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Pimps and Prostitutes... Again?

Peter Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Hart

Will mainstream media outlets learn to treat right-wing hidden camera exploits more skeptically -- or maybe decide that they're not news at all? The NYT today hints that they have already forgotten what they learned last time.

Weekly Audit: Crashing the Koch's Billionaire Caucus

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Oil barons Charles and David Koch held their annual billionaires' summit in Palm Springs on Sunday, Na...

Blue Dog Congressman Sanford Bishop Knew About Pigford Fraud

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

A Georgia farmer has made a stunning allegation: he told Rep. Bishop about fraud in the Pigford settlement, and the congressman replied that an investigation into Pigford would "shut it down."

The Palin Problem (It's Not What You Think...)

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

The real crisis in American politics isn't about one tragic shooting, its about a cultural phenomenon -- the celebration of stupidity -- that has taken over this country.

In the Wake of the Arizona Tragedy, Are Right Wing Pundits Telling the Truth?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mitchell Bard

In the days since the massacre in Arizona, the mainstream political media (and much online discussion) have zeroed in on one question: Did the uncivil...

The Right's Rising Tide of Violent Rhetoric

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords appears be the latest victim of anti-government violence that has taken hold in America since 2009. It's a wave of violence th...

Fight Over Gays Roils Upcoming CPAC | Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some prominent right-wing groups say they will not attend a major Republican gathering in Washington next month, objecting to the presence of gay grou...

2010: A Shellacking in Poor Judgment and Bad Behavior

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Lichtman

Our grandparents and great-grandparents lived through a Great Depression with grit and resolve. Unlike many of today's citizenry, who have become a whiny group of rage-a-holics. Launches Campaign Against Right Wing Activists, Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas claims that when James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles secretly recorded Maryland ACORN's employees after entering their office they broke Maryland's Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act.

ACORN Closes Its Last Door, Filing for Bankruptcy

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Atlas

In less than two years after ACORN's former ally Barack Obama was elected President, it was subject to a ferocious attack by the right wing of the Republican Party, its allies, and Fox News.

Victory -- ABC News Drops Andrew Breitbart

James Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Rucker

ABC News just announced that they've rescinded their invitation for Andrew Breitbart to be part of their election night coverage. The network had already said Breitbart won't be appearing on the air; now they've told him he's not welcome to appear online either.

Andrew Breitbart DROPPED From ABC Election Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Andrew Breitbart spoke to Politico about ABC's decision to remove him from its Election Night coverage. Breitbart said that ABC had shown "cow...

Jon Stewart vs. the Perpetual Panic Conflictinator

Craig Aaron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Aaron

One might hope that Stewart's clever and clear-headed critique would serve as something of a wake-up call for the mainstream media. But, alas, their reaction was far more predictable.

ABC Taps Andrew Breitbart For Election Night Analysis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

**UPDATE 10/30/10*** Greg Sargent reports that ABC's newsroom is upset over the network's decision to tap Andrew Breitbart for election-night analysi...

ABC News to Redeem Guy With No Redeeming Qualities

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

The news that Andrew Breitbart has been tapped to be part of ABC's election night coverage is light years beyond a bridge too far.

NPR Faces Storm Of Criticism Over Juan Williams Firing

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NPR is facing a storm of criticism for its decision to fire Juan Williams after his comments about Muslims on Fox News, with several prominent conserv...

Memo to Media: The Tea Party Is Coming for You

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Please tell me Beltway media elites aren't oblivious to the fact that undermining the free press in this country remains a central, unshakable tenet of the Tea Party movement.

Pedophilia Accusations in the Conservative Blogosphere: How the Right Abandoned One of Their Brightest

Michael Tracey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Tracey

Alex Knepper may have a penchant for the occasional uncouth sexual joke, but David Swindle's assertion that he represents a danger to children is entirely unwarranted -- and potentially libelous.

Andrew Breitbart Opens Up About O'Keefe and Sherrod (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shira Lazar

Andrew Brietbart is known for being a lightning rod for controversy. The conservative blogger and founder is never one to pull punches on divisive political topics ranging from Shirley Sherrod to James O'Keefe.

Alan Grayson Is a Street Fighting Man

Christopher Sprinkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Sprinkle

For too long, the Left has been too soft when it comes to politics. We don't even have the backbone to push through Congress the issues we, as liberals, are most passionate about.

Fake ACORN Pimp O'Keefe Tries to Seduce CNN Reporter

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

James O'Keefe, the conservative activist known for manipulating the mainstream media by making undercover videos that helped destroy the progressive c...

James O'Keefe and a Media Movement Gone Mad

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

What is wrong with these people? That's a refrain that goes through my brain many times each week as I monitor the right-wing media and continue to be dumbstruck by what passes for content.

Glenn Beck Mocks Michelle Obama At Right Nation Event In Chicago Suburb

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Right Nation 2010 came to Hoffman Estates this weekend, bringing Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart and about 300 anti-Beck protesters to the Chicago suburb...

WATCH: Glenn Beck And Right Nation 2010's Fear-Mongering Trailer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart and other high-profile conservatives will gather in President Obama's "backyard" Saturday for Right Nation 2010--an event...

Right Nation 2010 In Chicago: Glenn Beck Headlines, Journalists Not Invited

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Do you cherish freedom? Do you want to stop the Democrats from turning the United States government into a socialist regime? Do you have $77 to $1,200...