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  • Eric Boehlert: How Rupert Murdoch Pushed Australia Into A Climate Change Retreat

    24 July 2014, 10:23 am

    Australia last week became "the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions." The country's carbon tax, which has been a passionate political topic there for more almost a decade, was finally instituted in…
  • Matt Gertz: The Summer Of Nonsense: 2014 Features Glut Of Shady Anti-Clinton Books

    23 July 2014, 12:17 pm

    Three recent or upcoming books highlight the way an anti-Clinton cottage industry is trying to manipulate media vulnerabilities to smear Hillary and Bill Clinton.…
  • Denise Robbins: On The Hottest June On Record, Most Media Missed This Key Context

    23 July 2014, 12:15 pm

    The globe recently experienced the hottest June on record, fitting in with the trend of global warming. Yet several top media outlets reported on the announcement without mentioning climate change at all.…
  • Emily Arrowood: Fox & Friends Seems Concerned That Emergency Services Respond To 911 Calls From…

    23 July 2014, 11:09 am

    Fox News' morning program questioned a Texas official about providing emergency services to undocumented migrants, asking whether 911 calls from immigrants must be answered "even though for the most part, when you get there, you realize they're not even…
  • Luke Brinker: National Review Online Editor Endorses "Ex-Gay" Therapy

    23 July 2014, 10:48 am

    National Review Online editor-at-large Kathryn Jean Lopez praised an organization that practices discredited "ex-gay" therapy techniques, urging gay men and lesbians to choose the path of "conversion and renewal."…
  • Zachary Pleat: Fox Host Megyn Kelly Flubs Ukraine Flight Limits To Bash Obama Over Israel

    23 July 2014, 10:28 am

    Fox News host Megyn Kelly misinformed her audience by claiming that that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has not issued a travel ban over Ukraine, in order to bash President Obama over Israel. In fact, the FAA has banned commercial travel over…
  • Timothy Johnson: NRA Floats Idea Of Kids Needing To Show Gun Proficiency "To Advance To The Next…

    23 July 2014, 9:24 am

    A new commentary video from the National Rifle Association suggests we can live up to the Founding Fathers' ideals by creating "gun-required zones," and making gun training for children "necessary to advance to the next grade."…
  • Media Matters staff: O'Reilly: Extending Affordable Health Insurance To 40 Million Americans Is…

    23 July 2014, 8:44 am

    From the July 23 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:Previously:…
  • Meagan Hatcher-Mays: WSJ Buys Into Right-Wing Rhetoric And Decides "Affordable Care Act" Really…

    23 July 2014, 6:57 am

    The Wall Street Journal portrayed the D.C. Circuit's radical decision nullifying tax credits for consumers on the federal exchanges of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a check on President Obama's "penchant for treating laws as unlimited grants of power," all…
  • Hilary Tone: Glenn Beck & Co. Encourage People To Boycott Common Core Tests At Live Movie Event

    23 July 2014, 4:56 am

    In his continued crusade against the Common Core education standards, Glenn Beck encouraged people across the country to boycott tests associated with Common Core, later declaring, "The day we're all willing to peacefully go to jail like Martin Luther King, we…
  • Luke Brinker: Fox's Erickson Agrees That "The Homosexual Movement Is ... Destroying America"

    23 July 2014, 4:20 am

    Fox News contributor Erick Erickson endorsed a congressional candidate's assertion that "the homosexual movement" is "destroying America." …
  • Ellie Sandmeyer: Fox & Friends : Michael Sam Will Be Just As Distracting As Michael Vick

    23 July 2014, 3:41 am

    Fox News compared openly gay NFL player Michael Sam to convicted dog fighter Michael Vick, suggesting that Sam's sexual orientation would be equally as distracting as Vick's criminal conviction.…
  • Matt Gertz: Fox News Pushes "Mistress" Gossip With Anti-Clinton Author Interviews

    23 July 2014, 2:44 am

    Fox News is using anonymously-sourced claims from anti-Clinton authors to inject the rumor that Bill Clinton has a mistress into the media, claims which the network has apparently made no effort to confirm.…
  • Media Matters staff: On The Bill Press Show , Media Matters ' Jeremy Holden Explains Growing Climate…

    23 July 2014, 2:24 am

    From the July 23 edition of TawkrTV's The Bill Press Show:Previously: …
  • Media Matters staff: Fox's Ralph Peters: John Kerry's Trip To Middle East To Forge Cease-Fire Is An…

    22 July 2014, 11:18 am

    From the July 22 edition of Hannity:Related:…

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