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The Hill
O’Reilly says Fox ouster was ‘hit job’for the truth.” As he has in recent interviews promoting his new book, "Killin
The Hill / Posted 12 minutes ago
for the truth.” As he has in recent interviews promoting his new book, "Killing England," O'Reilly pointed the finger at Media Matters, which he dubbed as part of a cabal of “radical left groups” that targeted advertisers to boycott him in an... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 33 minutes ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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Boston Globe
Republican governors get into the ‘news’ businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. ‘‘They’re just seeding t
Boston Globe / Posted 49 minutes ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. ‘‘They’re just seeding the ground,’’ said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. ‘‘They are repackaging their opposition research so it’s there as ‘news,’ and at any... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Republican Governors Get Into The ‘News’ Businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. “They’re just seeding th
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 49 minutes ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. “They’re just seeding the ground,” said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. “They are repackaging their opposition research so it’s there as ‘news,’ and at any... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
GOP governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 51 minutes ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Republican governors get into the ‘news’ businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. “They’re just seeding th
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted an hour ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. “They’re just seeding the ground,” said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. “They are repackaging their opposition research so it’s there as ‘news,’ and at any... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“It’s propaganda for sure:” Republican governors get into the ‘news’ businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. “They’re just seeding th
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted an hour ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. “They’re just seeding the ground,” said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. “They are repackaging their opposition research so it’s there as ‘news,’ and at any... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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Philly.com
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
GOP governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
GOP governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Republican governors get into the 'news' businessvoters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding th
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
voters with fodder to distribute across social media. "They're just seeding the ground," said Angelo Carusone, who runs Media Matters, a liberal watchdog group. "They are repackaging their opposition research so it's there as 'news,' and at any... Read more
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The Washington Times
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics shows Washington at its worstfor a coordinated 2016 attack on the right and the ultimate Republican nominee.
The Washington Times / Posted 11 hours ago
for a coordinated 2016 attack on the right and the ultimate Republican nominee. He spent over a decade building left-wing Media Matters and American Bridge to defeat Republicans and help put Hillary Clinton in the White House. It’s no wonder that... Read more
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The Hill
Hannity to O'Reilly: Would you consider coming back to Fox News?two men once went to a Tom Jones concert in Atlantic City together. O'Reilly a
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
two men once went to a Tom Jones concert in Atlantic City together. O'Reilly also praised Hannity for the way he handled a Media Matters-led advertisers boycott by going on the offensive on his radio and television programs as well as social... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Jeffrey Lord’s First Breitbart Column Proclaims: ‘Hillary Clinton Is the New David Duke’to klan member David Duke. Lord was fired from CNN in August after he tweeted
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 hours ago
to klan member David Duke. Lord was fired from CNN in August after he tweeted “Sieg Heil” during an argument with Media Matters president Angelo Carusone. He later defended the tweet as “mocking Nazis and fascists” and refused to... Read more
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Salon.com
Bigoted radio host Michael Savage has lost faith in Trumpto lions “tearing the entrails out through the anus,” also calling them “jackal
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
to lions “tearing the entrails out through the anus,” also calling them “jackals … with tattoos up to their eyebrows.” [Media Matters, 6/23/17] In June, Savage called for “World War II-style internment camps” following the London terror... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Steve Bannon, Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter Headed to UC Berkeley for Free Speech WeekCrowley, Mike Cernovich and more. All are considered controversial, many are pr
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Crowley, Mike Cernovich and more. All are considered controversial, many are primary targets of progressive groups like Media Matters for America and Southern Povery Law Center because they allegedly engage in dangerous "hate speech." Mogulof,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Sharyl Attkisson On Fake News, Propaganda and Sinclair Rumorsthing for the country in their own way. On the other hand, the operatives they
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
thing for the country in their own way. On the other hand, the operatives they sometimes use, like David Brock who founded Media Matters, are equally reviled on the left and the right. These characters are contracts for hire. (THR reached out to... Read more
