Spotlight: 10 Pundits You Should Ignore In 2013

10 Pundits You Should Ignore In 2013  >by Elon Green | AlterNet  | December 30, 2012  |  Dick Morris Spare yourself some lazy thinking and lame punditry.   Purely for kicks, I once followed Luke Russert and Kathryn Jean Lopez on Twitter. Both are uniquely stupid and utterly lacking self-awareness; the former has no idea he’s being humored by his colleagues in misguided deference to his father, while the latter […]

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Spotlight Media Matters: Weekly Update

Friends — As we start a new year, it’s striking to see right-wing media immediately grasp for the same old lies, from taxes to gun violence to Hillary Clinton. All that and a special look back at Fox’s awful climate coverage.    John Whitehouse Twitter: @existentialfish The NRA Hates ‘Hollywood Guns’ (Except When It Loves Them)  Following the tragic mass shooting in Newtown, CT, the National Rifle Association blamed gun […]

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Spotlight: Myths And Facts About Coal

Myths And Facts About Coal Media Matters for America – Research ItemsThu 9/20/2012 6:46 AM | Re Post- 10/07/2012 DLU| Conservative media have claimed that the Obama administration is waging a “war” on “cheap,” “clean” coal that will cause blackouts and massive layoffs. In fact, the Obama administration has simply implemented long overdue and legally required clean air regulations to protect public health without hurting electric reliability or employment, and […]

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