Accuracy in Media

Media shows selective outrage for COVID-19 relief funds

Headlines from several outlets show the outrage of President Donald Trump allegedly withholding COVID-19 relief funds during recent Congressional stimulus negotiations. USA Today warned that “your favorite restaurant or small business – as many as 36,000 – face closure without coronavirus relief”. Business Insider reported that “Democrats (are) outraged as Trump halts Covid stimulus talks […]

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Jake Tapper roasts former Democratic candidate for hyprocrisy

News anchors are often criticized for not questioning or fact-checking the things their guests say in interviews on their shows. But not this time for CNN host Jake Tapper. Tapper was interviewing Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a former candidate for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Klobuchar […]

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WaPo correspondent draws totally false conclusion from graphic

Among the alleged “bombshells” in Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, was a revelation that President Donald Trump considered President Barack Obama “overrated” and “not very smart.” As the media began to denounce Trump for criticizing their hero — including irony-free claims that Trump remains obsessed with Obama — Trump unleashed a tweet about his predecessor’s […]

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November 2020

11/18/2020 - HuffPost reporter publishes Pence claim easily debunked by photos

11/17/2020 - Bloomberg credits Biden – not vaccine results — for jump in Pfizer stock

October 2020

10/28/2020 - Slate writer misleads on Cory Booker exchange with Amy Coney Barrett

10/14/2020 - Media shows selective outrage for COVID-19 relief funds

September 2020

9/29/2020 - Hunter Biden gets the pass the media has never given Donald Trump Jr.

9/29/2020 - Vanity Fair writer questions Supreme Court nominee’s mothering

9/23/2020 - Jake Tapper roasts former Democratic candidate for hyprocrisy

9/17/2020 - Media outlets ignore history to blame climate change for California fires

9/16/2020 - WaPo correspondent draws totally false conclusion from graphic

9/16/2020 - Media twist the facts to blame Republicans for bill failure

9/2/2020 - Unlike Melania Trump, Joe Biden gets a pass on plagiarism

9/1/2020 - Infomercials for Government

August 2020

8/24/2020 - Media dunks on Republican governor – but the numbers don’t lie

8/21/2020 - Washington Post spins USPS story to align with Democrats’ goals

8/14/2020 - Yamiche Alcindor accidentally proves Trump right

8/7/2020 - Study: Journalists really do live in a bubble

8/5/2020 - MSNBC producer confirms network’s bias is ‘cancer,’ not an accident

8/5/2020 - NY Times paints Elizabeth Warren as ‘racially progressive,’ omits past of racial exploitation

8/4/2020 - Head of NY Times’ 1619 Project backs away from entire premise

July 2020

7/29/2020 - News, opinion staffs at Wall Street Journal clash over cancel culture

7/28/2020 - Longtime New York Magazine writer excoriates publication for its bias in resignation

7/24/2020 - Global pandemic crushes finances, ratings at NPR

7/23/2020 - Twitter bans major religious symbol, calling it ‘hateful’

7/22/2020 - Teen Vogue pushes ridiculous claim about rent on young girls

7/17/2020 - Washington Post hides bad conclusion in story forcing tie between rise in violent crime to gun sales

7/15/2020 - Joy Behar makes wildly false claim about Republicans

7/15/2020 - Journalists use faulty data to dunk on Florida

7/14/2020 - What did it take to expose Epstein? Not a call for justice, but a chance to hit Trump

7/13/2020 - Washington Post has fact-check fail in trying to dispute Trump claim

7/10/2020 - Outlets that called Trump ‘mentally unfit‘ ignore poll showing Biden might be

7/9/2020 - Fox News host: Forget the evidence – it’s a hate crime if Bubba Wallace says so

7/6/2020 - CNN names and shames advertisers that have declined to boycott Facebook

7/6/2020 - Media uses own speculation to mar positive jobs report

June 2020

6/26/2020 - CNN blasts Trump for alleged leadership failures

6/26/2020 - BuzzFeed News criticizes CDC for pandemic response, but doesn’t revise blame-Trump narrative

