Accuracy in Media

Why did Reuters Post a Livestream of Sean Spicer’s House after Resignation Announcement?

After the Trump administration announced the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Reuters thought it was a good idea to run a live stream video feed of Spicer’s home. WATCH LIVE: The scene outside Sean Spicer’s house following the announcement of his resignation — Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) July 21, 2017 Considering […]

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Former WH Press Secretary Carney: Obama Administration Has Been Completely “Scandal-Free” [Video]

Former Obama White House press secretary Jay Carney said on CNN’s New Day Tuesday that Obama’s presidency was completely scandal-free. Carney was asked by New Day co-host Alisyn Camerota what he thought Obama’s legacy is beyond not having any personal-life scandals? “I think that it was scandal-free beyond his personal life,” Carney said. “The man’s integrity, his decency and his optimism about America […]

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Jay Carney: White House Will Cooperate With “Legitimate” Congressional Oversight Regarding Benghazi [Video]

White House press secretary Jay Carney, showing his disapproval of the creation of a new House Select committee to investigate events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Benghazi in 2012, told reporters on Monday that the Obama administration would cooperate with “legitimate oversight” from Congress: I haven’t seen an investigation. I’ve seen a lot of rhetoric, I’ve […]

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Reports: Jay Carney to Exit White House

According to reports in The Daily Caller and Mediaite, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is preparing to leave the White House this spring. Carney first came to the White House in 2008 as Director of Communications for Vice-President Joe Biden, and was named to his current post in 2011, succeeding Robert Gibbs. In his […]

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July 2017

7/24/2017 - Why did Reuters Post a Livestream of Sean Spicer’s House after Resignation Announcement?

March 2017

3/28/2017 - Former Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest Joins NBC News, MSNBC as Political Analyst

January 2017

1/11/2017 - Former WH Press Secretary Carney: Obama Administration Has Been Completely “Scandal-Free” [Video]

October 2014

10/27/2014 - Jay Carney: Obama Doesn’t Watch Cable News—“Voracious” Reader of Print [Video]

September 2014

9/15/2014 - Carney Tells the Truth—“It’s Not Going To Be A Good Year for Democrats” [Video]

9/10/2014 - Former White House Spox Jay Carney Joins CNN as Political Commentator

July 2014

7/7/2014 - Jay Carney’s Parting Shot: Press Takes a “Shallow Approach”

May 2014

5/20/2014 - Obama Learned About VA Hospital Scandal from the News [Video]

5/6/2014 - Jay Carney: White House Will Cooperate With “Legitimate” Congressional Oversight Regarding Benghazi [Video]

March 2014

3/17/2014 - Reports: Jay Carney to Exit White House

January 2014

1/7/2014 - CBS News’ Major Garrett Presses White House on Backing Away from Obamacare Enrollment Goal [Video]

November 2013

11/27/2013 - CBS’s Sharyl Attkisson: Obama Administration Knew in 2010 That Millions Would Lose Company Provided Insurance [Video]

11/6/2013 - Jay Carney: “Communications Are Challenging Here” [Video]

11/1/2013 - White House Press Secretary Carney: Obamacare Website Has been Functional “It’s Just been Poorly Functional” [Video]

October 2013

10/22/2013 - Piers Morgan Grills Jay Carney Over Obamacare Website Failure [Video]

July 2013

7/24/2013 - Jay Carney: Obama Focused on Economy, Not “Phony Scandals” [Video]

7/10/2013 - Cat Fight on the Left Over “Fake IRS Scandal”

June 2013

6/25/2013 - Despite New Revelations, IRS Scandal is Still a Scandal

6/24/2013 - Artful Dodger? Jay Carney Has Avoided Answering Nearly 10,000 Questions Since 2011

6/13/2013 - Media Downplay Their Conflicts of Interest

May 2013

5/27/2013 - Left Tries to Redefine IRS Scandal

5/24/2013 - Jay Carney Admits White House Criticism is “Legitimate” [Video]

5/22/2013 - Jay Carney Accuses GOP of Politicizing Scandals—Brings Up Birtherism [Video]

5/22/2013 - IRS Scandal Reaches the White House

5/17/2013 - Chris Matthews Grills Carney—Even the Bush Administration Conducted Leak Investigations in Public [Video]

5/14/2013 - Fortune Teller Jay Carney Said in 2006 that He Wouldn’t be a Very Good Press Secretary [Video]

March 2013

3/6/2013 - Sequester Bluster: WaPo Fact Checker Gives Obama Four Pinocchios

September 2012

9/19/2012 - Jay Carney Gets Amnesia Over His 2008 Column Criticizing Obama [Video]

April 2012

4/20/2012 - Mutually Assured Dogstruction

December 2011

12/25/2011 - Jay Carney’s “Nastygrams” Strain White House Press Relations

October 2011

10/30/2011 - WH Chief of Staff: Obama Administration’s First Three Years Have Been “Brutal”

10/11/2011 - Jay Carney: Don’t listen to what the President says, figure out what he means

10/6/2011 - White House Press Secretary Doesn’t Think Reporters are Tough Enough

September 2011

9/16/2011 - White House: Solyndra Exec’s Visit Was for Charitable Purposes

9/7/2011 - White House Refuses to Disavow Teamsters President Hoffa’s ‘SOB ‘ Comments

9/3/2011 - W.H. Press Secretary Carney Admits He “Had A Lot to Learn” When He Began Job

August 2011

8/5/2011 - ABC’s Jake Tapper Nails Jay Carney on Obama’s Job Creation Plans

July 2011

7/29/2011 - Van Susteren Calls Carney “Petty;” Says White House Needs to “Give It A Rest”

7/28/2011 - Round Two: White House Spox Carney Goes After Fox’s Henry Again

7/27/2011 - White House’s Carney Loses Patience, Turns on Press Corps

June 2011

6/30/2011 - Carney is the White House’s Non-Answer Man

May 2011

5/8/2011 - Carney Brings Down the White House