New York state is quickly becoming ground zero in the fight over free speech and corporate political spending as a top state official with ties to left-wing campaign finance reform groups attempts to pressure private companies into making their political contributions public.
Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel sits on the board of a pro-Iran organization that has given millions of dollars to leftwing nonprofits and mainstream media outlets, organizations that are now leading the charge to support his nomination.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has collaborated with the progressive media-monitoring group Media Matters for America to counter negative coverage of the Department, the Daily Caller has reported.
A former domestic worker for a major Democratic donor and socialite has accused her husband of sexual harassment.
Media Matters for America, the Obama administration-affiliated think tank that has been under fire for anti-Israel bias, was reportedly fashioned to be an opponent of Christianity, according to its tax filings.
Media Matters for America’s newly installed Middle East expert is apparently following in the footsteps of disgraced former staffer M.J. Rosenberg, blasting Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) for pulling out of a fundraiser hosted by an American Muslim leader who was placed on the Federal Terrorist Watch List.
Months of public pressure and outrage from across the pro-Israel spectrum forced Media Matters for America staffer M.J. Rosenberg to tender his resignation Friday from the left-wing media watchdog group. In a final post titled, Last Media Matters Column, Rosenberg signed off by admitting that he had tarnished the liberal group’s image.
A handful of nonprofit foundations are refusing to answer questions about a series of donations they made to two left-leaning think tanks that have been engulfed in a controversy over their employees’ use of a borderline anti-Semitic slur.
Media Matters for America accepted funding from at least three foundations that invested in Bernard Madoff’s ponzi scheme, including one that may have been complicit in the fraudulent activity.