Angelo Carusone

The Big Lie of Media Matters

Media Matters for America describes itself as follows. It is a…. “Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.” Sounds innocuous enough. It’s just an innocent liberal group that wants to correct the record with all that “conservative misinformation in the U.S. media” floating around and polluting the  American political environment. Yet back in 2012 the Daily Caller got its hands on an internal MMFA memo that revealed that innocent self-description is an outright lie. In fact the group is about targeting those it sees as its political enemies. Specifically, the DC reported:  “An internal Media Matters For America memo obtained by The Daily Caller reveals that the left-wing media watchdog group employs an “opposition research team” to target its

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