Media conservatives have been fearmongering over health care reform, baselessly claiming that it will result in the denial of care, or, in the words of Laura Ingraham, "death camps" for the elderly.
Fox & Friends repeatedly aired numerous video stills from a videotape surreptitiously taken of ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews nude in a hotel room, while CBS' The Early Show aired several seconds of the Andrews videotape with some of her body parts blurred.
From The Fox Nation, accessed on July 20:
The Fox Nation headline, "Soldier Who Challenged Obama's Citizenship Fired From Job," links to a July 15 WorldNetDaily article which includes the following promotions for WND's "Where's the [Obama] birth certificate?" campaign:
In addition to advancing the birth certificate conspiracy theory, the Fox Nation-promoted article also raises claims that Obama was born in Kenya.
Echoing Rush Limbaugh's false characterization of remarks made by Sen. Dick Durbin, The Fox Nation featured a headline reading: "Durbin on White Male GOP Nominees: Racism Is 'In Their DNA'."
The Drudge Report, Fox News, and The Kudlow Report provided a forum for a chart released by congressional Republicans that purported to show "the complex health care reform proposal by Democratic congressional leaders."
From the July 14 edition of FoxNation.com:
From the front-page of The Fox Nation:
From the July 10 edition of Newweek's "The Gaggle":
From the July 10 edition of the Fox Nation:
Following the lead of Free Republic and the Drudge Report, media outlets highlighted a photo of President Obama from the G-8, in some cases with provocative, needling, or scolding commentary that is not supported by video of the event.
A day after Fox News host Greta Van Susteren debunked the "lying picture that's going around the Web" of President Obama purportedly "checking out" a young woman at a G8 photo shoot, Fox News continued to promote the insinuation that Obama had done so.