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Slaying Himself with the Jawbone of an Ass: Michael Savage on Autism

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harold Pollack

Whether Americans are black or white, Republican or Democrat, rich or poor, decent folk don't care to hear Michael Savage disparage the disabled or their caregivers.

Gen. Clark and That POW Thing McCain Hates Talking About

Paul Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Waldman

There's a myth out there that McCain is reluctant to exploit his Vietnam POW story for political advantage, so modest and full of integrity is he. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Jason Linkins

MediaMatters Offers A Pictoral History Of The Fist Bump | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MediaMatters continues to hilariously needle dim-bulb Fox News anchor E.D. Hill for her obtuse "terrorist fist-jab" comments, using this amazing new t...

McClellan and Second Thoughts

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

In this version of shock therapy, Scottie McClellan and David Brock and Eric Shinseki would warn kids not to listen to Rush Limbaugh or watch Bill O'Reilly or read Ann Coulter.

McCain's Cronies: Busting Media Myths On McCain's Lobbyist Hypocrisy

Christy Hardin Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christy Hardin Smith

Pretending that McCain has clean hands when his highest-ranking advisors are shoveling the muck is both illogical and dishonest. And the media knows it.

Nico Pitney

Free Ride: Inside The Media's Love Affair With McCain | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"The press loves McCain," MSNBC's Chris Matthews has declared. "We're his base." This tawdry media love affair with the presumptive GOP nominee is the...

Eric Boehlert Is Right About The 60 Minutes Clinton Flap

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When I point out that the media often makes misstatements and unfair characterizations with respect to Hillary Clinton, that's less about me supporting Clinton than it is me supporting, well, accuracy.

L'Affaire Shuster: Big Camel, Big Straw

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Some people thought this called for Shuster's firing, but they're wrong: It called for an examination of a pattern of behavior. At this point, Clinton and her team should know that any more is gonna smack of politics; her point has been amply, amply made.

Fox News Refuses To Run Pro-Constitution Ad

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News has refused to air an ad produced by the Center for Constitutional Rights that criticizes the Bush administration for "destroying the Constit...

O'Reilly Interview Causes Tension Between Fox, NPR

The Nation | Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The ongoing fallout over Bill O'Reilly's recent racial comments is stoking tensions between Fox News and NPR. Both channels employ Juan Williams, who ...

O'Reilly Calls, Media Matters "Most Vicious Element In Our Society Today"

Media Village | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

During the September 5 edition of his nationally syndicated radio show, Bill O'Reilly once again attacked Media Matters for America and, ca...