Accuracy in Media

Couric Apologizes for “Misleading” Gun Documentary Edit

Katie Couric, who came under heavy criticism last week after it was revealed that her documentary, “Under the Gun,” had been selectively edited to make gun rights activists look stupid, posted a statement on the film’s website last night apologizing for the “misleading” edit: “As Executive Producer of ‘Under the Gun,’ a documentary film that […]

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Virginia Governor’s Gun Ban has No Teeth, Critics Allege

Wait, so it’s a paper dragon? Virginia’s Democratic governor, Terry MacAuliffe, wishes it had more sway, huh? The gun ban instituted in certain government buildings by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) last October does not make gun carry in those locations illegal, the state government clarified. The “no guns” signs posted in certain public buildings throughout […]

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Survey finds Chicago Criminals Buy Illegal Guns from Family and Friends, Not Gun Owners or Gun Shops

Wait, criminals will conduct illegal and illicit activity to circumvent the law? NO WAY *sarcasm*. A survey conducted by researchers from Duke University and the University of Chicago found that Chicago criminals obtained their firearms almost exclusively from friends and family. The survey, funded by the Joyce Foundation and set to be published in the October […]

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New York Times Misfires In Editorial Blasting NRA Meeting

The New York Times was a little too quick to pull the trigger in an April 10 editorial, which blasted the annual NRA meeting in Nashville for banning working guns: No Firing Pins, Please, as the N.R.A. Gathers Seventy-thousand people are expected to attend the National Rifle Association’s convention opening on Friday in Tennessee, and not […]

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Winners and Losers in the NRA Primary

Every four years the NRA annual meeting turns into an early version of the Republican presidential primary, and last week’s meeting in Nashville was no exception. Appearing before approximately 5,000 attendees in the ballroom of the Music City Center, and hundreds if not thousands of others watching on closed-circuit televisions scattered throughout the center, a […]

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls to Address NRA Convention

As the presidential election season begins, many of the Republican presidential hopefuls will be trekking to Nashville today to address the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association (NRA). The hopefuls will try to out “pro-gun” each other in an effort to gain support for their mostly yet-to-be-announced campaigns. The aspirants addressing the meeting today will […]

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Jake Tapper: Media Have a “Cultural Bias”

CNN’s Jake Tapper was asked about media bias during an “Ask Me Anything” session with Reddit users on Wednesday: Do you believe there is bias in mainstream media? If yes, which way does it slant and which networks? Yes I do, but I also think it’s more complicated than just liberal bias. I think there are […]

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May 2016

5/31/2016 - Couric Apologizes for “Misleading” Gun Documentary Edit

5/18/2016 - Gun Control Advocate Rachel Maddow Says “Shooting is Fun”

5/11/2016 - Virginia Governor’s Gun Ban has No Teeth, Critics Allege

February 2016

2/4/2016 - Thanks, Obama? Another Gun Sales Record in January

November 2015

11/10/2015 - After 15 Years, Maryland Finally Shuts Down Gun Database

September 2015

9/4/2015 - Survey finds Chicago Criminals Buy Illegal Guns from Family and Friends, Not Gun Owners or Gun Shops

April 2015

4/14/2015 - New York Times Misfires In Editorial Blasting NRA Meeting

4/13/2015 - Winners and Losers in the NRA Primary

4/10/2015 - GOP Presidential Hopefuls to Address NRA Convention

October 2013

10/11/2013 - Jake Tapper: Media Have a “Cultural Bias”

January 2013

1/15/2013 - Obama Blames Gun Owners for “Ginning up Fear,” Sparking Record Gun Sales

December 2012

12/20/2012 - ABC’s Jake Tapper Nails Obama for Being AWOL on Gun Violence [Video]

March 2011

3/15/2011 - MSNBC Gets A Little Gun Shy