury Rupert Murdoch, they ignore the blatant violation of tax-exempt status by George Soros' pet outfit.The MSM is enjoying a very quiet laugh at the expense of one of their competitors: the Fox News Channel. TheyÂ’re not saying a word about the all-encompassing, possibly illegal abuse Fox News is experiencing at the hands of the George Soros-funded (to the tune of $1M) Media Matters for America. Media Matters was co-founded by current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, something which she proudly proclaims. Her fellow founder is David Brock, the fallen conservative journalist who thereafter drifted leftward....
  • Juan Williams: Media Matters ‘Ruins People’s Lives’ Over Political Disagreements

    07/05/2011 8:51:21 AM PDT · by freespirited · 38 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 07/05/11 | Matt Schneider
    Juan Williams appeared on Fox & Friends and told Brian Kilmeade it was laughable that Media Matters is considered a charitable institution when they are dedicated to silencing honest debate. Kilmeade was shocked that Media Matters searches for disgruntled Fox News employees to help with their campaign against the network, and now Williams and other Fox personalities seem ready to fight back. Williams described the evolution of Media Matters: “Obviously it’s not an honest watchdog group anymore. They used to monitor the media and point out things that were wrong, false, inappropriate, which is fine, but what you are hearing...
  • Media Matters Has A FOX News 'WarRoom' That Operates 20 Hours A Day

    06/28/2011 8:54:12 AM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6/28/11 | Glynnis MacNicol
    Any remaining doubt that Media Matters reason-for-being is to take down FOX News? Check this out. Turns out the progressive, non-profit watch dog website has a FOX News "war room" that operates in four separate shifts from the hours of 5am to 1am. According to FishbowlDC, they employ specific teams that focus on Glenn Beck's radio and television show. Considering those folks will be out of a job come the end of the week -- Beck's last show is Friday -- and Media Matters
  • Media Matters' Tax-Exempt Attacks on Fox News Are Illegal, Says Attorney

    06/22/2011 7:57:35 PM PDT · by caseyn · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Fox Nation ^ | June 22, 2011 | The Washington Times
    David Brock, the conservative turned liberal advocate, has recently garnered a considerable amount of press coverage for his attacks on Fox News for, among many other things, allegedly taking over leadership of the Republican Party. What the news coverage has ignored is his use of tax-free funds for his organization, Media Matters for America (MMA), for these attacks - a form of government support for activities that clearly do not merit tax-exempt status and that as a result infringe on Fox News' First Amendment rights.
  • GRAY: Taxpayers’ subsidization of war on Fox News

    06/22/2011 10:55:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 21, 2011 | C. Boyden Gray
    David Brock, the conservative turned liberal advocate, has recently garnered a considerable amount of press coverage for his attacks on Fox News for, among many other things, allegedly taking over leadership of the Republican Party. What the news coverage has ignored is his use of tax-free funds for his organization, Media Matters for America (MMA), for these attacks — a form of government support for activities that clearly do not merit tax-exempt status and that as a result infringe on Fox News’ First Amendment rights. MMA was originally established as an Internal Revenue Service Section 501(c)(3) organization, that is, an...
  • Media Matters’ War on Fox News

    03/31/2011 7:50:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Western Journalism Center ^ | 3/31/11 | Caleb
    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’...
  • Media Matters plots “guerrilla warfare and sabotage” against Fox?

    03/26/2011 6:29:06 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 26 Mar 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Media criticism has been the bread and butter of the blogosphere from its opening days, especially for conservatives who pushed back against the liberal bias of the mainstream media. The scope of those efforts have run the gamut from fact-checking news pieces to exposing biases of top-ranking executives, such as Eason Jordan at CNN. Media Matters for America was formed as a left-wing analog to the more grassroots efforts in the conservative blogosphere to push back against the pushback and to focus criticism on conservative news and opinion outlets, including Hot Air on more than one occasion. All of this...
  • Is Media Matters breaking the law in its 'war' on Fox News?

