Tag Archives: Media Matters

DN! “All We Can Save”: As Climate Disasters Wreck Our Planet, Women Leaders Are Key to Solving the Crisis

“We should care because this is the planet that we have to live on, right? Like, we can’t actually all leave the planet. And it is interesting that you opened this segment by talking about the balance of coverage. We are simply not seeing very much climate coverage at all in the mainstream media.”

Peter Hart: Chuck Todd, Militarism and Media Diversity

…but when the country might be embarking on a new war (or just extending an old one), then you just have to bring on the TV generals. And those, it turns out, are mostly white guys. … it’s not hard to imagine a different kind of war coverage, one that speaks to regional experts, lawyers or […]

Glenn Greenwald> The “anti-Semitism” smear campaign against CAP and Media Matters rolls on

The “anti-Semitism” smear campaign against CAP and Media Matters rolls on BY GLENN GREENWALD   Salon.com [Editorial Note:  This is an amazing article.  When I first started reading it, my eyes glazed over a bit thinking it was just one of those insider media things that names a lot of media writers and essentially does not amount […]

Fox News’ Long History of Race-Baiting

UPDATED: Fox News’ Long History Of Race-Baiting June 13, 2011 5:52 pm ET — Media Matters for America Howard Dean and Joan Walsh recently called out Fox News, criticizing what they called its “racist” handling of the deceptively edited Shirley Sherrod video clip. Indeed, Fox News and its personalities have a long history of aggressive race-baiting […]