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Variety
Fox-Sky Probe: More Likely a Bump in the Road Than a Fatal Blow, Analysts Saymeanwhile, confirmed that it will continue to investigate open complaints again
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
meanwhile, confirmed that it will continue to investigate open complaints against the channel in the U.K. Activist group Media Matters mentioned Fox News in its response to Tuesday’s developments. “We urge Secretary Bradley, the CMA and all... Read more
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Raw Story
NRA TV host lashes out at ‘biased’ reporter for describing guns as ‘weapons’again attacking the mainstream media — and this time it’s over articles that de
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
again attacking the mainstream media — and this time it’s over articles that describe guns and firearms as “weapons.” Via Media Matters, Stinchfield went on a lengthy rant against an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that talked about... Read more
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CBS News
Hope Hicks named White House communications directortypically checks in with the president multiple times each day to see how stori
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
typically checks in with the president multiple times each day to see how stories are playing and how to proceed on media matters. The 28-year-old Hicks was an early Trump supporter and an original campaign holdover. She was originally... Read more
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Variety
Fox Hit With Full Investigation Into $15 Billion Sky Takeover Dealincluding Tom Watson, Vince Cable, and Ed Miliband have been vocal opponents of
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
including Tom Watson, Vince Cable, and Ed Miliband have been vocal opponents of the deal, as have pressure groups Avaaz and Media Matters. They have pointed to the behavior of Fox News in the U.S. as evidence that there needs to be a fuller... Read more
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Raw Story
‘I’m risking my life telling you all this’: Alex Jones has a bizarre theory about Trump’s mental declinea plot to control the president through sedative drugs — although Jones never e
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
a plot to control the president through sedative drugs — although Jones never explained who was doing that, reported Media Matters. “They drug presidents because the power structure wants a puppet,” Jones claimed. “The president needs his... Read more
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Salon.com
6 of the biggest media meltdowns last weekdirectly from Fox News and Breitbart, look no further than Jeff Sessions’ press
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
directly from Fox News and Breitbart, look no further than Jeff Sessions’ press conference this week. As liberal watchdog Media Matters notes, Sessions’ primary talking points were ripped off directly from the two outlets. Breitbart/Fox and... Read more
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Raw Story
Alex Jones and Tucker Carlson spread racist fake news about black Harvey ‘looters’and often-times false narratives about black looters in the hard-hit city of Ho
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
and often-times false narratives about black looters in the hard-hit city of Houston, Texas. The analysis, conducted by Media Matters, shows that hosts and guests on Fox News and InfoWars propagated thinly-veiled stories about African-American... Read more
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Breitbart
Media Matters Attacks Tucker Carlson for Discussing Online Free Speech with Gab CEOthey’re bought and paid for, that’s why.” Following the segment, leftist media
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
they’re bought and paid for, that’s why.” Following the segment, leftist media organizations, including Think Progress and Media Matters for America, quickly attacked Carlson for “defending” and “promoting” Gab, which they claimed was a “white... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Ghost Skins' And Masculinity: Alt-Right Terms, Definedand Cuckservative These groups tend to be "obsessed" with masculinity, accordi
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
and Cuckservative These groups tend to be "obsessed" with masculinity, according to Cristina Lopez, a senior researcher at Media Matters for America, who has for years been tracking the language of the alt-right and other white nationalist and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Ghost Skins' And Masculinity: Alt-Right Terms, Definedand Cuckservative These groups tend to be "obsessed" with masculinity, accordi
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
and Cuckservative These groups tend to be "obsessed" with masculinity, according to Cristina Lopez, a senior researcher at Media Matters for America, who has for years been tracking the language of the alt-right and other white nationalist and... Read more
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The Christian Post
It's Overdue for the Right to Turn the Left's Tactics Around on Themis "Keep the pressure on. Never let up." Similarly, once conservatives put the
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
is "Keep the pressure on. Never let up." Similarly, once conservatives put the left on the defensive, don't stop. We know Media Matters is doing this to us with the Russian ruse. In its leaked secret guide to destroying the right, Media Matters... Read more
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Gulf News
Bell Pottinger booted from PR body over South Africa conducta shake-up at Bell Pottinger, which was cofounded in the 1980s by Timothy Bell,
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
a shake-up at Bell Pottinger, which was cofounded in the 1980s by Timothy Bell, who advised Prime Minister Thatcher on media matters. Chief Executive Officer James Henderson resigned on Monday, saying new leadership was needed to reform the... Read more
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Breitbart
Wikipedia Editors Seek to Downplay Antifa Violence And Far-Left Ideologythat was given less weight, he pointed to a paragraph the editor removed months
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
