The original headline at Media Matters was "Beck sidekicks Gray and Burguiere: Keith Olberman and media responsible for Manchester shooting," and their video clip excluded the following remark by either Grey or Burguiere that "Keith Olbermann was not responsible for any shooting.” That part was left out of the Media Matters audio clip because Media Matters cut the audio off right before Gray and Burguiere made that clear.
Since then, Media Matters of America has changed that headline to "Beck sidekicks equate linking Beck to CA shooter with blaming Olbermann for Manchester rampage," and extended the audio clip to include the clarification about this that the two made. Here's the full audio from Media Matters now.
Media Matters also added a comment, "CORRECTION: The original headline on this clip did not make clear that Beck's co-hosts were being satirical when they linked MSNBC host Keith Olbermann to the Manchester shooting. The original clip also did not include their subsequent statements that Olbermann was not responsible for the shooting. Media Matters regrets the error."
On his webcast of August 10th, Beck excoriates Media Matters:
"I'll show you one of [progressive's] blatant lies next...." Beck first makes a sales pitch for Carbonite.com, a company that apparently has not joined well over 100 others in the boycott against Beck. He then continues:
Now speaking of dorks in their mom's basement, Media Matters...They edited Stu and Pat wildly out of context, and here's the edited clip. [He plays the original segment Media Matters posted without the clarification his sidekicks went on to make.] That's where Media Matters left it. Unfortunately, for them, here's the rest of the clip. [Beck played the remaining remarks they made which Media Matters now includes in their clip.] Kind of helpful to include that part, no? This issued a statement saying they regret the error. That was an error? My response to that is, 'Media Matters baseless said they regret doing baseless doing smear campaigns that they do on a daily basis...They don't regret it. The ends justifies the means to progressives. Their only goal is to discredit you, me or anybody else, any conservative that stands in their way. Maybe even, you know, get us off the air. This is a group literally created by Hillary Clinton. [Quoting no one specifically] 'Glenn Beck baselessly smears and distorts.' Baselessly? Really? Roll the tape: [Video of Mrs. Clinton speaking] '...progressive infrastructure, institutions that I helped start, like Media Matters and Center for American Progress...' [Beck cutting her off] Ah yes, the woman who models herself after the early 20th century progressives like Woodrow Wilson. So, she was involved in creating Media Matters. And they are funded by a George Soros front group that's hiding behind another George Soros front group. That's all these guys are, a political mouthpiece. And that's great, you know. You can be a progressive hack site if you want to be. Just be honest and upfront about who you really are. Until then, no need to apologize, because, ha ha ha, I know you, and you don't mean it.
Beck's criticism would not ring so hallow if he would express regret for "Breitbarting" (yes, it has become a verb now) President Obama's G-20 press conference on June 29th. On his show that day, Beck not only pieced two unrelated video clips together, but he proceeded to turn Obama's call for a "level playing field" for trade with China into a completely baseless distortion about the President wanting to level all incomes around the world to $14,602/year. In other words, Beck is hypocritically guilty of doing what Breitbart did to Shirley Sharrod and what Media Matters did to Grey and Burguiere only worse. He has not even acknowledged this video editing, and the mainstream media has not yet noticed Beck's June 29th example of Beck's video editing or this subsequent hypocrisy with his attack on Media Matters.
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