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Liberals, Cut Your Cable Cords
They’ve finally done it. For the first time, MSNBC is consistently beating Fox News in total primetime cable news viewership. The number one program in cable news is no longer Bill O’Reilly’s. Oxford-educated Rachel Maddow has supplanted the vanished Fox News host, and her soaring ratings...
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Conspiracy Theories and the Right-Wing Ecosystem
The conspiracy theory is a well-worn theme within popular culture. From The Manchurian Candidate to JFK to The X-Files, our understanding of these theories are as ones where the stakes are at the highest levels, and usually involve some attempt at national or global domination. The main players are...
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Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever
Fox News founder made this the hate-filled, moronic country it is today
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Roger Ailes: No One Did More to Debase US Politics
Roger Ailes, the man who pioneered “alternative facts,” is dead. During the first five years of Fox News —which was built almost single-handedly by Ailes’ genius—I was a regular on-air contributor/panelist there. I dealt with his right-wing lieutenants plenty, but only met Ailes once, at a Fox News...
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Disgraced Fox News CEO, Right-Wing Architect, and Key Trump Ally Ailes Dead at 77
'Ailes made the world an uglier, stupider, more brutal place'
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How Media Consolidation Threatens Democracy: 857 Channels (and Nothing On)
Trump's FCC plans to continue a decades-long, lobbyist-backed effort to allow media consolidation, helping corporate bottom lines but hurting independent journalism.
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'Old Boys Club' Fox News Slapped With Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
Anchor Kelly Wright claims he "has been effectively sidelined and asked to perform the role of a 'Jim Crow'—the racist caricature of a Black entertainer."
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Donald Trump Thinks Bill O'Reilly Is Great, In Case There Was Any Doubt
Days after Times investigation reveals O'Reilly or Fox paid out $13 million to settle sexual harassment lawsuits, president says Fox News host 'is a good person'
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Fox News Going All-In on Trump in the New Era
On January 19, 2009—the day before Barack Obama was sworn in as president— Fox News aired the first episode of Glenn Beck . Obama was a polished representative of the multicultural values that the conservative movement had fought to defeat for decades, and Beck was the perfect expression of right-...
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Wishful Thinking: First 100 Days After November 8
1. Hillary Clinton is elected President. 2. Democrats take over the Senate, and reduce the Republican margin in the House to just 3 votes. 3. Elizabeth Warren announces she’ll challenge Hillary in the 2020 Democratic primaries if Hillary isn’t sufficiently progressive and bold during her first term...
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