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 eboehlert@aol.com. subscribe to Eric Boehlert's feed

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.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2016, Source: Media Matters

The media dumps on democracy with exceptionally bad election coverage.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016, Source: Media Matters for America

His critics have bronzed and memorialized the art of indignation.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2016, Source: Media Matters

The Donald's run is essentially being paid for by the Beltway press, which has rewarded him with free media attention.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2016, Source: Media Matters for America

Hillary Clinton was the target of all three botched hits.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2015, Source: Media Matters

Trump has received more network coverage than all the Democratic candidates combined.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2015, Source: Media Matters

As the party goes further right, it begins to devour its own.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2015, Source: Media Matters

The press keeps rolling with whatever the right manufactures.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2015, Source: Media Matters for America

Welcome to the house of mirrors created by Fox's Roger Ailes, and welcome to the Republican Party's Lost Summer of Trump.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2015, Source: Media Matters for America

With poll after poll showing Trump racing to the front of the GOP pack, journalists are trying to make sense of it all.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: Media Matters for America

The tone and tonnage of the email press coverage tells us more about the media than it does about Clinton.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2015, Source: Media Matters

For years, Fox News and conservatives have routinely tried to underplay gun violence and even horrific bouts of mass murders.

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