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  • Coleman Lowndes: How Right-Wing Media Have Used Ebola To Scare Americans

    19 October 2014, 10:10 am

    Since the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, conservatives have used the disease to try to stoke fear. Their anti-government conspiracy theories about the disease all sound remarkably similar, whether they are aired on Fox News, right-wing…
  • Thomas Bishop: Huffington Post's Calderone Calls Out Wash. Post Use Of Uncorroborated Anonymous…

    19 October 2014, 4:04 am

    Huffington Post senior media reporter Michael Calderone is raising questions about a Washington Post report that named and implicated a White House volunteer in the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal based largely on an unnamed "eyewitness,"…
  • Jeremy Holden: Time Misconstrued IG Report To Falsely Implicate Cheryl Mills In State Department…

    19 October 2014, 1:52 am

    Time misrepresented the findings of an Inspector General report to falsely imply that former State Department aide Cheryl Mills was faulted for "strong-arming" departmental investigations, even though the inspector general cleared Mills of wrongdoing in the…
  • Media Matters staff: Ingraham: The Left Believes Americans Should Die From Ebola To Repay Our Debt…

    17 October 2014, 11:55 am

    From the October 17 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show:Previously:…
  • Eric Hananoki: Group Connected To Fox News Figures Pulls Ads Featuring ISIS Murder Of Journalist

    17 October 2014, 11:47 am

    A conservative group backed by several Fox News contributors has pulled ads featuring footage of murdered journalist James Foley after his family sharply criticized the campaign as "deplorable."…
  • Ellie Sandmeyer: Fox Media Critic Praises Shepard Smith, Knocks O'Reilly For Ebola Coverage

    17 October 2014, 11:35 am

    Fox News media critic Howard Kurtz echoed his colleague Shepard Smith's admonishment of media for irresponsible Ebola coverage, highlighting his own network's reporting failures.…
  • Media Matters staff: Levin Defends Ebola Fearmongering By Attacking Fox, Shep Smith's Katrina…

    17 October 2014, 11:11 am

    From the October 16 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Mark Levin Show:Previously: …
  • Media Matters staff: Fox's Bob Beckel Calls Out His Network's Ebola Sensationalism

    17 October 2014, 6:03 am

    From the October 17 edition of Fox News' The Five:Previously:…
  • Olivia Kittel: Right-Wing Media's Failed Attempt To Justify Iraq War With NY Times Chemical Weapons…

    17 October 2014, 5:26 am

    Right-wing media falsely claimed that a New York Times report on old chemical weapons found in Iraq after the 2003 invasion vindicated former President George W. Bush's rationale for the Iraq war - ignoring the fact that the chemical weapons…
  • Oliver Willis: While Media Promote Claim Of Equal Influence, The Koch Bros. Outspend Steyer By Huge…

    17 October 2014, 3:56 am

    Conservative financiers Charles and David Koch have spent far more to influence the 2014 midterm elections than progressive activist Tom Steyer, yet for months media outlets have equated the two.
  • Alexandrea Boguhn: NARAL And MoveOn Call Out The Denver Post 's "Misguided" Gardner Endorsement

    17 October 2014, 3:45 am

    National women's organization NARAL: Pro-Choice America and MoveOn are calling out The Denver Post's recent endorsement of Republican Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner (CO), running a full-page ad in the paper's Sunday edition that highlights the Post's…
  • Joe Strupp: Professors Slam George Will Campus Appearance After "Hate Speech" Rape Column

    17 October 2014, 3:09 am

    Professors in the Miami University program on women, gender and sexuality studies are objecting to George Will's planned appearance next week on campus, declaring in a unified voice that previous comments he made about campus rape are "hate speech"…
  • Alexandrea Boguhn & Chance Seales: Appointment Of Ron Klain As Ebola "Czar" Draws The Wrath Of…

    17 October 2014, 2:50 am

    Conservative media figures lashed out at President Obama's appointment of Ron Klain as the Ebola response coordinator or "czar," criticizing the selection as "insane" and "dumb." Klain has been praised for his work in government and has been called "a great…
  • Media Matters staff: Ablow Doubles Down: Obama Won't "Defend" America From Ebola Because "He Has It…

    17 October 2014, 2:03 am

    From the October 17 edition of Fox News Radio's The John Gibson Show:Previously: Fox Doc's Racial Rant: Obama Welcomes Ebola Because His "Affinities" Are With Africa
  • Carlos Maza: Another Fox News Lie About The Subpoenas Of Houston's Anti-Gay Pastors

    17 October 2014, 1:33 am

    Fox News peddled a new lie about Houston, TX's LGBT non-discrimination ordinance, blaming the measure for unrelated subpoenas issued against a number of local anti-gay pastors.…

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