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Searched LGF articles for: "media matters" (109 matches, in 5 pages)

The Bob Cesca Interview: Eric Boehlert

Wed, Sep 8, 2021 at 2:25:27 pm
https://rss.art19.com/episodes/e700b30 5-72c7-40ca-820a-70e1d8628d0e.mp3?_=1 Eric Boehlert Returns -- [Explicit Language] Eric Boehlert returns to the show to talk about the press coverage of the Biden administration, and why the news media continues to overcorrect for this myth of a liberal media bias. By the way, you might know Eric from his weekly appearances ...

Bob Cesca Interviews Eric Boehlert [PODCAST]

Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:20:46 am
https://rss.art19.com/episodes/f6449f0 1-369e-45a7-96dd-b8e259b589c9.mp3 On today's episode of The Bob Cesca Show's Interviews From Earth One: NSFW! You might recognize Eric from his work with The Daily Kos, Media Matters, Rolling Stone, Shareblue and, of course, The Stephanie Miller Show. Eric’s a news media critic and an accomplished author. His most ...

Pipe Bombs Sent to Clintons, Obama and CNN Offices

Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 10:51:58 am
As Donald Trump's incitement of his followers reaches fever pitch... Pipe Bombs Sent to Clintons, Obama and CNN Offices. Pipe bombs were sent to former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as well as to CNN’s offices in New York, sparking an intense investigation on Wednesday ...

Sean Hannity Says Rep. Maxine Waters is Responsible for the Maryland Newsroom Shootings

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 1:43:48 pm
Earlier today, someone walked into the news room of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, and opened fire with a shotgun, killing at least 4 journalists and wounding several others. As I write this we still don't have much info on the shooter. A law enforcement source tells CBS News the ...

Pure Right Wing Cynicism: Breitbart's Editor-in-Chief Admits They Defended Roy Moore From Child Molestation Accusations to Protect Trump From Sexual Assault Accusations

Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:42:40 pm
Here's as clear a picture of the debased power-hungry cynicism that drives today's right wing as you will ever see, as Breitbart "News" editor-in-chief Alex Marlow says they went all in to defend Roy Moore and smear his accusers because they believed if they didn't, Trump would also be vulnerable ...

It's Under the Bus for Baghdad Sean Spicer

Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:28:03 am
For six months he's been lying his ass off for Donald Trump, dutifully repeating and amplifying every falsehood -- and that's a lot of falsehoods. But today we learned we won't have Baghdad Sean to kick around any more; he now resides in the increasingly crowded area under the Trump bus, ...

Heartless Alex Jones Mocks Jimmy Kimmel Over Son's Heart Defect

Tue, May 9, 2017 at 11:05:33 am
Media Matters It's difficult to imagine even Alex Jones's delusional fans nodding along with his disgusting, astonishingly heartless attack on Jimmy Kimmel and his infant son. As you watch this vile human waste rant about vaccines, remember: our so-called president Donald Trump considers him a reliable news source with a stellar reputation, ...

In Press Conference With Angela Merkel, Trump Blames Wiretap Lie on 9/11 Truther Napolitano

Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 1:07:16 pm
Once again, our so-called president has embarrassed the United States in front of the whole world, at his press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, by: Refusing to withdraw his claim that Obama ordered him to be "wiretapped." Refusing to withdraw his claim that British intelligence helped Obama commit this alleged crime. Citing ...

Trump Horror, Day 6: State Dept. Management Quits, Mexico Cancels Meeting, Alex Jones To Get WH Press Creds

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:27:38 am
It's still the early afternoon of day 6 of the Trump Horror, and already the State Department’s entire senior management team has resigned, Mexico's president canceled his planned visit to Washington over Trump's idiotic border wall fantasy, and mayors of large US cities are threatening massive lawsuits over Trump's moves ...

NBC Hires Cynical Race-Baiting Megyn Kelly in Multi-Year Deal

Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 11:33:07 am
Credit: DonkeyHotey The media news of the day is that NBC is continuing their swing to the right by hiring Fox News demagogue Megyn Kelly, for a multi-year deal that will see her hosting a one-hour daytime show, a Sunday news magazine show, and taking part in all sorts of miscellaneous ...

Woo Hoo! Little Green Footballs Makes Alex Jones's "Ultimate Fake News List!"

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 5:55:50 pm
I'm pleased to announce that Little Green Footballs has made it onto a very prestigious list of news outlets: The Ultimate "Fake News" List by none other than deranged conspiracy-monger Alex Jones! The whack jobs who run Infowars are clearly stung by the absolutely accurate charge that they peddle fake news ...

Pathetic: Fox News Anchor Bret Baier Apologizes for Three False Stories About Hillary Clinton

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 11:07:19 am
Media Matters You know that HUGE BREAKING STORY that was all over right wing media -- and a lot of more mainstream media as well -- that it was 99% certain Hillary Clinton's email server was hacked by at least FIVE foreign sources, and the investigations into this and the Clinton ...

