Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 11-08-11

Right-Wing Media Attack, Dismiss Latest Cain Accuser
Right-wing media have responded to the latest allegation of sexual harassment against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain by insulting, mocking, and dismissing the accuser, with Fox News' Dick Morris stating, "I look forward to her spread in Playboy." Since initial reports of sexual harassment allegations against Cain surfaced, right-wing media figures have responded by dismissing sexual harassment as "meaningless." Read More

Right-Wing Media Attack Obama For Acting To Prevent Prescription Drug Shortages
Right-wing blogger Michelle Malkin and Fox Business host Andrew Napolitano have attacked President Obama for issuing an executive order that seeks to reduce prescription drug shortages, arguing that government regulations are the real problem. But Obama's executive order not only deals with regulatory delays but also attempts to tackle problems with the manufacturing pipeline, which analyses say is the biggest reason for the shortages.
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Wall Street Journal Downplays Study Confirming Global Warming
After ignoring for weeks a new study confirming the accuracy of previous global temperature records, the U.S. print edition of the Wall Street Journal covered the study in an article focusing on the "uncertain nature" of the temperature records. Read More

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