Monday, September 19, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 09-19-11

Fox Again Cries "Class Warfare"
Fox has once again accused President Obama of engaging in "class warfare," this time in response to Obama's deficit-reduction plan, which reportedly calls for increasing taxes on the wealthy. Read More

What The Press Is Getting Wrong About Solyndra
In the rush to cover the bankruptcy of Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturer that received a loan guarantee from the federal government, many news media outlets have misrepresented or omitted key facts. Read More

Bad Medicine: Fox News Physicians Are A Prescription For Misinformation, Scientific And Otherwise
From Dr. Keith Ablow's unscientific attacks on Chaz Bono to Dr. Manny Alvarez's baseless suggestion that Tylenol will soon be moved behind the counter because of the Affordable Care Act, Fox News' "Medical A-Team" experts routinely advance misinformation, sometimes using their medical credentials to give credence to their arguments. Read More

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