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Right-wing Columnist: 'Slutty' Women Encourage Sexual Assault

Right-wing Columnist: 'Slutty' Women Encourage Sexual Assault
BarbWire content editor and columnist Gina Miller was the guest this weekend on “Mission America,” where she and host Linda Harvey took a break from attacking the LGBT community to discuss campus sexual assaults, for which they blame feminism for launching a “war on white males.”
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Making (Up) Headlines: PolitickerNJ Proves Its Bias

Making (Up) Headlines: PolitickerNJ Proves Its Bias
Folks over at PolitickerNJ have regularly denied having a political bias, and they may not be aware of it. However, often it is quite clear. Here's a wonderful example that could be shared in journalism ethics courses across the country.
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Surprise! Right Wing's Latest Superhero Turns Out to be a Mega-Fraud

Surprise! Right Wing's Latest Superhero Turns Out to be a Mega-Fraud
Chris Heben, a former Navy SEAL, has been making the rounds on right wing media the past few weeks as he has become a hero of theirs. Why? He's been selling a story that he was shot by three racist black men and, bullet-wound and all, chased after them before passing out. He was also claiming it was an ISIS attack. Turns out, according to police, he was lying about the whole darn thing.
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Glenn Beck's New Conspiracy Theory About Obama and the Oval Office is a Doozy

Glenn Beck's New Conspiracy Theory About Obama and the Oval Office is a Doozy
Glenn Beck is upset that when President Obama delivered his remarks laying out his plans for confronting ISIS last night, he did not do so from the Oval Office, suggesting that this is all part of Obama's effort to fundamentally transform the nation by erasing America's image of what the presidency represents.
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Fox News General: Obama Is An Enemy Within, Creating a 'Communistic Society' and Aiding Terrorists

 Fox News General: Obama Is An Enemy Within, Creating a 'Communistic Society' and Aiding Terrorists
Retired generals Thomas McInerney, who is now a Fox News contributor, and Paul Vallely appeared on “Trunews” last week where they told host Rick Wiles that President Obama is helping terrorist groups and pushing the destruction of America.
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Right-Wing Columnist: Ice Bucket Challenge Is A 'Satanic Ritual'

Right-Wing Columnist: Ice Bucket Challenge Is A 'Satanic Ritual'
WorldNetDaily columnist Selena Owens recently watched an online video about the supposed evils of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and she is now convinced that the charity fundraising challenge is a “sacrilegious,” “cultic,” “Satanic ritual.”
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One 'Anti-Semitic' Commenter Shows the Damage Trolls Can Do to Progressive News Outlets

One 'Anti-Semitic' Commenter Shows the Damage Trolls Can Do to Progressive News Outlets
Like many other news websites, Common Dreams has been plagued by inflammatory anti-Semitic comments following its stories. But on Common Dreams these posts have been so frequent and intense they have driven away donors from a nonprofit dependent on reader generosity.
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Nothing to Feel Here: Oklahoma Media Stays Silent on Link Between Fracking and Surge in Earthquakes

Nothing to Feel Here: Oklahoma Media Stays Silent on Link Between Fracking and Surge in Earthquakes
The media coverage of the 4.3-magnitude earthquake that shook central Oklahoma Tuesday was complacent and routine. That's probably just what the oil and gas industry wants. A glance at online reports about the quakes from The Oklahoman, News 9, KOCO/Channel 5 and NewsChannel 4 shows they didn't even mention how scientists claim the dramatic surge in earthquakes here are caused by the oil and gas drilling process known as fracking.
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Twitter Suspends Users Posting 'Graphic Imagery' of Journalist's Beheading by ISIS

Twitter Suspends Users Posting 'Graphic Imagery' of Journalist's Beheading by ISIS
Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum. In a Tweet, CEO Dick Costolo said his company "is actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery," and he gave a link to a New York Times story about Foley's killing.
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Right-Wing 'News' Site Can't Get Their Obama Conspiracy Theories Straight

Right-Wing 'News' Site Can't Get Their Obama Conspiracy Theories Straight
It has been quite amusing to watch right-wing activists label President Obama a pawn of both Iran and Saudi Arabia, even though the governments of the two countries are longtime regional rivals, while also being a sympathizer (or follower) of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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