In Which Sean Hannity Goes Full-Out Racist Against President Obama

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 6:23:47 pm
Media Matters Can we just dispense with rationalizations and tip-toeing around? When someone like Sean Hannity tells the first black President of the United States he'd like to see him go back to Africa, that, folks, is racism. Pure and simple. Sure, he tried to cover himself against this accusation by surrounding his ...

Video: Trump Ally Alex Jones Says Obama and Clinton Are Possessed by Demons, Stink of Sulphur

Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 5:53:50 pm
Media Matters Here's the Alex Jones segment President Obama referenced today, in which Jones flies completely off the rails and says "high up folks" told him that Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are possessed by demons and "smell like sulfur." ALEX JONES (HOST): I'm never a lesser of two evils person, ...

Trump's Statement on His Birther History Is a Lie From Start to Finish

Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:47:03 am
Today we get a series of outright lies from the Republican candidate for president of the United States, in a self-aggrandizing statement about his history of promoting the grotesque right wing racist Birther conspiracy theory: "Hillary Clinton’s campaign first raised this issue to smear then-candidate Barack Obama in her very ...

Video: AP Executive Editor Refuses to Delete Deceptive Tweet About Clinton Foundation

Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 1:22:43 pm
Media Matters The Associated Press has been coming for some justifiable criticism over their distorted reporting on the Clinton Foundation, and one of the most egregious examples was this tweet: BREAKING: AP analysis: More than half those who met Clinton as Cabinet secretary gave money to Clinton Foundation. — The Associated Press (@AP) ...

Donald Trump Denies the Existence of the "Alt-Right"

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 7:27:50 pm
Media Matters Please notice that not a single Republican politician has come out to defend Donald Trump from Hillary Clinton's devastating critique of his ties to the white supremacist "alt-right" movement. And here's Trump on CNN, denying the "alt-right" even exists.

Your WTF Donald Trump Campaign Moment of the Day

Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 6:14:37 pm
Media Matters This is a senior adviser to Donald Trump, former Congressman Jack Kingston, on CNN, trying to defend Trump's "outreach" to African Americans, and it's almost unbelievable. I say "almost," because at this point nothing that comes out of this campaign is really unbelievable any more. The whole interview is bizarre ...

For Some Reason, Former KKK Leader David Duke Thinks It's a Perfect Time to Run for Office

Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 5:07:56 pm
In the Donald Trump era, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has decided this is the perfect time for him to take another run at the US Senate. In an online video announcing his candidacy, Duke also said, "I'm overjoyed to see Donald Trump and most Americans embrace most ...

Video: President Obama Destroys the Absurd Conservative Talking Point About "Radical Islam"

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:05:30 am
YouTube I've been making the point frequently at LGF and on Twitter and Facebook that the insistence by many conservatives -- including Donald Trump, of course -- that President Obama has to say the magic words "radical Islam" or we'll never be able to defeat ISIS is a talking point so ...

Alex Jones Equates Trump University Judge to "A Hispanic KKK Grand Dragon"

Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 11:14:36 am
YouTube You have to hand it to Donald Trump for at least one thing: he's sort of a genius at exploiting the racist elements of the right wing voting base. His willingness -- actually eagerness -- to express outright the nasty bigotry most conservatives have preferred for years to keep semi-hidden ...

Ted Nugent Posts Edited Video Showing Bernie Sanders Murdering Hillary Clinton

Wed, May 11, 2016 at 11:52:18 am
Ted Nugent, the right wing rock musician with overt white supremacist leanings, is being disgusting again on Facebook. Yesterday he posted a YouTube video featuring an edited clip from a presidential debate showing Bernie Sanders murdering Hillary Clinton with a handgun, with the caption: "I got your guncontrol right here ...

Trump Ally Roger Stone Says He'll "Disclose the Hotels and the Room Numbers" of Anti-Trump Delegates at Convention

Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 2:33:26 pm
Media Matters Donald Trump ally Roger Stone, who was Trump's closest adviser until he was forced out after his disgusting racist comments came to light, is now threatening to reveal the hotels and room numbers of any anti-Trump delegates at the GOP convention in Cleveland. ROGER STONE: If Trump does not ...

Video: Michelle Fields and Ben Shapiro Rant About Breitbart "News"

Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 7:38:07 pm
In the history of right wing US politics, this will go down as one of the most ridiculous meltdowns ever. Behold the sick culture built by Andrew Breitbart; when Ben Shapiro says Andrew Breitbart would have come to Michelle Fields' defense, he's hallucinating. I knew Andrew Breitbart before any of these ...

Operation Rescue's Troy Newman Is No Longer a Board Member of Center for Medical Progress

Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 1:16:20 pm
Here's an interesting development in the story of the Center for Medical Progress, the deceptive far right anti-choice group now being sued by both the National Abortion Federation and Planned Parenthood. Troy Newman, the head of extreme anti-choice organization Operation Rescue, who believes murdering doctors who perform abortions is "justifiable" and ...

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