Accuracy in Media

Washington Post Fact Checker Wants Media to Challenge Trump’s Inaccurate Statements, but Ignores Similar Treatment for Hillary

The Washington Post Fact Checker column, which has analyzed the accuracy of both Republican and Democratic politicians’ public statements for the past eight years, is puzzled at the media’s reluctance to challenge presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump over the numerous inaccurate statements he has made since declaring his candidacy for the presidency last year. According […]

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What Media Bias? CNN Neglects to Mention that Op-Ed Writer Raised More than $1 Million for Hillary in 2008

CNN dropped the ball yesterday when an op-ed on its website that extolled the virtues of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton failed to identify the writer, Eleni Kounalakis, as a million dollar bundler for Hillary in 2008, as well as a former ambassador. Kounalakis did her best to defend Clinton against charges that she accomplished little […]

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CNN calls Synagogue Attack, an Attack on a “Mosque”

WASHINGTON — The Washington Free Beacon reported CNN has pulled yet another news reporting mistake. This time, they called a Jewish synagogue a “mosque.” A synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel was attacked by two Palestinian terrorists. Four Israeli civilians were killed, and three of them were Israeli-American. But, the mislabeling did not stop there, as CNN’s […]

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Gruber-ing: The New ObamaCare Lies Timeline

Jonathan Gruber, a MIT economist who was instrumental in helping craft the ObamaCare healthcare law, has been exposed as a liar, but largely by the conservative media. His statements have also exposed the political maneuvers of the administration in crafting Obamacare. Conservative media outlets, based off of the findings of Rich Weinstein (a disenchanted American […]

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May 2016

5/9/2016 - Washington Post Fact Checker Wants Media to Challenge Trump’s Inaccurate Statements, but Ignores Similar Treatment for Hillary

November 2015

11/24/2015 - Survey: 65% Say News Media Has a “Negative Effect” On the Country

August 2015

8/18/2015 - What Media Bias? CNN Neglects to Mention that Op-Ed Writer Raised More than $1 Million for Hillary in 2008

April 2015

4/25/2015 - Reed Irvine Awards: Judge Jeanine Pirro, Congressman Lamar Smith and Chris Plante Receive Awards

4/23/2015 - Liberal Media Fact Checkers Won’t Fact Check Obama’s Less-War-Today Comments

March 2015

3/23/2015 - VIDEO: Obama blames Social Media, 24-Hour News Cycle for Hyping Crises under His Watch

February 2015

2/15/2015 - More Brian Williams Myths Exposed by Washington Post

2/15/2015 - Professor Blames Conservatives for Putting Liberal Media’s Credibility into Question

November 2014

11/19/2014 - CNN calls Synagogue Attack, an Attack on a “Mosque”

11/17/2014 - Gruber-ing: The New ObamaCare Lies Timeline

October 2014

10/24/2014 - NBC’s Chuck Todd: Fox News Obsessed With Media Bias

September 2014

9/29/2014 - Gun Rights Policy Conference Scores a Bullseye

9/18/2014 - David Gregory Lashes Out at Media “Laziness”

July 2014

7/17/2014 - Liberal Media Criticizes Israel, Ignores 1000s of Rockets fired by Hamas

7/2/2014 - Hillary Clinton says much of what is written about her is “Inaccurate or unimportant to me”

May 2014

5/13/2014 - Reuters Claims “Rising U.S. Economy” could save Democrats in 2014 Midterm Elections

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

January 2014

1/17/2014 - MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Airs His Own Anti-Christie Ad [Video]

1/2/2014 - SeaTac $15 Minimum Wage partly struck down by Courts

November 2013

11/24/2013 - Media Tries to Sell ObamaCare Enrollment Boost

11/9/2013 - Oh the Irony: Former MSNBC host loses Health Insurance due to ObamaCare

11/5/2013 - New York Mayor’s Race: Socialist Bill de Blasio might run away with it

October 2013

10/29/2013 - Reuters avoids any News of ObamaCare and Obama’s Lies

10/24/2013 - Reuters: ObamaCare doesn’t lead to part-time work

10/18/2013 - Chris Matthews Claims that “Group Pressure” Leads MSNBC to Be More Partisan [Video]

September 2013

9/5/2013 - Kurtz’s MediaBuzz Debuts Sunday on Fox News

August 2013

8/30/2013 - No Opinion: Philadelphia Inquirer Cutting Op-Ed Pages in Half Due to Bias

8/19/2013 - Press whines that August is a Bad Month for…Obama’s Vacation?