6/26/2020 - ESPN does not apologize for hyping noose story

6/26/2020 - MSNBC turns blind eye to past controversies as Joy Reid ascends

6/26/2020 - Teen Vogue uses platform to preach communism, Marxism to young girls 

6/25/2020 - NBC News repeats false claim that protests don’t lead to more coronavirus cases

6/25/2020 - CNN gives Pelosi soft treatment on ‘trying to get away with murder’ comment

6/25/2020 - BuzzFeed promotes protest narrative that disregards health officials’ concerns

6/24/2020 - CNN cites incomplete study to prove protests do not lead to more coronavirus cases

6/24/2020 - ABC News interview sidesteps Cuomo’s nursing homes order

6/24/2020 - ESPN jumps the gun on noose claim at NASCAR race

6/23/2020 - NBC News dismisses ‘anarchy’ in Seattle autonomous zone

6/23/2020 - CNN shields Biden from press conference criticism

6/23/2020 - NPR gets called out for misleading photo in article on white supremacy

6/22/2020 - CNN exposes hypocrisy about Trump’s rally crowd size

6/22/2020 - NBC News contradicts itself in report on TikTok users’ ‘sabotage’ of Trump rally

6/22/2020 - NY Times silent as Biden dodges press conferences

6/19/2020 - NY Times provides cover for Durbin’s offensive ‘token’ remark

6/19/2020 - CNN dismisses poll findings that show Americans believe Biden has early dementia

6/19/2020 - CBS News’ tweeted headline misleads readers about officer-involved shooting

6/18/2020 - NBC News blasts governors not considering ‘another shutdown’ as virus cases rise

6/18/2020 - NBC News interview whitewashes Virginia governor’s hypocrisy after blackface scandal

6/18/2020 - BuzzFeed News criticizes Trump administration for asylum policy

6/17/2020 - BuzzFeed News blames conservatives for Minnesota Freedom Fund controversy

6/17/2020 - NBC News reporter exposed for collaborating with left-wing British group on article

6/17/2020 - NY Times article contradicts previous stance on crowded protests

6/16/2020 - NY Times dismisses coronavirus concerns during crowded Brooklyn rally

6/16/2020 - ESPN shifts to social justice coverage as ratings crater

6/16/2020 - Hypocritical CNN editor blows up Trump-West Point ramp story

6/16/2020 - NY Times teases story with backhanded suggestion favoring gun control

6/15/2020 - CNN’s Jake Tapper stumps Omar on disbanding police narrative

6/15/2020 - NY Times overlooks Black Lives Matter criticism of potential Biden VP pick

6/15/2020 - NBC News praises Brooklyn rally, criticizes Trump for having own rally

6/12/2020 - NY Times pans Biden comparing George Floyd to MLK

6/12/2020 - CNN calls Seattle autonomous zone ‘peaceful’ despite armed checkpoints

6/12/2020 - ESPN obscures major reason Kaepernick is not playing in the NFL

6/11/2020 - NY Times praises Seattle’s protester-run autonomous zone

6/11/2020 - CNN promotes Biden theory about Trump refusing to leave if he loses the election loss

6/11/2020 - NBC News does not report on protesters’ destruction of virus testing sites

6/10/2020 - PBS reporter awarded for excellent news coverage despite her partisanship

6/10/2020 - NY Times publishes false report on George W. Bush not supporting Trump

6/10/2020 - CNN provides cover for WHO regarding its confusing coronavirus comments

6/9/2020 - ESPN erases Kaepernick’s anti-police rhetoric from history

6/9/2020 - Axios backtracks on allowing reporters to protest

6/9/2020 - NPR blasts Trump for restarting rallies this month

6/8/2020 - NBC News walks back hydroxychloroquine criticism

6/5/2020 - NBC News pushes pandemic fears to force mail voting

6/5/2020 - NBC reporter downplays DC church fire as ‘some vandalism’

