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Right-wing and far-right media outlets and figures are falsely claiming that Beverly Young Nelson, who has accused Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 16, admitted that she forged a high school yearbook that contains Moore's signature. Nelson ...

JULIET HUDDY: I signed that nondisclosure agreement, and, you know, I hoped-- I think at the time I hoped, "I'm just going to close my eyes and just-- just make this go away." JERICKA DUNCAN: But that's not what happened for former Fox News anchor Juliet Huddy. She's one of several women who ...
SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Very cute, very clever comparing the president in a subtle way to Hitler and Nazis. Obama, by the way, how are your unrepentant domestic terrorist buddies Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn doing? Oh and by the way, please send our best wishes to the "Church of GD America" and ...
BROOKE BALDWIN (HOST): Should Congressman [John] Lewis (D-GA) be boycotting this opening, do you think? JOSHUA DUBOIS: Well, listen, if there is there anyone in American public life who deserves to have us trust their judgment about what's right and what's wrong, it has got to be Congressman ...

Andrea Mitchell (HOST): Let me show you what happened on the House side at a hearing with [FBI director] Chris Wray testifying yesterday when [Rep.] Louie Gohmert [(R-TX)] was questioning the FBI Director about whether or not the FBI has been -- and Mueller -- are penetrated with people who are ...
STEELE: It's just, I mean, it's just -- look, this guy is -- OK. The reaction to something like that is: stop and think about what we're talking about and who we're talking about here. Here's a man who's talking about better days, when we were all better and stronger back in the day. Yeah, there was slavery, but ...
ABOUT THE VIDEOS. In addition to reviewing print and online media, Media Matters monitors at least 150 hours of television and radio each week. This section features highlights (or low-lights) from our monitoring efforts, other noteworthy clips as well as original videos.
Vonn: "I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president. I want to represent our country well. And I don't think there are a lot of people currently in our government that do that". Video ››› 2 hours 12 min ago ››› Media Matters STAFF · 0. Print. email. From the December 8 edition of Fox News' Fox ...
(A Media Matters study found that Sean Hannity had called for Mueller to resign or be fired 40 times between May and the beginning of November.) But ever since news broke that Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn had cut a deal with the special counsel and pleaded guilty to making ...
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's allies in the conservative media have been trying desperately to undermine the numerous credible reports of sexual misconduct by Moore, and today they thought they'd finally spied an opportunity -- which they immediately seized on with characteristic dishonesty.
BROOKE BALDWIN (HOST): So Trump's allies -- people he listens to and watches -- do they seem to be laying the groundwork for a Mueller dismissal in your eyes? Carl Bernstein: They are abetting a cover-up. Not just Fox News of whom it might be expected -- particularly Hannity and some of the ...
BUCK SEXTON: Well, there's a pretty straightforward answer to the question, if we know all the facts, on whether it was a privileged communication or not. I saw a lot of people on social media like, "Trump's not a lawyer. Donald Trump Jr.'s not a lawyer." That has nothing to do with it. The lawyers that are ...
In an email interview with Media Matters, Dr. Daniel Webster, the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, explained the public safety stakes of weakening laws nationwide for carrying guns in public, and urged media to not just cover the "politics" of the fight over the legislation "but ...
"I'm really disheartened and disturbed by this," said Angelo Carusone, president of Media Matters for America, a progressive watchdog group that published numerous criticisms of the Weekly Standard after the partnership was first rumored in October. "They have described themselves as an opinion ...
In October, a notorious right-wing troll quietly launched an "operation" aimed at suspending progressive voices from twitter. The plan was to use the platform's mechanisms for reporting abuse in order to silence those he perceived as attempting to censor right-wing voices. With Twitter's cooperation, and by ...

