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  • Eric Boehlert: After Parsing Her Every Word, Press Now Demands Hillary Clinton Be Less Scripted

    17 September 2014, 12:50 pm

    The Beltway media's theater critics posted their latest Hillary Clinton notices after she appeared at a political event in the important swing state of Iowa over the weekend. Bypassing substance as they now routinely do, scribes focused on style and many found…
  • Media Matters staff: On The Bill Press Show, Media Matters ' Matt Gertz Highlights How Conservative…

    17 September 2014, 12:26 pm

    From the September 17 edition of TawkrTV's The Bill Press Show:Previously:…
  • Timothy Johnson: NRA On Ray Rice: "All Anti-Gunners Around The World" Are "Providing An Example To…

    17 September 2014, 12:18 pm

    The National Rifle Association is commenting on NFL player Ray Rice's violent attack on his then-fiancée, speciously claiming that gun safety advocates are "providing an example to young men that it's okay to beat women as long as you can throw a football."…
  • Media Matters staff: This Fox Figure Warns Against Benghazi Conspiracy Theories Minutes After…

    17 September 2014, 11:43 am

    From the September 17 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom:Previously:All Questions Answered, Media Matters' Guide To The Benghazi Select CommitteeREPORT: Fox's Benghazi Obsession By The NumbersThe Benghazi Select Committee That Fox Built
  • Brian Powell: Fox's Sesame Street Celebration Tries To Sweep The Clouds Of Past Attacks Away

    17 September 2014, 11:19 am

    Fox & Friends celebrated Sesame Street's 45th birthday by hosting Muppet characters Grover and Abby Cadabby for a light-hearted appearance congratulating them on their longevity. But if the network had gotten its way in 2012, Grover wouldn't have made it…
  • Olivia Kittel: Fox Host Baselessly Escalates Latest Benghazi Conspiracy Theory: Iran-Contra Edition

    17 September 2014, 11:05 am

    Fox News' embellishments of discredited journalist Sharyl Attkisson's latest Benghazi conspiracy theory have become increasingly detached from reality, most recently morphing into absurd allegations that Hillary Clinton supporters "scrubbed" documents to hide…
  • Coleman Lowndes: Five Times Fox News Guests Debunked The Benghazi Hoax

    17 September 2014, 9:01 am

    Fox News has a long-running obsession with Benghazi. Yet despite its best efforts to push phony scandals about the attacks, the truth has occasionally broken through the noise. Here are five examples of guests shooting down Fox's Benghazi hoax:
  • Lis Power: Right-Wing Media's Mythological "Welfare For Weed" Campaign Has Resulted in Actual GOP…

    17 September 2014, 4:56 am

    Conservative media's lengthy campaign to demonize government programs by accusing low-income Americans of using benefits to buy marijuana has culminated in legislation being passed by Republicans in the House of Representatives this week.   …
  • Carlos Maza: Breitbart Asks: Have They Cut Chelsea Manning's Penis Off Yet?

    17 September 2014, 2:04 am

    A Breitbart.com columnist launched a transphobic attack on transgender former Army Private Chelsea Manning, calling her a "traitorous transsexual" and asking if the government had "cut it off yet."…
  • Eric Hananoki: Conservatives Find A Way To Attack Obama For Fighting Ebola

    17 September 2014, 1:58 am

    Right-wing media are using President Obama's plan to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as another opportunity to attack him. Conservatives are calling the president a "hypocrite" because he's sending "more soldiers to fight Ebola than we are sending to…
  • Media Matters staff: Fox Business Correspondent Attacks Climate Marchers: "Get A Job!"

    17 September 2014, 1:21 am

    From the September 17 edition of Fox Business' Varney & Co.:…
  • Denise Robbins: The Business Media Outliers Ignoring The Economics Of Climate Change

    17 September 2014, 1:02 am

    A flagship report found that acting on climate change and improving the economy go hand in hand, which was reported by business media outlets across the globe. But three prominent outliers left their audiences in the dark: CNBC, Fox Business, and The Wall…
  • Sophia Tesfaye: Even Some At Fox News Are Skeptical Of Attkisson's Latest Benghazi Conspiracy Theory

    16 September 2014, 10:41 am

    Fox News' Bill O'Reilly questioned whether the latest report from discredited investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson, which baselessly suggested a Benghazi cover-up by State Department officials, actually constituted a "scandal."On the September 16 edition…
  • Alexandrea Boguhn: To Fox News, Having Necessities Like Air Conditioning Means You Aren't Really…

    16 September 2014, 9:59 am

    On-air graphics displayed during Fox News hyped the number of poor Americans that have access to basic necessities like internet access and air conditioning in order to downplay the seriousness of poverty and attack efforts to address it through government…
  • Media Matters staff: Media Matters ' Brock: "We Need To Consider The Source" Of New Baseless…

    16 September 2014, 7:41 am

    From the September 16 edition of MSNBC's PoliticsNation:Previously:…

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