Stories by Eric Boehlert

Eric Boehlert is a senior fellow at Media Matters for America and the author of Lapdogs: How The Press Rolled Over for Bush. He can be reached at [email protected] subscribe to Eric Boehlert's feed

Posted on: Mar 14, 2017, Source: Media Matters

There's nothing funny about Sean Spicer calling past U.S. employment numbers rigged and phony.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2017, Source: Media Matters

With his speech, Trump provided a window for pundits to unabashedly praise him for doing the minimal.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2017, Source: Media Matters

The Times fixed the FBI's PR problem; they also undermined national security.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2017, Source: Media Matters

"Watching the formation of Donald Trump’s presidency, the press coverage is disappointingly weak and thin."

Posted on: Dec 18, 2016, Source: Media Matters

Their silence equals acceptance.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2016, Source: Media Matters

The darkest regions of the conservative media populated by a cranky collection of media outcasts, trolls, and bottom feeders.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2016, Source: Media Matters

Millions of missing White House emails that were sought in connection to a congressional investigation.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2016, Source: Media Matters

After eight useless investigations with no proof of wrongdoing, the channel finally gives up.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2016, Source: Media Matters

The paper ignores how the Republican Party has tried its best, via radical obstructionism, to thwart Obama in every conceivable way.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2016, Source: Media Matters for America

Some key conservative voices agree with Democrats that Trump U. has fraudulent practices.

Posted on: May 27, 2016, Source: Media Matters

She practically bowed in Trump’s presence and produced the kind of “journalism” that Fox News is famous for.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2016, Source: Media Matters

Trump has exposed him for the fraud he's always been. Critics and listeners alike won't let him hear the end of it.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2016, Source: Media Matters

For years, we've been told both sides are to blame for government dysfunction. Not after this primary.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2016, Source: Media Matters

In the wake of the controversy, it looks like someone took a wrecking ball to Breitbart's masthead.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2016, Source: Media Matters

Conservatives are already smearing jurists thought to be under consideration -- with zero pushback from our press.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2016, Source: Media Matters

What's popular replaces what's newsworthy.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2016, Source: Media Matters

Soft On Trump, Tough On Clinton.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2016, Source: Huffington Post

The press has continued its habit of looking away from the GOP's stunning record of institutional obstructionism since 2009.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2016, Source: Media Matters

Rubio has been completely mischaracterized in the media.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: Media Matters for America

Trump and Fox News obviously belong together, but they just can't get past their stubborn differences.