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A Prison Of Lies: How Misinformation Became A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry And Broke Democracy

Spencer Critchley | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

Imagine if counterfeiting suddenly became legal. Say we asked people not to do it — but there would be no penalty if they did. What would happen? Si...

Drudge Report Uses Jar Jar Binks Photo To Stoke Iranian Missile Fears

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.02.2017 | Weird News

Hasn’t Jar Jar Binks suffered enough? News aggregator Matt Drudge apparently doesn’t think so. The Drudge Report posted a link Thursday to a Reute...

Matt Drudge's Hurricane Theory Takes Conspiracies To A Dangerous Level

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics

Conservative commentator Matt Drudge joined the likes of Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday by floating a conspiracy theory that the government is lying about...

Hey, Is Matt Drudge OK?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics

Hey, happy October 2016, you guys! Is Matt Drudge doing OK today? LOL, what now? Oh, yeah, this was on Glenn Beck’s site, like, months ago. Bil...

In Surprise, Republicans Offer Early Retirement to Obama, Biden

Marty Rudoy | Posted 02.27.2017 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

"We are giving the President early retirement with full pay and benefits," announced Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell. "Plus, we'll pay to buil...

Matt Drudge Makes Rare Appearance At GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.04.2017 | Media

Conservative media guru Matt Drudge stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday night when he attended the year’s last Republican presidential debate. Th...

Drudge Manufactures Ridiculous Controversy About Hillary's Hair

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.26.2016 | Media

Matt Drudge is stirring up trouble again. The conservative commenter says Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton wears a wig. Yep, that'...

Matt Drudge Gives A Rare And Very Weird Interview To A Conspiracy Theorist

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.07.2015 | Media

Conservative aggregator Matt Drudge gave a rare interview on Tuesday to Infowars' Alex Jones, a talk-radio host and outspoken conspiracy theorist, tha...

Michael Calderone

Former Drudge Report Editor Launches Politics-Focused Site 'Right Read' | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.05.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Joseph Curl, a veteran political writer and most recently an editor for The Drudge Report, unveiled a new politics-focused, aggregation-he...

Drudge Tries To Cause Trouble Over Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.04.2014 | Media

While most readers who picked up this week's People magazine featuring Hillary Clinton may have noticed her bold blue necklace or the nod to her futur...

A Wildly High Percentage Of Tesla Drivers Read The Drudge Report While Behind The Wheel

Gregory Fink | Posted 04.03.2014 | Technology

The Tesla Model S comes equipped with a 17-inch touch screen in its center console, from which drivers can connect to the Internet and browse the Web ...

Journalism's House of Cards

Brian Rooney | Posted 05.24.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

The trouble with journalists appearing as themselves in entertainment is that the public already has difficulty discerning fact from fiction in the news. When real reporters allow themselves to be part of fiction, it costs them their credibility.

Jeffrey Young

What's Up With Matt Drudge's Weird Tweet About Obamacare? | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

That Matt Drudge, proprietor of The Drudge Report, is a lusty hater of Obamacare isn't a revelation. And the mercurial man behind the mammoth aggregat...

Why Fox News Lost Interest in Chicago Murders (Hint: Crime Rate Is Way Down)

Eric Boehlert | Posted 03.09.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

For years, Obama's critics have wanted to use Chicago as the centerpiece for a debate about guns and crime in America. With its crime and murder rate down dramatically, do O'Reilly, Drudge and Malkin still want to have that debate? Their silence suggests the answer is no.

New Federal Shield Bill Is Last Best Chance for Meaningful Protection of Reporters' Confidential Sources

Peter Scheer | Posted 11.17.2013 | Media
Peter Scheer

For the first time since the post-Watergate era, the stars are aligned for Congress to enact-and for the president to sign-a "Shield Law" that would provide meaningful protection against the forced-exposure of journalists' confidential sources

Take A Breath, Matt Drudge

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology

Sharing the road with other humans can be hard. Sharing the road with Google's fleet of self-driving cars may be just as difficult, as Matt Drudge, t...

Think Again: The Mainstream Media Needs to Break Its Addiction to the Drudge Report

Eric Alterman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

The problem is that an awful lot of what the ordinary guy thinks he knows and puts on the Internet turns out be untrue, whether he is a teenage geek or Matt Drudge -- indeed, especially if he is Matt Drudge.

Jason Linkins

Chris Cillizza Gamely Reminds Matt Drudge About His Existence | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

Hey, Matt Drudge, please don't forget that Chris Cillizza is writing politics stuff, okay? That's the one sentence summary I extracted from this va...

When Will Conservatives Admit Defeat?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

While the right wing embarrasses itself with dire warnings of hyperinflation and conspiracies to manipulate economic indicators, the rest of us enjoy a solid economic expansion.

Obama Must Lead

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

There was no excuse for the president to shout from the rooftops about the dangers of sequester while not doing a thing to prevent it. Americans need jobs, not spin, and leaders, not photo ops.

LOOK: Conservative Bullhorn Buys ANOTHER Miami Estate

Posted 02.28.2013 | Miami

Matt Drudge, the conservative blogger behind The Drudge Report, has bought another home in Miami, as first reported by Gossip Extra, and now owns over...

The 'Führer' Over Gun Control

Michael S. Lofgren | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Michael S. Lofgren

Dragging Adolf Hitler into an issue involving a lunatic's massacring 6-year-old children shows not just a serious miscalculation of the emotional dynamics of the situation, it showcases the lunacy of gun nuts.

Does Anyone Make 'It Gets Worse' Videos?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

It's time for some new predictions! Anything could happen in 2013. Who knows? Maybe the SETI project's radio telescopes will receive an alien transmission and pinpoint the source to that UFO hovering over Donald Trump's head.

No Gloating, Please!

Jerry Adler | Posted 01.08.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

The polls are closed, the votes are cast, the people had their say / And now it's time to look ahead, put differences away / Extend a hand in friendship as we turn to a new day.

10 Pundits Who Picked Romney -- and Knew Better

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

Karl Rove led a parade of "experts" masquerading as fair-minded analysts whose real agenda was to line their own pockets by feeding the public's craving for information that confirms their biases. Here, 10 of the worst offenders.