Accuracy in Media

NBC News Chairman Says More Changes to Come at MSNBC

NBC News chairman Andrew Lack, who was hired in April to oversee NBC News and MSNBC, told Variety’s Brian Steinberg that he isn’t finished making changes at the struggling cable network. Lack has reworked MSNBC’s daytime programming with the jettisoning of low-rated programs hosted by Joy Reid, Ronan Farrow, Ed Schultz and Al Sharpton in […]

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MSNBC’s Alex Wagner: “Damning Emerging Consensus” Among Democrats that Sanders May Win Iowa and New Hampshire [Video]

The third quarter fundraising totals are in for the presidential candidates. On the Democratic side, socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) came so surprisingly close to frontrunner Hillary Clinton that MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell said he was stunned, and that it called into question Hillary’s supposed ability to raise vast sums of money. “I find it stunning […]

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NY Times’ Jeremy Peters: Media Matters Exists to “Misdirect” Attacks on Hillary Clinton [Video]

New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters appeared on MSNBC’s Now with Alex Wagner yesterday to discuss the controversy surrounding the Clintons. The issues were whether or not they provided favors in return for money that either they or their family foundation received over the years, as alleged in the new book Clinton Cash, and how they were […]

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NYT’s Confessore: “Even the Most Ardent” Clinton Supporter Should Be Concerned About Wiping Email Server [Video]

Hillary Clinton’s email scandal has even been too egregious for the liberal media to completely ignore. The New York Times’ Nick Confessore is the latest journalist to express his doubts about Clinton’s explanation of why she not only used a private email server, but why the server was wiped clean. Confessore appeared Monday on MSNBC’s Now […]

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MSNBC’s Ratings Hit 8-Year Low in July

  Thanks in large part to a busy news month—with the shooting down of Malaysian Air flight MH17 over Ukraine and the crash of two other airplanes—MSNBC slid to an eight-year low in the primetime A25-54 demo. MSNBC averaged 152,000 viewers in the demo, compared to 164,000 at CNN and 299,000 at Fox News. It […]

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Chris Matthews’ Benghazi-Free Zone [Video]

While most of the media discussed, in one way or another, that newly released emails revealed a direct connection between Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes and former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s controversial remarks on the attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound in Benghazi, MSNBC’s Chris Matthew chose to avoid the subject on his program Tuesday. […]

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October 2015

10/6/2015 - NBC News Chairman Says More Changes to Come at MSNBC

10/2/2015 - MSNBC’s Alex Wagner: “Damning Emerging Consensus” Among Democrats that Sanders May Win Iowa and New Hampshire [Video]

July 2015

7/23/2015 - MSNBC to Shake-Up Daytime Programming—Goodbye Ed Schultz, Hello Chuck Todd

May 2015

5/12/2015 - VIDEO: MSNBC Host: Hillary Clinton talks about Income Inequality when Bill Clinton Paid $500,000 Per Speech?

April 2015

4/24/2015 - NY Times’ Jeremy Peters: Media Matters Exists to “Misdirect” Attacks on Hillary Clinton [Video]

4/1/2015 - NYT’s Confessore: “Even the Most Ardent” Clinton Supporter Should Be Concerned About Wiping Email Server [Video]

March 2015

3/2/2015 - Chris Matthews: Foreign Donations, Benghazi Likely to Dog Hillary During Campaign [Video]

July 2014

7/30/2014 - MSNBC’s Ratings Hit 8-Year Low in July

May 2014

5/1/2014 - Chris Matthews’ Benghazi-Free Zone [Video]

April 2013

4/17/2013 - MSNBC’s Joy Reid Praises Obama Reaction to Boston Marathon Bombings, While Criticizing Bush

November 2012

11/30/2012 - For MSNBC, the Republicans’ “War on Women” Is Alive and Well [Video]

11/6/2012 - Chris Matthews Accuses Romney’s “Revenge” Reaction Of Stoking Racial Fears

July 2012

7/15/2012 - Obama Surrogate Ed Rendell Thinks Campaign “Went A Little Bit Too far With the Felony Business”

March 2012

3/25/2012 - MSNBC Separates the News from the Views?

December 2011

12/2/2011 - Meghan McCain Shows the Love for Bachmann [Video]

November 2011

11/21/2011 - Meghan McCain Joins MSNBC As a Paid Contributor