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-- will tell you I believe the upcoming president's race will be that nasty it's in the nation's history and that's saying something.
Both sides are lined up to take the opposing candidate apart and billions of dollars -- likely be spent doing that.
One of most vicious left wing outfits is media matters which is pledging is spent twenty million dollars to influence his coverage in favor a President Obama.
But few Americans know much about media maps -- have a Miami Tucker Carlson Fox News contributor who has been investigating media matters for the daily caller web site.
Our first of all -- first report that I read today you have a couple more coming up.
You use unnamed sources people within media matters she feel comfortable using those sources.
We prefer -- sources.
But it was difficult to get anybody on the record I would say that we interviewed so many people in and around media matters I think that's obvious in the peace.
That you really get a granular sense of what's going on inside -- why -- they want to wait.
What and they want their -- -- some of them don't work there anymore white and they want to names used.
Well because they're still in the orbit of media matters and frankly I think virtually everyone we talked to was still committed leftist.
It's not that they have ideological problems with what media matters is doing its that they have problems with.
The management of David Brock who runs the organization that -- -- he surely they know that you know you're gonna write this and it's not gonna reflect well yeah media matters but.
I just want to point out that they are unnamed sources okay.
Let's get to the headlines again MSNBC.
You say in your reporting is pretty much.
Taking what media matters puts out and what media matters does is -- again.
And they're taking it and basically throwing it on NBC's air.
Without any kind of fact check -- or whether it's true or not they just take it and -- -- on the air.
That the line that we had from someone who worked in media matters for a long time -- and I'm quoting now.
We basically write their prime time anything we write particularly anything it pertains to Fox News and a lot of what media matters does does pertain Fox News.
They run basically verbatim okay now.
Is that a violation Phil Griffin -- is the is the head of MSNBC.
Obviously he works for NBC news I mean is this kind of an ethical violation of the news industry.
Well it certainly dishonest I mean -- you know it.
Did -- journal what what are journalistic ethics that's an entire separate conversation but I would say -- courses.
It says something that viewers don't know when they're watching.
It's collusion that takes place behind the scenes if they don't site politically don't site media matters they just take any -- throw it out there.
Are Eugene Robinson is one of the main contributors at MSNBC but he awards for the Washington Post he writes a column there.
And you say that he takes media matters stuff we and just throws it on out there.
According to sources at media matters he is one of the journalists who is receptive and has in the past.
Take any information from media matters and reprints of the yes with or without attribution but right now the Washington Post guy -- -- syndicated columnist.
Is he doing exactly what Robinson is doing here is -- difference between the two men.
That that is correct I mean I would say you know both of them been around -- well respected in Washington as liberals I don't think most people -- when they read their stuff.
However that they have been talking to media matters I think it's worth knowing that they'll cash in Los Angeles Times and of the liberal newspaper columnist Jim rainy.
You say -- you've been told that he it again it receives propaganda for media matters turns around puts it in his column is fact.
So cited as someone by someone who has given him information in the past that's exactly right all right in the New York Times here's Brian sculptor who writes media for them.
Wrote a very flattering article about MSNBC today.
And again he is linked -- to media matters.
He was described by someone who works -- media matters as in effect friendly to media matters they did not cite examples of him taking information without filter on -- but he was described as someone.
They believed was.
Was friendly to the organization yes right.
Spent some time -- this guy Greg Sargent another Washington Post person.
Who has a -- guess a close relationship with the -- -- that acts that.
There wasn't one person virtually we interviewed for media matters who didn't say this is the following if you've got something -- you can't place -- know what I'll take it.
Give Greg Sargent abuzz on a cell he'll take any and what is -- guy that's our person who told us that -- what does he do is a columnist for the Washington but he writes a blog called the plum line.
Which is liberal I didn't know he was actually of an object of ridicule among the media matters people because he's so easy.
To turn OK finally.
The organization says and spend twenty million dollars.
Trying to influence media coverage in favor President Obama they make no pretense that with the gonna do winning and -- the money.
-- they get it from big democratic donors and keep in mind that -- media matters and we we just demonstrate this in the peace has been.
Colluding with the White House the head of media matters David Brock met with a Valerie Jarrett the president's chief advisor.
In the White House.
And they have weekly conference calls with the White House a democratic donors who give money to Obama.
Give it to media matters and -- along strike and media matters has has power in the sense that they have on trade to the White House they can get to the White House and then they go back and forth.
And influence in the press in the mainstream media without question aren't Tucker thanks very much we --
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