Tag Archives: conservative media

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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