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Media Matters Report Further Debunks Dobbsian Myths

Posted in Anti-Immigrant,Media Extremism by David Holthouse on May 30, 2008

Undocumented immigrants: Commit a disproportionate number of crimes throughout the country. Rely heavily on taxpayer-funded services while paying no taxes themselves. Bring to America rare and nasty diseases, such as leprosy. Sound familiar? That could be because you’ve heard it all before on cable news, where derogatory myths about immigrants are regularly presented as fact. […]

Beck Backs Birch: Conspiracy Theory ‘Makes Sense’

Posted in Intelligence Report,Media Extremism by Casey Sanchez on July 31, 2007

Growing up, CNN host Glenn Beck thought the extreme-right John Birch Society was “a bunch of nuts.” But on his July 25 Headline News show, Beck told his JBS guest, “You are starting to make more and more sense to me.” The visitor to the “Glenn Beck” show was Sam Antonio, the 31-year-old Southern California […]