Publication: Media Matters for America - County Fair

First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Zachary Pleat: Fox Scrapes Conspiracy Barrel In Cliven Bundy Defense

Fox News revived the smear that President Obama planned to build a "domestic militia" during a segment defending Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his armed militia supporters . In a July 2, 2008 campaign speech in Colorado, Obama called for the ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jeremy Holden: Fox News Carnival Barkers Gin Up A Range War

Led by Sean Hannity, Fox News has devoted 4 hours and 40 minutes of its prime-time programming to cheerleading for a Nevada range war. Media Matters examined Fox News' weekday programming from 4 p.m. through 11 p.m. ET since it first started ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Meagan Hatcher-Mays: WSJ Sold On Ineffective And Potentially Unconstitutional Surveillance Of American Muslims

The Wall Street Journal is misleadingly defending a highly controversial and recently abandoned surveillance program that targeted innocent American Muslims. Earlier this week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city planned to dismantle ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hannah Groch-Begley: Guns Make Domestic Violence Deadlier

When guns are involved in domestic violence, women die. This simple fact was the basis for a tweet from Everytown for Gun Safety, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's new gun violence prevention group, which noted that the presence ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Salvatore Colleluori: Local Media Fooled By Discredited Economic Competitiveness Report

Local media outlets across the country published uncritical reports highlighting a conservative influence group's so-called economic competitiveness report, despite criticism of previous editions of the report over its methodology and findings. On ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Olivia Marshall: New Fox Show Tarnished By Panelist's False Reporting On IRS

On the same day Fox announced Katie Pavlich's role in a new show on the network, Pavlich created a false narrative that former IRS official Lois Lerner reached out to the Department of Justice about possible criminal prosecutions for tax-exempt groups.  ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alexandrea Boguhn: Media Expert Highlights Problematic Tea Party Ties In Right-Wing Talk Radio

Media consultant Holland Cooke highlighted the deceptive advocacy of right-wing talk radio hosts on behalf of sponsors such as tea party groups, arguing that listeners "might not understand that free speech had a price tag." In a piece titled "The ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Justin Berrier: Fox-Led Anti-Medicaid Campaign Leaves 5.7 Million Uninsured

The Fox-led campaign to pressure GOP governors to decline the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion has left 5.7 million people uninsured who could have gained coverage under the law.  In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled  that states could decide ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sophia Tesfaye: Fox's Carlson Continues To Push Misleading Report On IRS Emails, Ignores Correction

Fox News' Gretchen Carlson continued to push a misleading report on IRS communication with the Department of Justicewhile failing to acknowledge that a previous "bombshell" claim she had made about the report had been corrected. On the April 16 edition ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Timothy Johnson: Deep-Pocketed NRA Attacks New Group For Spending Large Amounts Of Money On Gun Safety

The National Rifle Association's top lobbyist reacted to the formation of new gun violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety by calling the group's founder, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a "billionaire nanny" and attacking ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eric Boehlert: Sharyl Attkisson Keeps Peddling Hollow 'Liberal Media Bias' Claim

When Sharyl Attkisson ended her two-decade association with CBS News earlier this year, she warmed the hearts of conservatives by implying her work had been curtailed by progressive forces inside the network. It was Liberal Media Bias 101: CBS erected ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Joe Strupp: Nevada Journalists: Conservative Media Darling Rancher Is Clearly "Breaking The Law"

Local journalists covering Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's case stress he is no victim and is breaking the law, regardless of conservative media's sympathy for his defiance of government orders to remove cattle from federal land. Those reporters and ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Joe Strupp, Cattle, Mesquite

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...service organizations was distorted by Fox and the right-wing media, who employed inflammatory rhetoric such as claiming Obama wanted to build a " civilian army " that would be part of the president's " thugocracy " and is " what Hitler did with the SS ." Even Fox News CEO Roger Ailes was reportedly concerned that Obama's comments meant he " wanted to create a national police force ."
...in Brooklyn as a venue for radicalization," Mitchell Silber, a former NYPD director of intelligence analysis, noted in Commentary magazine. "Information the unit collected about the store provided a predicate for an investigation that thwarted a 2004 plot against the Herald Square subway station."
...Breitbart.com's AWR Hawkins wrote that Everytown was putting victims in danger because "the gun may be the only thing that gives the victim of abuse a fighting chance of survival." Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich told NRA News that the gun safety group was playing on the fears of "ignorant, emotional women...
 "That wasn't the good budget," ALEC analyst Steven Moore told 1200 WOAI news about the budget approved by the Legislature in 2012.  "Not withstanding [sic] all of the very good things that are happening in Texas, and with the very big increase in the size of the economy."

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Zachary Pleat: Fox Scrapes Conspiracy Barrel In... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 20 2014]
Fox News revived the smear that President Obama planned to build a "domestic militia" during a segment defending Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his armed militia supporters . In a July 2, 2008 campaign speech in Colorado, Obama called for the ...
Jeremy Holden: Fox News Carnival Barkers Gin Up... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
Led by Sean Hannity, Fox News has devoted 4 hours and 40 minutes of its prime-time programming to cheerleading for a Nevada range war. Media Matters examined Fox News' weekday programming from 4 p.m. through 11 p.m. ET since it first started ...
Meagan Hatcher-Mays: WSJ Sold On Ineffective An... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
The Wall Street Journal is misleadingly defending a highly controversial and recently abandoned surveillance program that targeted innocent American Muslims. Earlier this week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city planned to dismantle ...
Hannah Groch-Begley: Guns Make Domestic Violenc... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
When guns are involved in domestic violence, women die. This simple fact was the basis for a tweet from Everytown for Gun Safety, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's new gun violence prevention group, which noted that the presence ...
Salvatore Colleluori: Local Media Fooled By Dis... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 18 2014]
Local media outlets across the country published uncritical reports highlighting a conservative influence group's so-called economic competitiveness report, despite criticism of previous editions of the report over its methodology and findings. On ...
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