Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘Fox News’

Glenn Beck Promotes Socialism To West Point Cadets

Glenn Beck Promotes Socialism To West Point Cadets

On his show last Friday, Glenn Beck did something quite unusual for a guy who makes his living scaring people into thinking that America is on the road to communism — he promoted an idea straight out of the Paris Commune of 1871, an idea considered by the Commune to be a necessary stepping stone […]

Cable News Channels Continues To Reveal Corporate Ties Of Guests

Cable News Channels Continues To Reveal Corporate Ties Of Guests

Since 2007, at least 75 registered lobbyists, public relations representatives and corporate officials have appeared on cable news broadcasts “with no disclosure of the corporate interests that paid them,” according to a report in the March 1 issue of The Nation magazine. Many of these people are “paid by companies and trade groups to manage their public image and promote their financial and political interests,” writes the magazine’s Sebastian Jones, a freelance reporter after a four-month-long probe.

Rush to Judgment: Talk Radio’s ‘Truth Detector’ Blows a Fuse-Again

Rush to Judgment: Talk Radio’s ‘Truth Detector’ Blows a Fuse-Again

It wasn’t unusual that Rush Limbaugh went ballistic on his show, Nov. 13. He does that several times a day. It wasn’t unusual that he mixed a few facts with opinion and outright lies in his three-hour daily show. Fact checking for the man who calls himself “America’s Truth Detector” is as rare as union organizers working for Walmart.

The Lynching Of ACORN

The Lynching Of ACORN

As you can see from this clip, ACORN has already been conflated with the right wing paranoia about the census, with Fox’s Megyn Kelly re-enforcing these misperceptions up until Bachmann evokes the Japanese internment camps in World War II as reason for us to be suspicious today. That ACORN is raised as a specter in the same breath as the internment of Japanese-Americans by the U.S. Government post-Pearl Harbor reveals the far-flung misimpressions of this community umbrella organization. ACORN sounds like COBRA.

Karl Rove And The Republican War Against ACORN

Karl Rove And The Republican War Against ACORN

Recent mainstream news coverage, including lengthy reports in the Washington Post and New York Times, about controversies surrounding ACORN have failed to disclose the near decade-long campaign by the likes of Karl Rove and Republican operatives who worked closely with the former White House political to try and permanently shut down the organization.

Fox News’ Takeaway of Qaddafi U.N. Speech: Qaddafi Loves Obama!

TalkingPointsMemo reports: The big news from the United Nations today? According to Fox News, it was Qaddafi praising President Obama as a “son” of Africa. Tweet

Entrapping ACORN

Entrapping ACORN

ACORN, an umbrella organization of community groups that serves poor people in major cities across the country through housing, legal advocacy, family services, and higher wages, has lost all federal funding, after decades of working for low-income, disadvantaged Americans.

Irony Is Dead: Fox News Exec Urges Staffers To Be ‘Fair’ And ‘Impartial’

The website Mediaite obtained an e-mail written by from Fox News Vice President of News and Washington managing editor Bill Sammon and sent to Fox News D.C. bureau staffers. The e-mail was sent after a Fox News producer was caught pumping up the crowd during the 9/12 tea party broadcast. From: Sammon, Bill Sent: Monday, […]

Tea Party Protester: Gays ‘Should Be Where They Were Years Ago, When Everything Was Fine And Dandy’

Some additional interview footage that did not make it into the original 9.12 D.C. Tea Party film, which can be seen here. This film was produced and edited by New Left Media’s Chase Whiteside (interviewer) and Erick Stoll (camera operator). Tweet

CNN’s Rick Sanchez To Fox News: ‘You Lie’

Rick Sanchez took Fox News to task Friday for claiming in a newspaper ad that the network, along with other news outlets, failed to cover the tea party protests in Washington, D.C. last weekend. Here’s the transcript: RICK SANCHEZ: There is something that I got to tell you now. If you watch this show every […]

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