8/13/2013 - NPR’s Michele Norris Hosts Obamas

8/9/2013 - New York Times Not For Sale—But It Should Be

July 2013

7/29/2013 - Reuters Pushes “ObamaCare Foot Soldiers train to enroll the Masses” article

7/22/2013 - Barack Obama divides America with Trayvon Martin speech

January 2013

1/22/2013 - CBS News’ Political Director Urges Obama to “Destroy the GOP”

December 2012

12/31/2012 - Another Banner Year for Media Bias

November 2012

11/23/2012 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin: “We Are Not Pro-Obama”

11/20/2012 - Media Gave Romney the Shaft During Election

August 2012

8/23/2012 - Jake Tapper: “Media Helped Tip the Scales” Towards Obama in 2008

8/22/2012 - Media Credibility Hits New Lows

8/20/2012 - In the Tank? Mark Halperin Admits the Media are Helping Obama on Romney Tax Return Issue

8/20/2012 - Boston Globe Calls for Biden to Apologize for “Chains” Remark

July 2012

7/24/2012 - Chris Matthews Only Tells Half the Story on Zell Miller

7/16/2012 - Washington Post Ombudsman Urges Paper to Distinguish News from Opinion On Front Page

7/13/2012 - FactCheck.org and CNN Don’t Buy Boston Globe Story on Bain

June 2012

6/22/2012 - Politico Suspends Reporter for Suggesting Romney is Only Comfortable Around “White Folks”

6/22/2012 - MSNBC: Romney More Comfortable on ‘White’ Fox News

6/19/2012 - Fmr. Democratic Rep. Davis: Voter ID Laws DO NOT Disenfranchise Minorities

6/14/2012 - NBC’s Matthews to Elizabeth Warren: “Let me help you with this”

6/12/2012 - NBC’s Mitchell to Romney Spokesman: “You People”

6/11/2012 - NBC’s Jansing Parrots Obama Talking Points on Public Sector Jobs

6/11/2012 - CNN: Media to be Tough on Romney as His Chances Improve

6/11/2012 - MSNBC’s Matthews Defends Obama Against WashPost Reporter

6/11/2012 - Obama Economic Talking Points Dominate MSNBC News Reporting [VIDEO]

6/8/2012 - Fox and Friends’ Controversial Anti-Obama Video

6/6/2012 - Obama and Israel: The Undermining of a Historic Relationship

6/4/2012 - MSNBC’s Matthews Chides Clinton Over Birtherism

6/4/2012 - MSNBC’s Matthews Criticizes Obama’s Negative Campaign Strategy

May 2012

5/31/2012 - NBC’s Matthews Promotes Fraudulent Voting Practices

5/29/2012 - NBC News Repudiates Chris Hayes’ Hero Remark

5/25/2012 - Dan Rather Claims the Media too CONSERVATIVE, Corporatist

5/23/2012 - NBC’s Matthews Concerned that Obama Doesn’t Have Enough Media Surrogates

5/22/2012 - Dem. Congressman on MSNBC: Mitt Romney, Bain “Raping” Companies

5/22/2012 - New York Times Public Editor to Depart in September

5/21/2012 - Washington Post Ombudsman Admits Paper Falls Short on Catholic Coverage

5/21/2012 - Exposing Communist China’s Forced Abortion and Gendercide Policies [Graphic]

5/15/2012 - Media Mashup: The View’s Tough Questions for Obama

5/15/2012 - TIME’s Halperin: Press is VERY Sympathetic to Obama Narrative on Bain

5/14/2012 - Newsweek/Daily Beast Columnist Makes Hitler Comparison with Ann Romney

5/11/2012 - MSNBC Mashup: Bullying Mitt Romney

5/11/2012 - What About Obama’s High School Years?

