Tag Archives: media matters

  • First Lady’s Travel Costs Under Fire; Target Spree Criticized

    Oct 6, 11 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Press watchdog group Media Matters is firing back at conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch over its recent report of First Lady Michelle Obama’s June trip to South Africa and Botswana, calling it “a nice taxpayer-funded ‘working’ vacation.” According to documents obtained via Freedom of Information Act requests, Judicial Watch claims the trip cost taxpayers $425,000 […]

  • Media Matters Urges Advertiser Boycott of Fox News

    May 19, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Media Matters has put Fox News Channel on the top of its hit list. The progressive watchdog group on Monday launched the website DropFox.com with the specific aim of getting all advertisers on the cable network to pull their spots – beginning with Orbitz Worldwide. Next to the Orbitz logo on DropFox.com was a photo […]

  • ABC Defends Decision to tap Breitbart for Election Coverage

    Nov 1, 10 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *ABC has come under fire for its decision to include blogger Andrew Breitbart, the man who edited a speech by former USDA employee Shirley Sherrod to make her appear racist, in the network’s Election Night coverage. After announcing on his own website Big Journalism that he would be “bringing analysis live from Arizona,” ABC was […]

  • Groups Urge Dr. Laura’s Advertisers to Jump Ship

    Aug 17, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *On Monday, left-wing watchdog group Media Matters joined GLAAD, the Women’s Media Center and Unity Journalists of Color to not only denounce Dr. Laura Schlessinger for her recent use of the N-word on-air, but to call on her advertisers to abandon her. Schlessinger used the epithet multiple times while talking to a black caller and […]