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Media Matters honcho behind #StopRush effort accused of offensive writings

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 12:39pm
http://youtu.be/Gbom31wLgm0

Angelo Carusone is the Media Matters executive behind the effort to get Rush Limbaugh off the airwaves, as we documented in 2012:

The attack on Limbaugh was not Carusone’s first targeting of a major conservative personality.  Carusone, prior to...

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Media Matters deceptively edits Limbaugh audio

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10:04am
Media Matters Logo Square

We know Media Matters hates Rush Limbaugh. It’s an obsession second only to the fixation on Fox News.

Media Matters was behind the astroturfed Stop...

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Media Matters’ relationship with mainstream media in focus after Sharyl Attkisson’s accusations

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8:55am
Attkisson

On the most recent airing of the CNN Sunday talk show, Reliable Sources, former CBS reporter, Sharyl Attkinson, revealed a rather stunning accusation about the far left online news organization, Media Matters.

Media Matters, as my understanding, is a far left blog group that I think holds itself out to be sort...

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Media Matters raises the white flag of victory

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 13, 2013 at 8:12pm
David Brock Media Matters Al Sharpton Show

The years’ long Media Matters War on Fox News was intended to destroy Fox News, as expressed by David Brock in 2011:

The liberal group Media Matters has quietly transformed itself in preparation for what its founder, David Brock, described in an interview as an all-out campaign of “guerrilla warfare and sabotage”...

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Attacking the messenger to preserve the Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:30am
Book of Matt Cover Partial

Stephen Jimenez is the author of “The Book of Matt,” a book that calls into question the deeply ingrained narrative that the murder of Matthew Shepard was an anti-gay hate crime. The extensively researched book reveals that the Shepard anti-gay hate crime narrative may be all wrong.

Jimenez, who is gay himself, has been praised by...

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Witch Hunt: Media Matters finds a “Staunch Conservative” at The Boston Globe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:53am
Media Matters Boston Globe Staunch Conservative

A blog post yesterday at Media Matters pretty much sums up what is wrong with the organization.

The Boston Globe is about as liberal a newspaper as they come. 

As we demonstrated during the 2012 Massachusetts Senate campaign, The Globe ran cover for Elizabeth Warren, touting her supposed Native American ancestry but burying...

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Saddest day in #StopRush’s life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:32pm

We have covered the War On Rush Limbaugh run by Media Matters and a bizarre group of dead-enders who spend their days tweeting advertisers and filling up pages on Facebook.

I’m not going to repeat the long, sordid history of the StopRush and FlushRush movements.  But they were hoping to get Limbaugh...

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Ex-WaPo Ombudsman alleges Media Matters organized email campaign against Jennifer Rubin

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 8:57pm

Former WaPo Ombudsman Patrick Pexton wrote an “Open Letter” to Jeff Bezos upon buying WaPo.

The letter is getting attention because Politico picked up on one piece of advice from Pexton to Bezos, Fire Jennifer Rubin:

“She doesn’t travel within a hundred miles of Post standards [LOL - my add],” Pexton argues. “She...

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Media Matters: Be afraid of Megyn Kelly, be very afraid

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 4:37pm

We don’t actually know that Megyn Kelly is replacing Sean Hannity, even if the Drudge scoop is true that Kelly is taking the 9 p.m. slot at Fox News.  Hannity may be moving to another prime time slot, or there may be some out-of-the-box schedule other than 1 hour slots...

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Media Matters to declare victory over Limbaugh regardless of reality

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:39am

As longtime readers know, Media Matters was the driving force behind the attempt to force Rush Limbaugh off the airwaves through secondary boycotts of advertisers.

Unlike more noble boycotts in American history, the Limbaugh boycott movement did not urge consumers to boycott Limbaugh’s show, it sought to undercut Limbaugh’s platform by scaring advertisers away from the...

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More evidence #StopRush has failed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 4:22pm

I have covered the #StopRush and various affiliated boycott campaigns against Rush Limbaugh organized and run by Media Matters as extensively as anyone:

While...

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@SodaStreamUSA response to Limbaugh boycott: “We continue to advertise”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:52am

SodaStream is an Israeli company which makes a really cool and really popular product, essentially a make your own soda at home device.  I plan on getting one.  Its U.S. division is SodaStreamUSA.

This video shows the SodaStream story of building bridges between Jews...

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Cumulus again tries to throw Limbaugh under Media Matters’ boycott bus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:53pm

It’s Deja Vu all over again, earnings season bringing another attempt by Cumulus Media to throw Rush Limbaugh under the Media Matters’ boycott bus.

For a bit of history on the Limbaugh boycott organized by and still pushed by Media Matters, see my prior posts from spring 2012:

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Help me find Media Matters’ #EveryoneBlogAboutPigford entry

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:44pm

As Lee Stranahan notes, it took the NY Times to vindicate Andrew Breitbart against the attacks led by Media Matters:

Many have noted the irony of Andrew Breitbart’s tireless work to expose the fraud and corruption in Pigford being vindicated by the liberal New York Times–but it’s less ironic than you might...

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Help me find Media Matters’ apology to Andrew Breitbart on Pigford

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 8:57am

I don’t claim to be real good with the computer and the internet.  So it is entirely possible that I missed Media Matters’ mea culpa and apology now that even the NY Times has vindicated Andrew Breitbart on the Pig...

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Andrew Breitbart vindicated on Pigford after years of attacks from Media Matters and others

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:30pm

After two and a half years, it seems Andrew Breitbart has finally been vindicated for his tireless efforts on the Pigford story.

A front page investigative piece from the New York Times has put Pigford back on the map, in a big way: Federal Spigot Flows as Farmers Claim Discrimination.

The deal, several...

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So what if Adam Lanza had been an NRA member?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2013 at 8:13am

The game plays out every time there is a high-profile act of criminal violence.  There is an immediate media and left-blogsphere search to tie the shooter to a “right-wing” entity … usually the Tea Party movement.

Groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center have created a fundraising machine off of such

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