Numerous Myths and Falsehoods Advanced by the Media in Their Coverage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Media Matters for America previously identified numerous myths and falsehoods advanced by the media in their coverage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. As debate on the bill continues in Congress, other myths and falsehoods advanced by the media about the recovery package have risen to prominence. These myths and falsehoods include: the assertion […]


Tough Times Complicate the Case for Buying Super Bowl Ads

RUPERT MURDOCH’S WALL STREET JOURNAL ONLINE NOVEMBER 11, 2008 By SUZANNE VRANICA With advertising rates for the Super Bowl running as high as $3 million for a 30-second spot, some marketers are wondering whether during these tough economic times they can afford the big game. FedEx, a loyal Super Bowl advertiser, still hasn’t decided if […]


John McCain Picks Sarah Palin for Vice President

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Is McCain’s VP Pick: Source By John Harwood | 29 Aug 2008 | 09:24 AM ET Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a self-styled “hockey mom” who has only been governor for a little over a year, is GOP Presidential candidate John McCain’s choice for Vice President, CNBC has learned. According to […]