Stories by Mark Howard

Mark Howard is an artist and the founder of the media analysis website News Corpse. He is the author of Fox Nation vs. Reality: The Fox News Community's Assault On Truth." subscribe to Mark Howard's feed

Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The campaign to recast a program that makes health insurance accessible to millions of Americans as a plague of locusts has risen to fever pitch.

Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Fox seems to regard the discards of other networks as its richest vein of new talent.

Posted on: May 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing fear peddlers are now advising elected representatives to initiate investigations and draft bills addressing non-existent threats.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The allegedly powerful network is actually a thin-skinned schoolyard bully.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Fox was clearly operating at the top of its capacity to distort and deceive.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2012, Source: News Corpse

What may come as a surprise to some is that approximately four-in-ten Americans view socialism positively.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Fox Nation is a website integral to the Fox news family. And their abuse of reality and truth is truly breathtaking.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2012, Source: News Corpse

The ratings tell an interesting story post-election.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Republican Rep. Jon Hubbard has deemed slavery a blessing. His position is not as uncommon as you'd think.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The frequency and outlandishness of their conspiratorial imaginations grows in sync with their desperation. With Obama ahead in the polls, let's take a look at the absurdities hatched by our conservative fearmongers.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The hyper-hypocrisy of today’s GOP has spread through the party’s bloodstream.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Fox spinners disseminate brazenly dishonest propaganda without shame or fear of reprisal.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How do they maintain their editorial animosity toward immigrants without alienating an increasingly important voter group?

Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A new study finds that Congress speaks at almost a full grade level lower than it did seven years ago. Meet the 10 conservatives dragging down their collective intelligence.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney's policies, if enacted, will punish a broad spectrum of Americans from almost every possible constituent group.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Media Matters' new book has been met by shameless propaganda by Fox news.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Hostility and rabid right-wing advocacy are the hallmarks of Fox’s business model.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

For decades, Frank Luntz has been fooling low-information voters into supporting unpopular policies. He's scared of OWS because the movement exposes his lies.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Another day, another Fox News attempt to smear the Occupy Wall Street movement. This time they've resurrected their favorite bogeyman, ACORN.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Breitbart's latest attention grab illustrates just how afraid the right is of the 99% of Americans who are waking up to the injustice and corruption of the 1%.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If there's one thing that American media doesn't need, it's another Fox News. The first one is already doing a stellar job of advancing the GOP agenda.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

High-profile members of the right-wing like to claim that "half the country doesn't pay taxes." It's a straight-up lie.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The right-wing media has engaged in brazen finger-pointing and insensitivity toward the victims and other innocent parties.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Fox News pack is on the warpath against media watchdog group Media Matters.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Just because Breitbart lucked into being correct about Weiner doesn’t mean his long-established pattern of deception should be dismissed.

Posted on: May 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Fox is bad for journalism and Democracy. It is bad for America. But is it also bad for the GOP?

Posted on: May 12, 2011, Source: News Corpse

Alright, not really. But imagine the outcry if lawmakers did to gun laws what they've done to a woman's right to control her own body?

Posted on: May 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Andrew Breitbart serves up thin gruel in his clownish memoir-manifesto, "Righteous Indignation."

Posted on: May 10, 2011, Source: News Corpse

Posted on: Apr 21, 2011, Source: News Corpse

The reviews of "Atlas Shrugged" have been merciless. And despite a major push by Tea Party networks, Ayn Rand's paean to ego-centrism has not drawn audiences.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Fox earned its nefarious reputation long before Beck arrived and there is every indication it will remain long after he’s gone.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2011, Source: News Corpse

When giant, prosperous, multinational corporations get out of their tax obligations, ordinary citizens are the ones who are forced to make up the shortfall.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

America's right-wingers have orchestrated an aggressive assault on those they consider to be their enemies. Well, we don't have to lay down and take it.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2011, Source: News Corpse

NPR, and other groups and individuals who've reacted to James O'Keefe's pranks and lies, are helping to empower a dangerous cabal of right-wingers.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2011, Source: News Corpse

Beck has a Google conspiracy theory. What he doesn't tell you is that his boss, Rupert Murdoch, has it in for the search-engine giant.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2011, Source: News Corpse

When a survivor of the Tucson shooting told a Tea Party leader, "You're dead," he was arrested and committed. Why is Glenn Beck any different?

Posted on: Dec 24, 2010, Source: News Corpse

Rupert Murdoch sent a memo to all employees wishing them a happy 'holiday.' Why does he hate Jesus?

Posted on: Dec 21, 2010, Source: News Corpse

CNN, the once dominant and comparatively respectable cable news network, seems determined to destroy whatever shreds are left of its credibility.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2010, Source: News Corpse

A new survey of American voters shows that Fox News viewers are significantly more misinformed than consumers of news from other sources.