Thursday, April 07, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 04-07-11

Right-wing Media React To Beck's Departure With Sorrow, Skepticism, And, Of Course, Conspiracy Theories
Since Glenn Beck announced he would be ending his daily show with Fox News, conservative bloggers have reacted with a mixture of sorrow, skepticism, and, of course, conspiracy theories about why his show is ending. Read More

Predictable: Right-Wing Media Respond To WI Supreme Court Election With Baseless Voter Fraud Allegations
Right-wing media reacted to news that Democrat-backed JoAnne Kloppenburg emerged from Wisconsin's Supreme Court election with a small lead by predictably bringing up baseless allegations of voter fraud. The right-wing media regularly uses voter fraud to respond to elections where a Democrat wins or is winning, especially following a close race. Read More

Myths And Falsehoods: Birther Edition
With birther conspiracy theory claims about President Obama again being hyped by the right-wing media, Media Matters looks at the myths and falsehoods surrounding Obama's birth certificate. Read More

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