Rittenhouse Announces Project to ‘Hold Media Accountable’

Kyle Rittenhouse (right) appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight to announce the launch of The Media Accountability Project (TMAP), which was formed to hold media accountable for erroneous reporting. (Screen snip, Fox News)

U.S.A.-(AmmoLand.com)- Appearing exclusively on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday, Kyle Rittenhouse—acquitted last fall by a Wisconsin jury in a trial that was considered not just a prosecution of the teen, but also an effort to destroy the right of self-defense—announced the creating of The Media Accountability Project (TMAP).

Rittenhouse was quoted by the Washington Examiner explaining that TMAP “is the official fundraising vehicle for holding the worst offenders in our activist media accountable in court. In the long term, I want to provide a platform for independent journalists who are actually committed to the truth, but for right now, accountability is priority No. 1.”

Speaking to Carlson on national television, Rittenhouse said he and his team “have decided to launch The Media Accountability Project as a tool to help fund raise and hold the media accountable for the lies they said and deal with them in court.”

“I don’t want to see anybody else have to deal with what I went through so I want to hold them accountable for what they did to me,” he said.

Among his possible targets for legal action are politicians, celebrities, athletes and Whoopi Goldberg.

“She called me a murderer after I was acquitted by a jury of my peers,” Rittenhouse stated.

But the establishment media appears to be his primary target. The Washington Examiner said Rittenhouse quoted Malcolm X when he observed, “The media is the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent.”

The teen shot three people during a night of civil unrest in Kenosha, Wis., killing two of them and leaving a third man wounded. Rittenhouse was carrying an AR-15 modern semi-auto rifle when he was pursued by several protesters, one of whom had earlier in the evening threatened to kill him. Not long after he fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum while being chased through a car lot, Rittenhouse was in the street trying to make his way to safety when he was struck in the head with a skateboard by Anthony Huber.

The attack was caught on video, a fact that likely helped the jury reach its “not guilty” verdict. Huber was also fatally wounded, and the third man, Gaige Grosskreutz, was shot as he aimed a pistol at the youth’s head.

The TMAP website is a fairly simple affair, with images of Rittenhouse and a short video message.

According to the Washington Examiner, Rittenhouse explained, “My trial exposed a deep corruption in our media that cannot go unanswered. Their blatant lies, defamation, and propaganda were malicious attempts to tear our nation apart and destroy my life — and I am committed to holding them accountable.”

Prior to introducing Rittenhouse, who was 17 at the time of the shooting in August 2020, Carlson went over some of the myths—particularly that the teen had brought the AR-15 across state lines, which was proven in court to be a false narrative. But the canard gained plenty of traction with far left commentators interviewed by cable networks CNN and MSNBC repeating it.

Rittenhouse began talking about legal action shortly after he was acquitted. He had been subjected to smears in the media and even from Joe Biden. He was labeled a “white supremacist” with no evidence of truth, and the three men he shot that night in Kenosha were all Caucasian.

As reported by AmmoLand back in November, when Rittenhouse was acquitted, the Left and commentators on some cable networks were virtually apoplectic, claiming that the young man, who has become something of an icon among conservatives, had not been held to account. But that argument was considered nonsense by conservatives who said the fact that he had been charged with and prosecuted for various crimes that could have put him in prison for life clearly refuted that allegation.

People can donate to TMAP by visiting the website and simply clicking on the “Donate Now” icon. Contributions are not tax-deductible, the website notes. TMAP is a Nevada Limited Liability Company.

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DonnyDucko

And if he happens to get filthy rich out of it so be it. I’d be more impressed if he promised to donate all the money to charity. Otherwise he just wants a pay day.

Tank

“Future generations will look back on TV as the Lead in the Water Pipes that slowly drove all the Romans mad.”
Kurt Vonnegut

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Doug G.

I’ll say it. Rittenhouse is a Hero, not because he shot 3 people, but because he survived the coordinated vengeful smear campaign by the American media complex. Not only survived, but won! The embedded clip is just evidence that they haven’t given up yet, though most of America knows by now. Once his foundation and lawsuits get going the media is will start feeling it. Of course, he would not have been there that night if the government had not given up on their duty for enforcement and control measures, allowing the city to be burned to the ground the… Read more »

Wild Bill

And because he defended the community by shooting three attacker, too.

Tank

All along the Watchtower “There must be some kind of way out of here,” Said the joker to the thief.” Written by Robert Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan Song by Jimmy Hendrix Been this way for a very long time. Media Circus has always been rigged since 1900’s in America. Edward Bernays even told us. Americans are perhaps the most easily brainwashed country b/c they can’t perceive that the system was rigged long ago by Masonic Zionism robber barons. “If we understand the mechanism and motives of the group mind, it is now possible to control and regiment the masses according… Read more »

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hippybiker

The 3 miscreants he shot in self defense were all members of that same “Tribe” and that Tribe always wants their pound of flesh!

2gats

I was glad Kyle won. I contributed to his defense fund twice.

I am also happy to see him become a millionaire from the pockets of these despicable communist losers in the media.

BUT, when Kyle came out as a blm supporter he lost me.

Tank

It’s far deeper & bigger than that. Media has been rigged since 1900’s. It’s just been weaponized & LEGALIZED since Smith-Mundt Act of 2012. It’s just a component & of part the the Great Game / Great Work-Magnum Opus / Great Reset agenda.

This is the biggest Psy Op ever attempted in World History. Far bigger than any of the staged Masonic World Wars.

Rowboat

I think that he supports BLM in the same vain as democrats support the 2nd amendment.

Doug G.

His support for BLM only extended to local issues and their right to protest, peacefully. Not, I repeat, Not BLM the organization, its goals or its message. That, he was ignorant of, as you might expect a 17 yo. non-racist white kid to be. I wouldn’t place much weight behind his one comment about it, but you do you.

