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O'Reilly coverage of allegations of "voter fraud" one-sided - guess which side?

Reported by Chrish - October 23, 2008 -

With Deborah out of commission for the time being we haven't been able to cover Bill O'Reilly, but not to worry: MediaMatters is on it as usual.

They report:
"Bill O'Reilly stated on The O'Reilly Factor that "we're going to document every ACORN situation and any other voter fraud," but according to a Media Matters search of Nexis, the program has yet "to document" the reported complaints against Young Political Majors, a group hired by the Republican Party to register voters.

On the October 21 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor, host Bill O'Reilly stated, "[W]e're going to document every ACORN situation and any other voter fraud." However, during the segment, in which O'Reilly, Fox News' America's Newsroom co-host Megyn Kelly, and Fox News legal analyst Lis Wiehl discussed allegations that the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) submitted allegedly false or duplicate voter registration applications this year in a number of states, neither O'Reilly nor his guests noted the reported complaints of voter registration fraud surrounding the Young Political Majors (YPM), a group hired by the Republican Party to register voters. Indeed, according to a Media Matters for America search* of the Nexis database, O'Reilly has yet "to document" the reported complaints against YPM on the Factor."

Read the rest of their fact-packed, impartial report here.

I find MediaMatters to be professional and impartial, just relating facts and supplying links and sources to back their assertions. They don't embellish by pointing out, for example, what a gigantic hypocrite Bill O'Reilly is, nor do they take him to task for claiming to be a so-called "Independent" voter while he spews right-wing talking points night after night. They just let the facts speak for themselves.