Accuracy in Media

ESPN is Set to Lay Off Workers Before Christmas

ESPN has outbid their competitors for major live television events rights, such as professional basketball (NBA), Monday Night Football (MNF) games, and Major League Baseball (MLB) games. However, that bill has come due because of declining cable subscribers due to cord-cutting among Millennials. ESPN had a massive wave of layoffs earlier this year, but reports […]

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Jemele Hill Suspension Just Might Do ESPN Some Good

Reaction to Jemele Hill’s suspension from ESPN for urging a boycott of Jerry Jones’ advertisers has demonstrated, if nothing else, the lack of civics education in the country. But it may provide some long-term benefits. Hill tweeted: “This play always work. Change happens when advertisers are impacted. If you feel strongly about JJ’s statement, boycott […]

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Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN for Latest Social Media Post

On Sept. 11, Jemele Hill tweeted that President Donald Trump is a white supremacist after a woman died during a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va. Her employer, ESPN, received significant criticism for her remarks and pushed Hill to apologize. Instead, Hill issued a statement that said she was sorry for portraying ESPN in a bad light, […]

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WaPo’s Margaret Sullivan Defends ESPN Writer’s Anti-Trump Tweets

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan defended ESPN’s Jemele Hill’s tweets that called President Trump a white supremacist and said he was unqualified to be president. Hill’s halfhearted apology was good enough for Sullivan, said tweets from Trump and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders were inappropriate. It is, for example, wildly inappropriate for […]

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National Association of Black Journalists Backs ESPN Host over Calling Trump ‘White Supremacist’

The National Association of Black Journalists issued a statement on Wednesday supporting ESPN’s Jemele Hill after she issued a series of tweets attacking President Trump, calling him a “white Supremacist” and “unqualified and unfit to be president,” citing her First Amendment rights to do so. Jemele Hill is an award-winning, veteran journalist who has distinguished […]

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Bias Buzz Podcast- Trump’s Arizona Rally Sets Media Afire, ESPN’s Robert Lee Facepalm, Steve Bannon’s WH Departure,Statue Removal Madness and More

Episode 86. In this week’s episode, Don and Brian analyze President Trump’s Phoenix, Az rally, Steve Bannon’s White House departure, ESPN’s Robert Lee facepalm, Trump’s Afghanistan 180, Hillary Clinton being “creeped out” by Trump and more. Please SUBSCRIBE on iTunes. SoundCloud audio is below.

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November 2017

11/13/2017 - ESPN is Set to Lay Off Workers Before Christmas

October 2017

10/10/2017 - Jemele Hill Suspension Just Might Do ESPN Some Good

10/10/2017 - Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN for Latest Social Media Post

September 2017

9/28/2017 - ESPN’s Jemele Hill Admits She Shouldn’t Have Vented About Trump

9/26/2017 - Media Fails to Point Out Only 12% of NFL Players Protested National Anthem

9/20/2017 - WaPo’s Margaret Sullivan Defends ESPN Writer’s Anti-Trump Tweets

9/15/2017 - National Association of Black Journalists Backs ESPN Host over Calling Trump ‘White Supremacist’

9/12/2017 - ESPN Continues Streak of Playing ‘MSNBC With Footballs’

August 2017

8/25/2017 - Bias Buzz Podcast- Trump’s Arizona Rally Sets Media Afire, ESPN’s Robert Lee Facepalm, Steve Bannon’s WH Departure,Statue Removal Madness and More

8/24/2017 - MSNBC’s Morning Joe Calls ESPN’s Robert Lee Decision ‘Really Dumb’ [Video]

8/24/2017 - Reuters Called ESPN Asian Announcer Robert Lee a ‘Namesake’ of Confederate General

8/24/2017 - After Backlash over ESPN’s Robert Lee Decision, ESPN President Blasts FOX Sports Personality for Politicizing the Story

8/24/2017 - Bias Buzz Podcast- Trump’s Arizona Rally Sets Media Afire, ESPN’s Robert Lee Facepalm, Steve Bannon’s WH Departure,Statue Removal Madness and More

8/24/2017 - ESPN Swaps Announcer from UVA Football Game ‘Because of the Coincidence of His Name’

May 2017

5/21/2017 - ESPN’s Le Batard: Accusations of Network’s Liberal Bias Coming from Those Bothered by Diversity

April 2017

4/5/2017 - ESPN Issues New Political and Election Guidelines to Employees

March 2017

3/20/2017 - ESPN No Longer Seen as Apolitical, Struggles with Internal Politics after Trump’s Election, writes ESPN Public Editor

3/20/2017 - Disney CEO Defends Disney, ABC from Allegations of Media Bias

February 2017

2/27/2017 - Retired WNBA Player said 98% of League is Gay, was Bullied as a Straight Player

2/16/2017 - President Trump Won’t Fill Out a College Basketball Bracket

2/9/2017 - ESPN’s Sage Steele was Right to Call Out Airport Protesters

December 2016

12/30/2016 - Fox News Tops All of Cable in 2016

October 2016

10/24/2016 - Report: Former MLBer Curt Schilling Joining Breitbart

June 2016

6/2/2016 - Baylor President Ken Starr Resigns after Football Team’s Sexual Assault Cover-Up Scandal

May 2016

5/26/2016 - Baylor Fires Football Head Coach after Sexual Assaults Cover-Up

5/5/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- Donald Trump Now the Presumptive GOP Nominee, Hillary Clinton vs. Coal Miners, the Obama Economy and Curt Schilling.

5/3/2016 - ESPN Erases Curt Schilling from History

April 2016

4/29/2016 - Curt Schilling, Fired ESPN Baseball Analyst, Blasts Former Colleagues

4/23/2016 - ESPN’s Firing of Curt Schilling is Similar to People of Faith’s Stance on Marriage

4/21/2016 - ESPN Fires Curt Schilling due to PC Culture

4/1/2016 - US Women’s Soccer Players File Suit for Equal Pay

March 2016

3/23/2016 - LOL: ESPN Co-Host Mocks Obama’s Pitching Abilities

3/21/2016 - ESPN SportsCenter Tweets about Fidel Castro and His Love of Sports

3/11/2016 - Dikta: ESPN Contributor Role was My Decision, Not a Result of Criticizing Obama

January 2016

1/8/2016 - ESPN to Air Duke Lacrosse Hoax Documentary, Highlights Due Process

December 2015

12/31/2015 - Fox News Blew Away the Competition (Again) in 2015

October 2015

10/28/2015 - ESPN Sports Personality Tony Kornheiser Compares Tea Party to ISIS

September 2015

9/11/2015 - Man in the Red Bandana: The Story of Welles Crowther who Saved People on 9/11

9/4/2015 - No More TV Broadcasts for ESPN’s Curt Schilling after Tweet

April 2015

4/8/2015 - Fox News Chairman Ailes: “We’re Competing with TNT, USA and ESPN,” not CNN or MSNBC

January 2015

1/4/2015 - RIP Stuart Scott, We’ll Miss You

November 2014

11/18/2014 - “Today Show” Boss Fired After Less Than 3 Months on the Job

December 2013

12/3/2013 - CNN President Jeff Zucker: “We Need More Shows and Less Newscasts”

October 2013

10/31/2013 - Boston celebrates 1st World Series-clinching Win at Fenway in 95 years

August 2013

8/15/2013 - Keith Olbermann: Al Gore Is a “Clod”

July 2013

7/23/2013 - NYT Public Editor: Nate Silver Never Fit Into the Times “Culture”—Was “Disruptive”