A recurring feature of conservative punditry in the age of Trump is the idea that Republican voters generally -- and the conservative movement specifically -- cannot be held to account for their excesses, moral failings, and political disasters. Each time Republicans and their voters act in ways that right-wing ...
Hannity: "How many special counsels would we ever need to get into all these varying scandals, all of this corruption, all of the fix being in?" Video ››› 18 SEC ago ››› Media Matters STAFF · 0 · Print · email. From the December 6 edition of Premiere radio networks' The Sean Hannity Show: ...
AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): Governor, the pope is actually weighing in on this, and he's saying it is about peace or a lack of peace. He said this is not going to help the peace process. I was shocked by that, because I thought the pope, of all people, would support Israel. What were your thoughts?
ABOUT THE blog. Our blog section features rapid response fact-checks of conservative misinformation, links to media criticism from around the web, commentary, analysis and breaking news from Media Matters' senior fellows, investigative team, researchers and other staff.
LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): I have another source, backed up by another particular individual on Capitol Hill who you know, who said to me, and it was just without any emotion, Flynn actually didn't lie in the conversation with FBI. He didn't lie. He didn't actually recall, it was such a -- the conversation he ...
Fox's Jeanine Pirro: James Comey "turned into a political whore" and "changed the nature of the FBI". Video ››› December 4, 2017 10:09 PM EST ››› Media Matters STAFF ...
MOLLIE HEMINGWAY: We frequently see with stories like this, the media will make a huge claim, then we will see a little bit of backtracking to the point where it might even be meaningless, and there is this cycle that has been repeated. It is big news that Mike Flynn pled guilty, particularly because the ...
Ruddy: "You get a picture that this investigation is out to get the president. It's not a good group of people. I'm actually concerned that they're not going to be fair". Video ››› 5 hours 44 min ago ››› Media Matters STAFF · 388 · Print · email. From the December 3 edition of ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos: ...
ABOUT THE VIDEOS. In addition to reviewing print and online media, Media Matters monitors at least 150 hours of television and radio each week. This section features highlights (or low-lights) from our monitoring efforts, other noteworthy clips as well as original videos.
ABOUT THE VIDEOS. In addition to reviewing print and online media, Media Matters monitors at least 150 hours of television and radio each week. This section features highlights (or low-lights) from our monitoring efforts, other noteworthy clips as well as original videos.
TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Keep in mind that Mueller's probe began in order to investigate claims that Russia influenced the 2016 election, or even directly colluded with the Trump campaign in order to alter the outcome of that election. [Michael] Flynn's guilty plea today does not prove that claim. In fact, it ...
BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Fresh off being named GQ's "citizen of the Year," anthem-kneeler and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been given another award. AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): This time he's going to be the recipient of 2017 sports Illustrated Muhammed Ali Legacy ...
[Media Matters, 7/6/15]. Jesse Watters: "The left will memorialize someone … like a Mike Brown, but then they'll ignore someone like Kate Steinle." During a panel discussion of Kate's Law in June, Fox host Jesse Watters complained that "the left … will ignore someone like a Kate Steinle" because it does ...
BRIAN STELTER (HOST): One more [President Donald] Trump note here actually. He's still avoiding all hard news interviews. I want you to ...
RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (CO-HOST): This is an example of really bad parenting. First of all, we're coming up on Thanksgiving. How about ...
Howard Kurtz (HOST): But what about news organizations, and you've seen this more in the last 48 hours, Michael, who are now ...
JAKE TAPPER (HOST): Let's turn back to the issue of sexual harassment. So President Trump had done a pretty good job of being disciplined ...
Carusone, the president of Media Matters for America, first entered Hannity's orbit last week when he asked Keurig to pull its advertising from ...
HARRIS FAULKNER (CO-HOST): So why is the president silent at this point, do you think, Rachel? RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (CO-HOST): I'm ...
[Premiere radio networks, Media Matters, 11/9/17]. Hannity invoked the Duke Lacrosse team case; Michael Brown, who was shot by a white ...
ALI VELSHI (CO-HOST): Mat Staver is joining us now. He's a longtime friend and former attorney for Roy Moore. He's the founder -- the ...
Don't be fooled by Hannity's meandering obfuscation. He said a lot of flattering things tonight about Keurig in an attempt to undo some of the ...
In addition to reviewing print and online media, Media Matters monitors at least 150 hours of television and radio each week. This section ...
Jones: "That guy tried to kill his high command and they said, 'Put this guy into a black project. Scramble his brain. This guy's a perfect ...
Conservative pundit Bo Dietl was thoroughly embarrassed in New York City's November 7 mayoral election, receiving just 1 percent of the vote ...
STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): It's a wake-up call for establishment Republicans, if you don't embrace the leader of your party, why do you want ...
Pro-gun-safety candidates swept Virginia's three statewide offices in the 2017 elections, showing that it is prudent to run against the National ...
Former Colorado congressman and onetime presidential candidate Tom Tancredo officially announced his candidacy for Colorado governor ...
On CBC, Media Matters president Angelo Carusone highlights Donald Trump's elevation of white nationalists and extremists ...
Right-wing media reacted in disgust to the historic November 7 win by Danica Roem -- one of a number of openly transgender candidates, ...
Last night, Republicans were walloped at the ballot box from coast to coast. Ralph Northam won the Virginia governorship for the Democrats, ...
Did President Donald Trump torpedo AT&T's purchase of Time Warner as part of an ongoing feud with Time Warner subsidiary CNN?
The Weekly Standard, which is reportedly in talks with facebook to become its fact-checking partner, published an article in its new ...


 

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