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Media Matters Falsely Claims It Only Got One Soros Gift. Try 5!

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Newsbusters

CNN fired commentator Jeffrey Lord after his big Twitter battle with Media Matters president Angelo Carusone. Lord had criticized the lefty outlet for being Soros-funded. Carusone repeatedly claimed on Twitter that Media Matters had only received “one donation one time…in 2010” from billionaire George Soros.

Turns out, that’s not at all true.

Soros’ Foundation to Promote Open Society (OSF) tax forms show five separate donations between 2010 and 2014 totalling $1,575,000. Soros gave the organization money every other year during that time. And, since the organization’s 990 tax forms aren’t yet available for 2016, it’s impossible to tell if that trend continued.

Of course, some media outlets reported Carusone’s falsehood from CNN to Heavy.

Carusone might be referring to the billionaire’s statement that he gave Media Matters $1 million back in 2010. Even if he is, that only accounts for part of the money, leaving another $575,000 unaccounted for and

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