Accuracy in Media
The Guardian Slams Billy Graham in Story Following His Death
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:47:12 +0000
Billy Graham, America’s pastor, died Wednesday at age 99. Many mainstream media outlets took care to point out Graham had made statements about being uncomfortable with Jews and gays but otherwise treated the death of a man who is said to have led millions of people to Jesus with respect. But there were a few […]
Florida Shooting Town Hall Yields Just One ‘Solution’ Media Finds Acceptable
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:36:11 +0000
The Florida high school shooting provides the best opportunity since Newtown to enact gun control legislation, according to many mainstream media outlets. From the day of the shooting, when they took to Twitter and elsewhere to tell America what it could do with its “thoughts and prayers,” to Wednesday, when they cheered as students protested, […]
Everytown or CNN? Media Outlet Lists Republican Politicians Based on Assault Weapons Ban Vote
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:43:08 +0000
CNN has been criticized significantly by conservatives for its anti-Trump headlines, chyrons, pundits and contributors. In a recent social media post on Twitter, CNN blurred the lines between journalism and political advocacy by listing every single Republican politician in the Florida state legislature who voted against a recent bill to ban assault weapons: Here are […]
WaPo: Trump’s ICE Arresting Immigrants ‘Who Thought They Were Safe’
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:50:00 +0000
The Washington Post did not agree with President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement policies, where he promised on the campaign trail and once he took office to clamp down on illegal immigration and crimes committed by that segment of the population. In a recent article, the Post took issue with Immigration, Customs and Enforcement on “slapping […]
Slate: Users Tweeting in Favor of Conservative Views Have Been Duped by Russia
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:43:57 +0000
Every time a story comes out and the public is trying to make sense of it, the mainstream media will claim that while the conservative take on the story might be gaining acceptance, but that’s only because its reach is being expanded dramatically by Russian bots. This came to the fore when Special Counsel Robert […]
Media Paints Kasich as ‘Reasonable Republican’
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:36:13 +0000
John Kasich is practically the poster child for mainstream media bias. If his name is in a piece, it’s usually to show how this “reasonable Republican” speaks for the people. And if only the Deplorables would realize Kasich, as opposed to President Trump, is the future of the party, the media would find some nice […]
Nicolle Wallace: ‘Obama Didn’t Have a Network Distorting the Truth for It — Trump Does’
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:31:44 +0000
Former White House communications director under George W. Bush Nicolle Wallace, who is now an MSNBC anchor, took a potshot at Fox News when she said that President Obama didn’t have a network distorting the truth for him like President Trump does. Wallace made her remarks after reading a tweet from former U.S. Ambassador to […]
CNN Blames NRA for Preventing Passage of Expanded Background Checks
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:25:15 +0000
In CNN editor Chris Cillizza’s recent analysis, headlined, “1 number that explains the total madness of gun politics,” Cillizza pointed to a Quinnipiac poll figure to validate his point of how politicians aren’t doing enough on gun control. Cillizza pointed to the 97 percent of Americans who support expanded background checks. However, he did not elaborate […]
Media Glosses Over NBC Investigation Where Downtown San Francisco is a Dirty, Unsanitary Place
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:58:20 +0000
NBC News conducted a survey of downtown San Francisco, Calif., and found disturbing results in the course of their survey. The survey asked how dirty respondents thought the city is, and the answer, based on a survey of 153 blocks, the city is very dirty: An NBC Bay Area Investigation reveals a dangerous mix of […]
Media: Trump Didn’t Collude, But He Should Still Do Something About Collusion
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:58:10 +0000
Looking for a new narrative after a Trump-Russia collusion story fell apart last Friday, the mainstream media circled back to Russia — and how President Trump should focus on Russia anyway. Trump declared victory after Special Counsel Robert Mueller put to rest the narrative the president colluded with Russia with his indictment of 13 Russians […]