    03/28/2011 4:16:44 PM PDT · by WashingtonSource · 20 replies
    The Examiner ^ | March 27, 2011 | Mark Tapscott
    Media Matters, the George Soros-backed legion of liberal agit-prop shock troops based in the nation's capital, has declared war on Fox News, and in the process quite possibly stepped across the line of legality. David Brock, MM's founder, was quoted Saturday by Politico promising that his organization is mounting "guerrila warfare and sabotage" against Fox News, which he said "is not a news organization. It is the de facto leader of the GOP, and it is long past time that it is treated as such by the media, elected officials and the public.”
  • Media Matters Declares War on Fox, so a ‘Battle Stations’ Request

    03/27/2011 10:13:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    gulag bound ^ | 3/27/11 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    BULLETIN: Dan Gainor of Business & Media Institute just broke the news about George Soros' immedate plans to reorganize central banking, globally. Gainor will be our guest on Gulag Night, this Monday 3/28, 10pm ET, 30 mins. Read the article here: "Unreported Soros Event Aims to Remake Entire Global Economy." from Terresa Monroe-Hamilton’s NoisyRoom From: ihasa HotDog To our comrades at Media Matters… They are sharing their civility and love today by declaring war on Fox News. How very Stalin of them. Well, we have a request to our readers out there. As most of you know this site partners...
  • Media Matters' war against Fox (Ramping up new sabotage, guerilla style)

    Media Matters' war against Fox March 26, 2011 The liberal group Media Matters has quietly transformed itself in preparation for what its founder, David Brock, described in an interview as an all-out campaign of “guerrilla warfare and sabotage” aimed at the Fox News Channel. The group, launched as a more traditional media critic, has all but abandoned its monitoring of newspapers and other television networks and is narrowing its focus to Fox and a handful of conservative websites, which its leaders view as political organizations and the “nerve center” of the conservative movement. The shift reflects the centrality of the...
  • Media Matters' War Against Fox (Democrat Front Group Goes Soviet on 1st Amendment)

    03/26/2011 7:04:52 AM PDT · by kristinn · 97 replies
    Politico ^ | Saturday, March 26, 2011 | Ben Smith
    The liberal group Media Matters has quietly transformed itself in preparation for what its founder, David Brock, described in an interview as an all-out campaign of “guerrilla warfare and sabotage” aimed at the Fox News Channel. The group, launched as a more traditional media critic, has all but abandoned its monitoring of newspapers and other television networks and is narrowing its focus to Fox and a handful of conservative websites, which its leaders view as a political organizations and the “nerve center” of the conservative movement. The shift reflects the centrality of the cable channel to the contemporary conservative movement,...
  • Media Matters boot camp readies liberal policy wonks for the camera’s close-up

    03/23/2011 10:50:26 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 3 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 22, 2011 | By Jason Horowitz
    “I’m here to be intensely trained,” Lee Brenner announced as he came through the door of a discreet building near Dupont Circle. -------------------- snip "There was a chronic imbalance,” said David Brock, the founder of Media Matters, which picks up the entire cost of the course. “We didn’t just want to accept that this is the way it is.” Brock is a former conservative writer at the American Spectator who was instrumental in efforts to discredit Anita Hill and to oust Bill Clinton, and who made a sharp left turn a decade ago. The primary mission of Media Matters, he...
  • The Orwellian Doublespeak of Media Matters’ David Brock

    01/18/2011 10:18:19 PM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 3 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | January 17, 2011 | Walter Hudson
    Winston sank his arms to his sides and slowly refilled his lungs with air. His mind slid away into the labyrinthine world of doublethink. To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them… George Orwell thus laid the groundwork for the coinage of doublespeak, at best a simple euphemism, sometimes mere ambiguity, and at worst deliberate deceit. The purpose of doublethink is to synthesize the irrational. The purpose of doublespeak is to...
  • David Brock: Beck ‘responsible for 3 thwarted assassination attempts’

