Media Matters
Media Matters
by | Mar 30, 2020

As late as March 11, Mayor Bill de Blasio was still telling New York City residents to carry on life as normal: “If you’re not sick, you should be going about your life.” Two days earlier, Italy had announced a…

by | Mar 24, 2020

Margaret Sullivan hates the president. But there is something else that really gets the Washington Post’s media columnist riled up: That would be Americans taking time to listen to the president and the cast of now-daily virus briefers from doctors…

by | Feb 20, 2020

One of the most amazing things about American journalism is the continued employment of political pundits whose penchant for failure would disqualify them from being hired in any other field. All the experts who were wrong about the 2016 election…

by | Jan 31, 2020

Jake Tapper doesn’t want you to know the name of the so-called “whistleblower” who caused the impeachment drama. Of course, the identity of Eric Ciaramella was never much of a secret — lots of people in D.C. knew that the…

by | Jan 21, 2020

Fact checking is a tricky business. Some things are black and white and can be labeled as such. But that isn’t always the case. Let’s say that I write a story saying, “Ralph wore a black shirt to the meeting.”…

by | Jan 15, 2020

Oops! Hell hath no fury like a confused newspaper with Trump Derangement Syndrome. Behold: the Washington Post. On January 13 at 2:25 p.m., the paper headlined this: Trump amplifies incendiary tweets about Nancy Pelosi after her comments on Iran protests…

by | Jan 9, 2020

Hours after Qassem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike in Iraq, #WWIII was trending on Twitter. Many Americans, including America’s moral conscience Colin Kaepernick, took to social media to vent their outrage and apprehension at America’s militaristic imperialism. By…

by | Jan 8, 2020

There has been widespread reporting of the civil lawsuit for $100 million being brought by attorney Larry Klayman on behalf of George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin almost eight years ago. At the core of the…

by | Dec 13, 2019

They can’t stand the truth. So they can’t stand Sean Hannity. And they really can’t stand something that is now abundantly obvious. The vindication of Sean Hannity. Among the many things the witch hunt to get President Donald Trump has…

by | Nov 15, 2019

Artists have the right to block “haters” on social media, but politicians do not. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is learning this the hard way. One week ago, she settled a lawsuit that compelled her to unblock former New York State Assemblyman…

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