Retirement age broadcaster retires; Media Matters takes credit


Eric Burns, the president of Media Matters, tells the New York Observer that the George Soros Steno Pool has “had some incredible successes this year.”
Acknowledging that “it’s been a difficult fund-raising environment,” Burns tells the Observer that Media Matters “raised roughly $10 million in 2009. The haul was less than the organization’s peak numbers in [...]

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Media Matters auditions for ‘Born Yesterday,’ loses role to Harry Reid


Show biz lore holds that you have to be really smart to play the dumb blond, and that Jayne Mansfield and Judy Holliday actually had Mensa-level I.Qs.
So maybe Media Matters is now lifting tactics from The Girl Can’t Help It instead of Rules for Radicals. But is “playing dumb” really the, er, smartest strategy a [...]

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What year is it again? Media Matters’ selective outrage over… Willie Horton?


She’s so fi-ine, there’s no telling where the money went
She’s so fi-ine, there’s no other way to go-oo…
Sorry. Having an ’80s flashback there, thanks to the George Soros Steno Pool, otherwise known as Media Matters.
It’s a shame, really. Just yesterday, Media Matters and I had achieved a rapprochement of sorts, founded upon our [...]

Even Media Matters speechless over Matthew’s ‘enemy camp’ line


MSNBC’s Oddball Hardball host Chris Matthews endures plenty of criticism here at NewsReal — and why not?
When he’s not trading on his flimsy cradle Catholicism to pontificate (inaccurately) on matters religious, Matthews veers between making flimsy accusations of “racism” and spouting historical inaccuracies.
But you know it’s bad when even the George Soros Steno Pool, otherwise [...]