that was given less weight, he pointed to a paragraph the editor removed months earlier from another article that cited Media Matters on a controversy at a small pro-Trump news outlet. Due to the removal of material about antifa violence,... Read more
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Raw Story
‘Six months is enough’: Fox & Friends call for end to Mueller probe as special counsel turns up the heatto wind down special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian med
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
to wind down special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Media Matters reports that Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade declared on Thursday that “six months is enough” time for... Read more
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Al.com
Alt-right's Nicholas Fuentes no longer affiliated with Ride Side Broadcastingtoo far into right field for us." The separation, which Seales termed as "mutu
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
too far into right field for us." The separation, which Seales termed as "mutual" when it was first reported last week by Media Matters, occurred right after Fuentes, 19, revealed that he went to Charlottesville to support those protesting the... Read more
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Raw Story
White Fox News host Guilfoyle: Black Lives Matter could be ‘important’ if only they ‘behaved in the right way’violence that’s happening in Ferguson and other places and then making bombasti
Raw Story / Posted 20 days ago
violence that’s happening in Ferguson and other places and then making bombastic statements like this that have no reason whatsoever with truth and what’s going on and what the president is trying to do.” Watch the video below via Media... Read more
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Boston Globe
What’s the think tank of the Trump era? Try internet message boardson the part of the administration to validate these individuals,” said Angelo C
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
on the part of the administration to validate these individuals,” said Angelo Carusone, president of the watchdog group, Media Matters. “They understand the importance of rewarding these individuals because of the fact it helps fuel and foment an... Read more
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Salon.com
Paid actors, a fake publicist, and retweeted bots: Trump habitually uses deceit and propaganda to...is why his record of retweeting and quote-tweeting accounts with suspicious bot
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
is why his record of retweeting and quote-tweeting accounts with suspicious bot or sock-puppet activity raises concerns. A Media Matters study of an archive of Trump’s Twitter account revealed that over the past year, Trump has on a handful of... Read more
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Variety
British Regulator Submits New Report to Government on Fox-Sky Takeoverproper” owner of Sky. But that dismayed opponents of the deal, including promin
Variety / Posted 24 days ago
proper” owner of Sky. But that dismayed opponents of the deal, including prominent British politicians and pressure groups Media Matters and Avaaz, which have highlighted issues at Fox News in the U.S., such as its troubles with sexual harassment... Read more
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B&T
The $15 Billion Opportunity? The 17 Things To Know About The Future Of Australian Mediaads, which today comprise almost half of the total advertising spend,” she said
B&T / Posted 25 days ago
ads, which today comprise almost half of the total advertising spend,” she said. Key findings of the report included: Media Matters – Advertising market now worth over $15 billion Overall Advertising revenue in 2017 is estimated at over... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The Mythical Republican Climate Pivotthe idea of climate change. That is annoying whenever it happens because it sim
ScienceBlogs / Posted 25 days ago
the idea of climate change. That is annoying whenever it happens because it simply isn’t ever true and never will be. Media Matters for America has a piece critiquing a recent Politico assertion that the tide is turning. Here is some of what... Read more
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Raw Story
‘Thank you for reaching the president’: Joe Arpaio credits Alex Jones for potential Trump pardonand I’m with him and I’m with him to the end,” Arpaio began his remarks with Jo
Raw Story / Posted 26 days ago
and I’m with him and I’m with him to the end,” Arpaio began his remarks with Jones, according to a transcript compiled by Media Matters. In a tease of the interview, Jones gave more background on the exact details that allegedly led to the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Under Sinclair, WGN could be 'Chicago's very own' no moreagenda. "They will shift the local news that WGN puts its imprimatur on to the
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
agenda. "They will shift the local news that WGN puts its imprimatur on to the right," said Angelo Carusone, president of Media Matters, a progressive media watchdog organization. "It will happen with on-air talent and the staff behind the... Read more
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The Hill
Trump defends Jeffrey Lord after his firing from CNNcomment on “on air talent issuing (in serious and non-ironic way) Nazi victory
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
comment on “on air talent issuing (in serious and non-ironic way) Nazi victory salutes.” In the opinion piece that eventually led to his ouster from CNN, Lord took issue with a Media Matters campaign to get Fox's Sean Hannity fired from his netw... Read more
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Raw Story
TV host accuses NRA-critic Sen. Chris Murphy of being ‘puppet master of the modern violent left’(D-CT) along with a New York Democratic congresswoman “puppet masters of the mo
Raw Story / Posted 27 days ago
(D-CT) along with a New York Democratic congresswoman “puppet masters of the modern violent left.” In video captured by Media Matters, NRA host Grant Stinchfield complained that Murphy did not fall in line with President Donald Trump’s plans to... Read more
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