Media Matters chief: Fox News is a political institution, not a media institution

Washington Post

"We're here to counter their lies and misinformation," says Media Matters founder David Brock. In recent weeks, his organization has gone from simply publicizing what it deems to be Fox's misinformation to actively campaigning against the network, reports Paul Farhi. It's posted a Web page with an online petition that asks Fox's advertisers to stop sponsoring the network.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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