Accuracy in Media
‘Not My President’s Day’ Protests Held on President’s Day
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:35:43 +0000
CNN covered a rally at New York’s Columbus Circle, where about twenty attendees were there at the start. As time went on, more arrived. There are currently 8 news vans covering a 20 person protest in Columbus Circle outside Trump’s hotel #FakeNews — Brent Scher (@BrentScher) February 20, 2017 The group claimed President Donald […]
‘A Day Without Immigrants’ Protesters Lost Their Day Jobs for Skipping Out on Work Without Notice
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:34:11 +0000
An article at CNN dug into some of the reported firings by business owners after employees did not report to work and used the excuse that they were protesting for the “A Day Without Immigrants” protest held in various cities. One owner had consulted with employees who planned to protest and drew the line at […]
CPAC Rescinded Invitation for Milo Yiannopoulos to Speak after Comments Emerge
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:33:35 +0000
The controversial speaker, Milo Yiannopoulos, was invited to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (known as CPAC) held in the D.C. metropolitan area this weekend. However, after the announcement was made, several videos emerged where Yiannopoulos expressed views which referred to supporting pedophilia. His invitation was rescinded after those comments were made public. […]
Liberal Media Pounced on Trump’s Sweden Remark at Rally
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:32:33 +0000
The liberal media pounced on the story that President Donald Trump claimed there was a terrorist attack in Sweden. However, when you read the transcript, it’s not clear what he was referring to (he later clarified that he was referencing a Fox News’ Tucker Carlson segment on Sweden and crime). He said the following: You look at what’s […]
Trump Clarified Rally Remarks on Sweden and Crime
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:31:16 +0000
President Donald Trump held a rally in Melbourne, Florida and spent some time talking about terrorism and named Sweden as a victim of terrorism. In his remarks, it appeared to the liberal media that he said there was a terrorist attack in Sweden “last night.” The liberal media gloried in this made-up attack, but neglected to […]
Border Wall, or Border Fence? CNN Notes Difference of Opinion between Trump, Government Experts
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:30:10 +0000
A CNN article pointed out that some border security experts want a border fence, not a border wall as President Trump has talked about on the campaign trail and after his election. The difference is a metal fence compared to a concrete wall, where a concrete wall would be more expensive.
George & the Dragon Slayer
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:32:46 +0000
The original story of Saint George and the Dragon dates back to the 7th century, the narrative maintaining that in a fictitious town in Libya there lived a king who chose to appease the evil dragon in the town’s lake that was poisoning the countryside. With the agreement of his subjects, the appeasement involved feeding […]
When the Democrats and Russians Opposed Reagan
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:06:59 +0000
Despite this opposition, Reagan won a stunning re-election victory, carrying 49 of the 50 states over the Democratic candidate, former Vice President Walter Mondale.
President Trump Upset Liberal Media with Tweet on Media as the ‘Enemy of the American People’
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:31:48 +0000
President Donald Trump set off a weekend social media firestorm with a single tweet, which can be read below: The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2017 Outrage and criticism came from both […]
CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two Presidents to Historians
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:30:21 +0000
A survey of historians of American presidents ranked the following as the top five presidents: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or “FDR” Dwight D. Eisenhower, or “Ike” Obama made the list as the twelfth-best president and George W. Bush was ranked thirty-third. Bill Clinton climbed up to fifteenth. As an aside, […]