Cruiser

If you want to stop dishonest media, go to the source, Anti-Constitution college Professors teaching students what to think instead of how to think.

Henry Bowman

Giving you an upvote for using Gab!! Everyone who values free speech needs to use social media that refuse to censor in any way, shape, or form! And for now, Gab is the only one. Gettr, Truth and Parler will delete posts and ban users in much the same way as Facebook and Twitter do. Social media needs to respect our liberty, NOT restrict us through the weapon called “community standards”. Unless someone is committing a crime on social media (like threatening to murder a public official, etc), all speech must be free speech.

Tank

Yep & that’s how Deep State rolls. The MAGI-CIA-NS – Architects of Chaos.

Deplorable Bill

AMMO Land why was my post not posted yet? I said nothing derogatory, made no threats, asked for no violence?

Arm up and carry on

Henry Bowman

They say it’s because of the “strict filters” that they have to use to moderate the comments section, but I believe that’s a whitewash. I have a longstanding personal practice of communicating truth through memes. I also post links to support my comments. Both of these practices, according to @Ammoland, will trigger the “Al Gore Rhythm” – BUT I’ve seen some of my posts with pics and links go up the moment I click on ‘Post Comment’ while other posts will get held for review. That tells me that Ammoland isn’t being transparent about why we keep getting unfairly penalized… Read more »

Rowboat

Make no mistake; there are a LOT of basement dwelling Soros paid scumbags on this site – now watch the downvotes start rolling in…..5, 4, 3, 2,…..

Tank

Lol

Deplorable Bill

Yup, go after the media when it lies which is most of the time. Propaganda is an evil thing. When I was young people like Cronkite actually reported honest news not opinion or propaganda. What about biden, harris and several people in congress? They all made disparaging remarks like Rittenhouse was a white supremacist, a murderer and worse and they deserve a lawsuit as well. Get them all. Help all those you can, I am certain there have been and will be more people who were treated badly by the media and presidents. America as a whole has been and… Read more »

Cruiser

Cronkrite was the start of it, when he said, “The war is unwinnable'” That statement started the anti-war movement 0f the 60’s

BillyBobTexas

“Unwinnable” as it was being run by LBJ. Actually a traitor and well…gotta’ leave it at that….

Rowboat

You’re absolutely right. “Uncle Walter “ turned the American public against the Vietnam War by that comment. This is when the Leftist media realized it could lead the sheep; this set the Stage for Rather, Wallace and others of their ilk.

Tionico

At the time I had bought off on the gummit propaganda that we “have to beat them there so we won’t have to beat them here”. That was then, and in the years since, as the blinkers have come off, and real history has become accessible, I know now tha twar WAS unwinnable. Ask a guy named Johm. John F Kendey/ WHY do you think he “had to go”? Because he wanted to get out of there. Who do you think killed him? (hint… he was NOT on the 6th FLoor of that school book warehouse). WHY was behind it?… Read more »

swmft

three shots and none was from the depository

Deplorable Bill

The war was unwinnable as the politicians forced it to be fought. “Nobody bombs an outhouse without my approval” McNamara. Actually we kicked Vietnam’s ass militarily it was politicians in Washington that screwed it up by limiting it. When you get into a fight you fight to win as fast as possible. The longer it lasts, the more casualties you get. Lots of the kids that fought there were drafted, most of them had parents or relatives who had fought in korea and further back in WW-2. War is a terrible thing and nobody with any sense goes to it… Read more »

Tionico

you mean, like SOmalia, and in particular Mogadishu? Something about some bird coloured black, if memory serves…… that debacle was 100% the fault of csome congresscritters decided to pla general and reshape the mission at the last minute.

Deplorable Bill

I don’t know the whole story, I was not there. They were denied air cover with c-130 specter gun ships. Clinton himself ended this.

Arm up and carry on

swmft

the war was to get Chinese to talk to us

Wild Bill

Yeah, McNamara turned the target list upside down. Instead of destroying the most important targets right away, the least important were targeted first. McNamara believed that by hitting increasingly valuable targets, it was a way of ratcheting up pressure and the N. Viets would give up.
What in fact happened was that the N. Viets learned how we fought and got what they needed to defend before we could destroy the most important stuff.
McNamara did not have any military training.

Treedodger

I am all for holding the biased corrupt media accountable and hope he owns them when it’s over, but why is he asking for donations? Lawyers will get their cut from proceeds, but does he intend to disburse settlements back to those that donated?

Henry Bowman

Thanks for explaining this, people need to know that this is NOT some sort of grift. I believe many of us will sooner or later face circumstances where we’ll need crowdfunding for being able to push back on those who would destroy us like what happened with Kyle, whether it be court action or MSM weaponized lies. Kyle and Nick Sandmann are not going to be isolated examples of leftist propagandists targeting us with slander!

Tank

The moment Smith-Mundt Act of 2012 that declared Propaganda legal was America’s clue. Not many paid attention & not too many are paying attention now.

2gats

There is NO ATTORNEY of national stature that would not take a case like this with so much video evidence and defendants with obviously deep pockets on contingency. NO further donations are required.

Finnky

Listen to Kyle, reread the article, and pay close attention to @Dave Workman’s comment above. The fund raising is not to support his civil suits but to prepare a fund ready to jump in and defend others attacked by the media. Sort of like SAF or GOA collecting money for campaigning against legislative attacks on our rights, Kyle is involved in building an organization which will campaign against media attacks. While he and his lawyers will do well in their civil suits, I wouldn’t hold my breath as our society revers mainstream media. Despite slander and libel being exceptions, they… Read more »