April 2012

4/26/2012 - Bias Clips: O’Reilly Takes NBC News to Task Over Media Bias

4/23/2012 - NY Times Public Editor Admits Paper Has a Pro-Obama Bias

4/22/2012 - My Earth Day Celebration

4/16/2012 - Fox Mole: Fox News promotes race-baiting comments

4/14/2012 - NRA Takes Aim At the Media

4/12/2012 - Bias Clips: Al-Jazeera Whitewashes OWS Crimes, Demonizes Police

February 2012

2/23/2012 - NYT’s Bill Keller: “If We Were Objective, We Would Be Tedious to Read”

2/16/2012 - The Obama Thrill Is Coming Back for Chris Matthews

January 2012

1/22/2012 - Herman Cain on Gingrich Response to Media: “Love It”

1/19/2012 - Bill Clinton Calls MSNBC “Our Version of Fox”

1/8/2012 - Gingrich Goes After Liberal Media Bias During New Hampshire Debate [Video]

1/6/2012 - TIME’s Mark Halperin Admits the Media Are Going After Romney

1/5/2012 - AIM Kicks Off the 2012 Bias Watch [Video]

1/5/2012 - MEDIA BIAS: Republican Presidential Candidates Feel It

December 2011

12/29/2011 - Washington Post Also Apologizes for Story Linking Romney to the KKK

12/28/2011 - The Deceptions of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, and Ron Paul

12/21/2011 - Bill Clinton Says That the Media Favored Obama Over Hillary in 2008

12/19/2011 - Israel: Violent Rioters and Media Goons

12/18/2011 - Shocker! Whoopi Goldberg Defends Romney’s “Zany” Quote [Video]

12/16/2011 - Media Double Standard : Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party

12/12/2011 - Gingrich Is Smarter than the News Media

12/7/2011 - Americans Distrust the National Media [Video]

12/7/2011 - Gingrich Charge of a Socialist America Confirmed

November 2011

11/28/2011 - Chris Matthews: “National Media Leans a Little to the Left”

11/23/2011 - CNN’s Debate Spin

October 2011

10/18/2011 - P.U. to Pew Media Bias Survey

10/16/2011 - W.H. Chief of Staff Says Some in the Media “Carry Water” for Politicians [Video]

10/4/2011 - Rapid Fire – October 4, 2011

September 2011

9/23/2011 - Poll: 55% of Americans Distrust the Media

9/13/2011 - Ed Henry: “Everybody Freaked Out When I Started Asking Tough Questions At Fox”

August 2011

8/13/2011 - CBS to Bill Itself As the Network of “Original Reporting”

July 2011

7/10/2011 - AP Tells Staff to Keep Their Opinions to Themselves

June 2011

6/22/2011 - Ed Henry’s Move to Fox Raises Media Matters’ Ire

6/21/2011 - Are the Media Building Up Bachmann to Bring Down Romney? [Video]

6/12/2011 - Lib Comedian Garofalo: ‘Weiner is Being Thrown Under the Bus’

April 2011

4/29/2011 - HuffPo to Absorb “AOL News”

March 2011

3/21/2011 - What Liberal Bias? Biden Hires WaPo Reporter

3/17/2011 - Washington Post Website: Fair and Balanced?

3/9/2011 - NPR’s Vivian Schiller Resigns

3/8/2011 - NPR Prez: ‘We Receive Lots of Criticism for Being Too Conservative’

February 2011

2/23/2011 - Al-Jazeera’s D.C. Bureau Chief: “I Don’t Know What Objective Journalism Is”

2/22/2011 - Wisconsin Protesters Try to Disrupt Fox News

2/20/2011 - Citing Impartiality BBC to Increase U.S. News Coverage

2/17/2011 - FCC Commisioner Calls for Government Involvement in Journalism

January 2011

1/31/2011 - Brokaw: ‘Commentators Anchoring Political Coverage Incompatible’

1/31/2011 - Dan Rather: ‘Biased Media Threatens U.S.’

1/21/2011 - The Thrill Is Back for Chris Matthews

1/19/2011 - Olbermann Twists Poll Numbers to Tie Tea Party to Violence

1/5/2011 - Former Washington Post Executive Editor Says Paper Has No Point of View

December 2010

12/30/2010 - Olbermann Promotes Flawed Conservative Media Bias Study

12/22/2010 - MSNBC Prez Admits That Ed Schultz Has “Crossed the Line” A Couple of Times

12/16/2010 - CNN Spins the Ratings In Its Favor

September 2010

9/16/2010 - NYT Hating on Republicans Again