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Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.

David Brock, the founder and CEO of Media Matters, is the author of five books, including The Republican Noise Machine: Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy, and his bestselling memoir Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative.

Ari Rabin-Havt is Media Matters's vice president of research and communication.

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Blinded by the Right
The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Written by David Brock


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 25, 2003
Price: $16.00

In a powerful and deeply personal memoir in the tradition of Arthur Koestler’s The God That Failed, David Brock, the original right-wing scandal reporter, chronicles his rise to the pinnacle of the conservative movement and his painful break with it.

David Brock pilloried Anita Hill in a bestseller. His reporting in The... Read more >
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Blinded by the Right
The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Written by David Brock


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 24, 2002
Price: $11.99

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The Fox Effect
How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine
Written by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

Based on the meticulous research of the news watchdog organization Media Matters for America, David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt show how Fox News, under its president Roger Ailes, changed from a right-leaning news network into a partisan advocate for the Republican Party.

The Fox Effect follows the career of Ailes from... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

The Fox Effect
How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine
Written by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America


Format: eBook, 227 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Free Ride
John McCain and the Media
Written by David Brock and Paul Waldman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $9.99

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Free Ride
John McCain and the Media
Written by David Brock and Paul Waldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $13.95

John McCain's underdog campaign in 2000 was one of the great surprises of recent presidential politics; portraying himself as a maverick and an outsider, McCain managed to get closer to the nomination than anyone expected. Then in 2004, there was rampant speculation in the media that McCain would join John Kerry's... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Republican Noise Machine
Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy
Written by David Brock


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: May 25, 2004
Price: $11.99

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