Matthew Sheffield is a journalist and podcaster. His work focuses on the alt-right Sheffield has been a reporter for The Hill, a columnist for Salon, and a columnist for The Washington Times. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, AlterNet, The American Conservative, and National Review. Before turning his attention to the alt-right, Sheffield was affiliated with conservative groups like the Washington Examiner and the Media Research Center. He co-created and wrote for NewsBusters, a media criticism website operated by the Media Research Center.
Matthew Sheffield, founder of Newsbusters and The Washington Examiner, joins to discuss the role that right-wing media plays in fueling the deep political divide in America. The Tennessee Holler is powered by people - Subscribe and Support to help keep us hollerin. --- Send in a voice message:
Matthew Sheffield started his career as a conservative blogger. He says many Americans don’t understand how powerful right-wing media really is -- or how damaging it is to American democracy. Now, he says he wants to free people from it. Matthew Sheffield, Nicole Hemmer and Eliana Johnson join Meghna Chakrabarti. 
Live, Local, & Progressive w/Joan Esposito Monday, Nov. 16th 2020 Featuring guests: Conservative Journalist Matthew Sheffield & Jake Grumbach, Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington.
The NY Times interviews Matthew Sheffield, who "built conservative media" and is now working "to help free people from it." The father of conservative media -- talking smack about his children -- claims Facebook enables the far right, says right-wingers don't understand the purpose of journalism, and conservative journalists are much more biased than liberals. Has "the paper of record" finally found Bizarro Bill Whittle? Bill Whittle Now with Scott Ott is a production of our Members. Join them now, or make a one-time donation at
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