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  • Media Matters for America Bestows 'Misinformer of the Year' Award on Chris Matthews

    12/23/2005 12:45:16 PM PST · by ncountylee · 60 replies · 2,511+ views
    US Newswire ^ | 12/23/05 | Press Release
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Media Matters for America today announced the winner of its 2005 "Misinformer of the Year" award. After much deliberation and a thorough -- and somewhat painful --review of the many distortions, false statements, and instances of misinformation we have corrected during the year, MSNBC's Chris Matthews takes home the prize. In 2005, Matthews called the majority of his fellow Americans "real whack-jobs"; praised a speech by President Bush as "brilliant" even before it was delivered; said that Bush sometimes "glimmers" with "sunny nobility"; and gushed at having his picture taken with the president, adding...
  • 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...
  • Todd Disses Santorum--But Fails To Ding Dunn On Hedge Fund Hypocrisy

    02/14/2012 1:15:07 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 5 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    His show's called The Daily Rundown. And sure enough, Chuck Todd ran down Rick Santorum this morning as just another "flavor of the day" who "probably won't be the nominee." Apparently, trouncing Mitt Romney in three contests last week, and leading by a reportedly huge margin in Romney's native state of Michigan, isn't enough to impress Chuck. But Todd totally swerved around Anita Dunn, failing to question his guest about the story of her big-money hypocrisy making today's news. As Obama's White House communications director, Dunn regularly went after hedge funds. But now as a PR consultant, as the Washington...
  • The Soros Summit -FB exclusive:Inside the secret Miami meeting-George Soros’s liberal conspiracy

    05/15/2012 8:58:40 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5-15-12 | Andrew Stiles
    Complete Title: The Soros Summit - Free Beacon exclusive: Inside the secret Miami meeting of George Soros’s liberal conspiracy ### A secretive network of left-wing billionaires and their political operatives descended on the luxurious Biltmore Hotel in Miami over the weekend to discuss strategy for the coming elections. The location of the conference had been kept a closely guarded secret by the members and guests of Democracy Alliance (DA), a collection of ultra-wealthy liberal donors formed in 2005, and is reported here in a Washington Free Beacon exclusive. Attendees roamed the grounds at the 150-acre tropical resort on their way...
  • Another bogus attack by Media Matters

    04/28/2012 11:42:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    johnrlott.blogspot.com ^ | 26 April, 2012 | John Lott
    Just a couple of days ago, Media Matters had another list of false claims and I responded to their list here. Now Media Matters attacks an op-ed that I had at the New York Daily News. After David Brock's, the founder of Media Matters, hypocrisy in having Media Matters constantly attacking gun ownership while at the same time illegally having handguns publicly carried for his own self defense in Washington, DC, his organization continues its "do as I say, not as I do" policy. It is too bad that in the past Media Matters has refused to let me post...
  • MMfA's Response to 'Fast and Furious' Plays Fast and Loose with Facts

    04/28/2012 8:34:37 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 27 April, 2012 | Mary Chastain
    The Department of Justice reportedly referred a journalist to this story by Media Matters for America, "Fast And Fallacious: Pavlich's Book On ATF Operation Filled With Falsehoods." The "research," presumably written by Matthew Gertz (M.G.), claims Katie Pavlich’s book, Fast & Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and its Shameless Cover-Up, is filled with false claims. MMfA argues Ms. Pavlich played up the importance of Holder’s briefings, citing Mr. Holder's testimony that none of the memos say anything about "unacceptable tactics employed b ATF"--only "short summaries of matters that the agencies deem of interest that week." But look at Appendix 20...
  • '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...
  • Limbaugh uses Twitter to hit back against MMFA

    03/20/2012 1:42:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/20/12 | Jeff Poor
    Last week, conservative radio talker Rush Limbaugh began to utilize Twitter as a means of mobilizing listeners against attacks aimed at him for remarks he made about Georgetown Law student and so-called contraception activist Sandra Fluke. Limbaugh had previously resisted calls for him to use Twitter. However, in the wake of the Fluke controversy he reversed course and is now promoting his Twitter account by offering new followers the chance to win the recently released version of the iPad. During his Monday broadcast, the conservative talker previewed a tweet showing the “astroturfing” efforts of self-proclaimed anono-activist “Shoq” and Media Matters...
  • MMfA PROPAGANDA WATCH: Media Matters Manufactures A “Right Wing Media” Controversy

    07/12/2011 9:57:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Big Journalism ^ | 7/12/11 | RB
    When Media Matters can’t find evidence of any “right wing media misinformation” – you know, the stuff that they’re supposed to be correcting which affords them the ability to claim tax-exemption – they do the next best thing: They make stuff up. At around 3pm Eastern on Monday, July 11th – a few hours after both President Obama and Speaker Boehner had both concluded press conferences signaling they were meeting to continue the negotiations – the Soros-funded smear factory posted an article titled, “Right-Wing Media Figures Pushed Boehner To Abandon Talks.” Prominent media conservatives such as Sarah Palin and Rush...