Tag Archives: conservative media

Why You Must Never Retweet or Repeat Trump’s Gibberish

I am a big fan of George Lakoff.  We’ve been posting his work on BFIA for years.  I agree with everything he says about language. But having said that, I would like to add that I’ve noticed that he and … Continue reading

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Sinclair Is Extremely Dangerous To Our Democracy

“Just amazing that a video about a conservative media company’s orders to its stations has become evidence of liberal media collusion…” ~ Dave Weigel

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Why People Believe Crazy Stuff

Weekly update from Media Matters for America.  Click here to sign up for the MMA weekly newsletter. Hoaxes spread immediately after Las Vegas massacre A lone gunman killed at least 59 and injured hundreds in Las Vegas. It took mere … Continue reading

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How False Equivalence Distorts Campaign Coverage

“News outlets have paid the same amount of attention to the Clinton emails or the Clinton Foundation as they have to the unprecedented, democracy-threatening dumpster fire that is the Trump campaign.”  

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Barack To Bill: “They Believe It Because Folks Like You Are Telling Them That”

I don’t always watch videos that are promoted as “watch so-and-so really nail Tucker Carlson” or “watch the liberal crush Ann Coulter,” etc…  It seems like every time I fall for it, it turns out the other way around. Not … Continue reading

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The Fox Effect

“When Fox News was formed, they made it clear that they had one goal in mind — to help get conservatives elected. Network president Roger Ailes has done everything in his power to carry out that goal, and has been … Continue reading

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