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Liberal Attack Dogs at Media Matters Caught up in Scandal

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by carpro, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    Oct 14, 2004
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    Media Matters boss paid former partner $850G 'blackmail' settlement

    By Jana Winter

    Media Matters chief David Brock paid a former domestic partner $850,000 after being threatened with damaging information involving the organization’s donors and the IRS – a deal that Brock later characterized as a blackmail payment, according to legal documents obtained by FoxNews.com.

    In an acrimonious lawsuit settled at the end of last year, Brock accused William Grey of making repeated threats to expose him to the "scorn or ridicule of his employees, donors and the press in demanding money and property." Brock claimed in legal papers that he sold a Rehoboth Beach, Del., home he once shared with Grey in order to meet Grey’s demands, which he called "blackmail" in the lawsuit.

    Brock, 49, heads the non-profit Media Matters for America, which bills itself as a watchdog of the conservative media but has recently come under fire for allegedly coordinating with Democrats in what could be a violation of its tax-exempt status.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...tner-850g-blackmail-settlement/#ixzz1neoZLdkx
  2. Borneol

    Borneol New Member

    Dec 24, 2010
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    Was reading also that the President has a problem also with his connections to Media Matters. Well known, Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz is concerned and letting his feelings be known concerning the organization.

    "Media Matters’ Worst Nightmare?"


    excerpt from Alana Goodman's article: