The Black-and-White Media Double-Standard: Yes, But is it Right?
By Chez Pazienza: I didn't want this to turn into a public back-and-forth, but when I wrote a piece last week for this site on the double-standard when it comes to how news outlets cover crimes which are racially motivated or have the potential to be racially motivated, I knew ...read more
Yes, When It Comes to Race, There Is a Double-Standard
By Chez Pazienza: Every once in a while I apparently like to see to it that my progressive street cred takes a huge hit and, well, I guess it's that time again. The line to angrily show me the error of my ways forms to the left -- just, please, not the face, eh? In case you ...read more
We Checked! #2: Bernard Goldberg Hacks Up An Interview
Too good to check, my friends. In another house-of-cards example of purported media infatuation with President Obama offered by Bernard Goldberg in his new book, Goldberg echoes Rush Limbaugh by printing badly doctored "snippets" of an interview between Charlie Rose and Tom ...read more
We Checked! #1
I'm thinking of an ongoing feature highlighting right-wingers trying to pass b.s. on that ends up getting pwned by liberals doing something crazy: checking. Our first example is from Media Matters, where I work. Bernard Goldberg has a new book out complaining about the press ...read more