    01/13/2011 8:01:31 AM PST · by markomalley · 61 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/13/11 | Lisa Donovan
    Media Matters founder David Brock holds Glenn Beck responsible for three assassination attacks that took place last year.During a Chris Matthews Show interview that aired Wednesday, Brock discussed Saturday’s Tucson shooting rampage and went on to list three 2010 instances in which somebody targeted liberals.“I mean, Glenn Beck himself has been responsible for three thwarted assassination attacks this year,” Brock said. “Well, you want to know what they are? So he burned Nancy Pelosi in effigy on his set, he tried to poison her with a chalice. Some weeks later somebody tried to firebomb Nancy Pelosi’s house. That guy’s mother...
  • (Video) Media Matters’ David Brock: Glenn Beck Responsible for Three Assassination Attempts

    01/13/2011 7:44:49 AM PST · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 15 replies
    David Brock of the progressive Media Matters appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball and outlandishly claimed Glenn Beck is “responsible for three assassination attempts.” This is just one of those videos that is packed with so much dumb you can’t gather words together to describe it. Instead, I recommend you just watch it to see the stupidity flowing from this mans mouth.
  • Outfoxed by Fox News? No Way (Media Matters: Beck, Fox Will Inspire Next 'Oklahoma City' Bombing)

    12/03/2010 9:23:33 AM PST · by kristinn · 56 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Friday, December 3, 2010 | Paul Farhi
    SNIP Fox has been a merciless critic of Soros, with Beck in the lead. In mid-November, Beck devoted three episodes of his TV program and several of his syndicated radio programs to detailing how he believes Soros is subverting American democracy. (Beck's false assertion that Soros was a Nazi collaborator as an adolescent brought a denunciation from the Jewish Anti-Defamation League.) Beck has repeatedly fulminated against one of Soros's favorite recipients, the Tides Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit involved in environmental and human-rights projects. Fox also was quick to make a connection between Soros's donation of $1.8 million to NPR......
  • David Brock, Liar

    03/28/2002 9:11:07 PM PST · by Croooow · 18 replies · 316+ views
    Slate ^ | 3/27/02 | Timothy Noah
    A lifelong habit proves hard to break.By Timothy NoahPosted Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at 9:11 AM PT Chatterbox is slightly taken aback at the respectful attention some liberals have given David Brock's Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative. In the New York Times Magazine, Frank Rich called it "a key document for historians seeking to understand the ethos of the incoherent 90's." In The New Yorker, Hendrik Hertzberg called it "an astounding account of fin-de-siecle Washington politics," "an entertaining backstage sketchbook of scores of eccentric and mostly obnoxious characters," and "a valuable book." In The Nation, Michael Tomasky...
  • The anti-Corsis, fine folks all; support them (No barf bag big enough..)

    08/16/2008 10:58:02 AM PDT · by pissant · 15 replies · 303+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | 8/16/08 | Michael Anne Tomasky
    I've done a few posts now about scumbag author Jerome Corsi, so it occurs to me that I should devote some attention to his respectable counterparts who've written books on McCain. There are three: The Real McCain, by Cliff Schecter; Free Ride: John McCain and the Media, by David Brock and Paul Waldman; and, by Matt Welch. All three were reviewed positively by this particularly sagacious critic in The New York Review of Books not long ago (all right, it was me). What, the right-wing doubter will ask me, makes these books different from Corsi's? It is obviously the case...
  • Media Matters on C-span now.

    08/16/2008 6:24:14 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 58 replies · 184+ views
    C-span
    Paul Waldman of Media Matters said Swift Boat Veterans are liars.
  • The anti-Corsis, fine folks all; support them

    08/16/2008 6:08:55 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 36 replies · 934+ views
    Guardian ^ | Aug 16 2008 | Michael Tomasky
    I've done a few posts now about scumbag author Jerome Corsi, so it occurs to me that I should devote some attention to his respectable counterparts who've written books on McCain. There are three: The Real McCain, by Cliff Schecter; Free Ride: John McCain and the Media, by David Brock and Paul Waldman; and McCain: The Myth of a Maverick, by Matt Welch. All three were reviewed positively by this particularly sagacious critic in The New York Review of Books not long ago (all right, it was me). What, the right-wing doubter will ask me, makes these books different from...