A day after Bill O'Reilly and Fox reporter James Rosen threw cold water on Sharyl Attkisson's latest Benghazi conspiracy, Brian Kilmeade and Fox contributor Tony Shaffer dialed the conspiracy theory up yet another notch - still without any evidence.
Fox News co-host Steve Doocy claimed New York City's new law allowing municipal identifications to all city residents will allow undocumented immigrants to vote in state and local elections. But New York City's election law clearly stipulates that only U.S. citizens can vote, and experts explain that the municipal IDs provide much-needed services the city's residents.
A Media Matters analysis found that PBS NewsHour has far outpaced other broadcast network news programs in covering the consequences of the Supreme Court's dismantling of campaign finance reform. In the past year and a half, PBS thoroughly analyzed the effects of Citizens United and its sequel -- McCutcheon v. FEC -- dedicating more time to the issue than all the other networks combined.
Right-wing media accused President Obama of "advising" and "strategizing" forthe terrorist group known as the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in reaction to reportsthat Obama said the group had made a strategic error in provoking support for U.S. military action against them.
Fox News' coverage of an evidence-free "bombshell" from Benghazi hoaxster Sharyl Attkisson took just hours to morph from a reiteration of her claim that a disgruntled former State Department employee "couldn't help but wonder" if Hillary Clinton's staff had turned over "scrubbed" Benghazi documents to investigators into full-blown allegations that documents had been "destroyed" -- allegations that remain baseless.