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  • Matt Gertz: Congressman Blows A Hole In Attkisson's Benghazi Documents "Bombshell"

    27 January 2015, 10:36 am

    The House Select Committee on Benghazi has been unable to corroborate Sharyl Attkisson's latest "bombshell" Benghazi exclusive, which claimed that "Hillary Clinton confidants were part of an operation to 'separate' damaging documents" about the 2012 attacks…
  • Karen Finney: The No-Go Zone Myth Comes To America

    26 January 2015, 12:51 pm

    The rhetoric around the debunked right wing media meme about the existence of "no-go zones" throughout France, the United Kingdom, and the rest of Europe, ratcheted up last week. Driven by politics, viewers, listeners, and page views,  even the multiple mea…
  • Carlos Maza: Meet The U.S. Pastor Council, The Group Working To Repeal Texas's Non-Discrimination…

    26 January 2015, 11:24 am

    A number of cities in Texas have taken the historic step of passing non-discrimination laws protecting LGBT people, only to see those laws challenged by the extreme right-wing U.S. Pastor Council -- a group that has called Houston Mayor Annise Parker a…
  • Sophia Tesfaye: Daily Signal Contributor Sharyl Attkisson To Testify At Attorney General Nominee…

    26 January 2015, 10:51 am

    Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson has been invited by Republicans to testify at a hearing on President Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch. Attkisson, who writes for the conservative Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal and has been praised by…
  • Denise Robbins: Yellowstone Oil Spill Missing from Keystone XL Coverage On CNN, Fox

    26 January 2015, 5:48 am

    CNN and Fox News repeatedly reported on the Keystone XL pipeline without connecting it to a major oil spill near the pipeline's proposed route. By contrast, MSNBC and others in the media have reported on the spill, which occurred in the Yellowstone River in…
  • Ben Dimiero & Eric Hananoki: The Conservative Movement Is Infected With Scams

    26 January 2015, 5:27 am

    Politico's Ken Vogel today examined how "the conservative movement has been plagued by an explosion of PACs that critics say exist mostly to pad the pockets of the consultants who run them." Media Matters has similarly found that conservative media is…
  • Rob Tornoe: How Winter Snow Leads To A Blizzard Of Climate Denial

    26 January 2015, 5:01 am

  • Media Matters staff: Limbaugh Claims Weather Forecasts Have Been Wrong Because "The Left Has…

    26 January 2015, 3:51 am

    From the January 26 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:…
  • Olivia Marshall: Limbaugh Savors Comparisons Between Scott Walker, Himself, And Caesar

    26 January 2015, 2:59 am

    Rush Limbaugh fawned over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his potential to be the GOP's 2016 presidential nominee, seemingly impressed that some may have drawn comparisons between Walker's recent remarks and Rush's own rhetoric.…
  • Timothy Johnson: One Year Later, NRA's Ted Nugent Says His "Subhuman Mongrel" Slur Was "Too…

    26 January 2015, 1:25 am

    A year after calling President Obama a "subhuman mongrel" at the gun industry's trade show, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent revisited the comment, claiming it was "probably much too delicate" before describing his rationale for using the…
  • Media Matters staff: Fox Panel Reacts To Iowa Freedom Summit: "No Way In Heck" Palin Could Win 2016,…

    25 January 2015, 1:26 am

    From the January 25 edition of Fox News' MediaBuzz:Previously:…
  • Carlos Maza: The Jindal-Hate Group Relationship You Won't Hear About This Weekend

    24 January 2015, 10:17 am

    Louisiana Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal is the keynote speaker for a rally funded and organized by an anti-LGBT group that has blamed gay people for causing the Holocaust and advocated imprisoning homosexuals.  So why isn't his…
  • Emily Arrowood & Brian Powell: CNN's Newt Gingrich Parrots Debunked Right-Wing Smear About Hillary…

    24 January 2015, 5:34 am

    CNN contributor Newt Gingrich revived a debunked claim about Boko Haram's designation as a terror group in order to attack former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.…
  • Media Matters staff: Donald Trump Offers To Build Border Fence: "Who Can Build Better Than Trump?"

    24 January 2015, 2:54 am

    From the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24:Previously: Bill O'Reilly Advocates For A Berlin Wall-Style Border Fence Fox News' Discount Border Fence
  • Eric Hananoki: Is Fox's John Bolton Setting Up A Run For President?

    23 January 2015, 3:12 am

    Fox News contributor John Bolton will be appearing in the early Republican presidential primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire in the coming weeks while he's "considering" a presidential run. Bolton has already set up a political operation through two…

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