Thursday, September 22, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 09-22-11

Fox's "Straight News" Division Parrots GOP Attack On DOJ Investigators Into Fast And Furious
Fox "straight news" anchor Bret Baier and Fox News correspondent William La Jeunesse attacked the Department of Justice's inspector general for releasing audio tapes related to the ATF's failed Fast and Furious program. At no point did Baier or La Jeunesse note that the inspector general's office says the tapes were released in order to comply with the constitutional rights of the targets of a criminal investigation. Read More

Fox Hosts Peter Schiff To Attack Minimum Wage
Fox & Friends hosted author and businessman Peter Schiff to claim that the minimum wage negatively affects employment among the young and poor. In fact, studies have found that there is no relationship between changes in the minimum wage and teen unemployment or overall unemployment. Read More

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