O'Reilly, Mattera Clash Over 'Ambush Journalism' on Hillary Clinton's

June 27th, 2014 11:28 PM
During the Wednesday evening episode of The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly slammed conservative activist Jason Mattera's “ambush journalism” of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, calling it “unacceptable” to use “a horrendous act of terror to make a political point.” After Martha MacCallum, another Fox anchor, appeared in the segment and agreed with O'Reilly.…

MSNBC's Al Sharpton Denies, Then Defends His Use of Racial Slurs

May 24th, 2014 7:34 PM
Along with hosting MSNBC's weekday PoliticsNation program, Al Sharpton plays many roles, ranging from community activist to harsh critic of his opponents, whom he regularly refers to in such emotion-charged terms as "white interlopers" and "Greek homos." However, when Jason Mattera -- publisher of the Daily Surge website -- confronted Sharpton earlier this month and asked if he “should be…

Comedian Chris Rock Attacks Camera After Being Asked About Alleged Tea

March 14th, 2012 7:10 PM
Count comedian Chris Rock as yet another liberal who can't bear to take not just criticism but even an innocent question about his beliefs. Under light questioning from conservative author Jason Mattera, Rock turned what was a regular friendly interaction with a fellow Brooklynite into a physical assault on a female camera operator when Mattera tried to get him to briefly explain remarks that…

Liberal CNN Host Accuses Conservative Editor of Bias

October 27th, 2011 7:30 PM
CNN's Carol Costello, on Thursday's American Morning, scolded the editor of conservative publication Human Events for not providing the same critical coverage of both Republicans and Democrats. Costello – who has her own history of liberal bias – interviewed Jason Mattera of Human Events over his confrontation with Vice President Joe Biden, and asked him why he wasn't tougher on Republican…

Biden Claims Conservative Journalist Broke Senate Rules With Contentio

October 25th, 2011 9:49 AM
Vice President Joe Biden's office has lodged a complaint with the Senate press gallery over a contentious interview about his rape and jobs bill comments with Human Events' Jason Mattera last week that ended up going viral. The Hill reported Tuesday:

Bernie Sanders Gets Ambushed

May 19th, 2011 4:24 PM
Human Events editor Jason Mattera set out recently to answer the age old question "how, exactly, does a socialist go about selling a book through a major American corporation". Apparently the answer for avowed socialist senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT.) the answer is "with a heavy dose of cognitive dissonance".

Bernie Goldberg: Jon Stewart 'Throwing Spitballs at a Battleship' with

April 21st, 2010 7:16 PM
Fox News contributor Bernie Goldberg hit back at Jon Stewart today, saying the "Daily Show" host was "throwing spitballs at a battleship" by attacking the Fox News Channel.The back-and-forth between Stewart and Goldberg began when the former leveled accusations of hypocrisy, claiming Goldberg criticized others for generalizing while doing so himself. Stewart responded to Goldberg's retort with a…

Video: Barney Frank Confronted Over His Many Ethics Problems

April 14th, 2010 2:18 PM
Jason Mattera of Human Events recently confronted Democratic congressman Barney Frank over all the ethics violations he has been accused of in his time on Capitol Hill:Jason also confronted John Podesta of the Center for American Progress over his hiring of Van Jones. (video below the fold)

Mattera: Media Treat Dems as 'Though They are at a Jonas Brothers Conc

April 3rd, 2010 3:22 PM
Jason Mattera, author of "Obama Zombies" and newly appointed editor of Human Events, said "members in the media treat leftist politicians as though they are at a Jonas Brothers concert." He also had rather choice words for young Obama supporters stuck in a "brainless slumber" on Fox Business Channel's April 2 broadcast of "Imus in the Morning." "Somebody about your age - mouthpiece of Franken -…

Video -- Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) Calls $6.4 Billion Given to 440 Phanto

April 2nd, 2010 2:25 PM

NewsBusters Interview: Jason Mattera, Author of 'Obama Zombies

March 30th, 2010 7:04 PM
Are young people completely in the tank for Barack Obama and the left? They voted for Obama over John McCain by a greater than 2-1 margin. Obama was young, cool, good looking, and well-spoken -- all the characteristics for a winning candidate in the eyes of the nation's youth.But it was more than just Obama's charisma that handed him the youth vote in 2008. He was abetted by lapdogs in the press…

Book Review: Jason Mattera Tackles Liberal Media Bias in 'Obama Zombie

March 29th, 2010 5:12 PM
In Jason Mattera's new book "Obama Zombies" the Young America's Foundation media spokesman takes on, and takes down, the liberal machine that brainwashed a generation. As the biggest and most influential cog in the liberal propaganda machine, Mattera hits the media in the very first chapter, chronicling the most egregious instances of bias from the 2008 campaign and the impact they had on young…

Kate Zernike's Smear Victim, Jason Mattera, Calls for Her Firing, Retr

February 22nd, 2010 2:50 PM
Reporter Kate Zernike continues to take heat for her false allegation, in a February 18 post on the New York Times's "Caucus" blog, that Jason Mattera of Young America's Foundation, a speaker at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, engaged in racial stereotyping during an anti-Obama tirade.Her bizarre charge appeared under the headline: "CPAC Speaker Bashes Obama, in…

Surprise: NY Times Finds Racial Stereotyping at Conservative Conventio

February 19th, 2010 4:38 AM
The New York Times suggests racist appeals were afoot at the Conservative Political Action Conference that kicked off Thursday morning in Washington. Reporter Kate Zernike filed on the paper's "Caucus" blog Thursday to chide as offensive "some" CPAC speakers, by which she evidently meant one in particular, young conservative author Jason Mattera: "CPAC Speaker Bashes Obama, in Racial Tones." The…