6/5/2020 - BuzzFeed News praises Biden, slams Trump in news coverage

6/4/2020 - CNN piles on Trump, highlights Pelosi’s criticism

6/4/2020 - ABC News highlights protesting nurses despite risk of spreading virus

6/4/2020 - Hypocritical NY Times journalists outraged at Tom Cotton editorial

6/3/2020 - CNN obscures network president Jeff Zucker’s mayoral ambitions

6/3/2020 - New York Times lets Democrats rewrite its headline

6/3/2020 - BuzzFeed News shows major double standard in framing protests

6/2/2020 - CBS News silent on Biden’s police training comment

6/2/2020 - PBS reporter proven wrong about claims about riots, anarchists

6/2/2020 - NowThis News calls Trump a coward for moving to bunker

6/1/2020 - CNN reports on riots, remains silent on protests spreading COVID-19

6/1/2020 - Miami Herald columnist calls Republicans Trump’s ‘cult’

6/1/2020 - NowThis misleads readers on Trump’s withdrawal from WHO

May 2020

5/29/2020 - CNN’s Jim Acosta: Trump ‘is trying to silence fact-checking’

5/29/2020 - No CNN coverage of YouTube censoring criticism of Chinese government

5/28/2020 - CNN hits Fox News for not being in lock-step with coverage, ignores own hypocrisy

5/28/2020 - NowThis News disbelieves ‘so-called’ Big Tech censorship of conservatives

5/28/2020 - NY Times hides truth about Planned Parenthood’s coronavirus loans scandal

5/28/2020 - CNN silent as New York deletes controversial nursing homes order from website

5/27/2020 - NY Times silent on WHO praise of China’s COVID-19 efforts

5/27/2020 - NowThis News equates Trump’s praise for Henry Ford to anti-Semitism, Hitler

5/26/2020 - NowThis News: Trump ‘attempted extortion to swing elections in his favor’

5/26/2020 - Politico hypes potential of Trump ‘delegitimizing the election if he loses’

5/26/2020 - CNN runs with Gov. Cuomo’s Trump-blaming quotes on nursing home deaths

5/22/2020 - GQ article cherry-picks, skews facts to maintain narrative in ‘history’ of the pro-life movement

5/21/2020 - Gayle King: COVID prevented us from covering this major Biden story

5/20/2020 - BuzzFeed News attacks Trump for taking hydroxychloroquine drug

5/20/2020 - CNN claims Trump ‘sows division and confusion’ during pandemic

5/20/2020 - NY Times directs blame toward nursing home lobby, excuses Cuomo

5/19/2020 - NBC News freaks out about Trump’s admission he takes hydroxychloroquine

5/19/2020 - NY Times leaves out major details about China deceived the US

5/19/2020 - CNN’s Jake Tapper blasted over ‘smear campaigns’ hypocrisy

5/18/2020 - Washington Post publishes glowing profile of Stacey Abrams

5/18/2020 - Washington Post praises Never Trump movement

5/18/2020 - Daily Beast blasts reporter responsible for Obamagate scoop

5/15/2020 - National media drops the ball on Michigan Gov.’s nursing home edict

5/15/2020 - Biden denied involvement in ‘Obamagate’ despite records contradicting his claim

5/15/2020 - CNN defends Greta Thunberg town hall invitation

5/14/2020 - CNN allows Pelosi to call Democrat COVID 19 relief bill ‘not partisan’

5/14/2020 - CNN omits evidence in Flynn unmasking investigation

5/13/2020 - After weeks of silence, media presses Cuomo over nursing homes edict

5/13/2020 - CNN promotes false narrative about Americans wanting a vaccine before returning to work

5/12/2020 - NowThis News claims Trump’s ‘Obamagate’ theory was ‘unfounded’

5/12/2020 - Biden’s poll numbers fall after media covers sexual assault allegation

5/12/2020 - BuzzFeed inadvertently confirms Americans’ need to go back to work

5/11/2020 - NowThis News claims anti-lockdown protests ‘are monuments to white privilege’

5/11/2020 - BuzzFeed blasts Title IX rule changes without mentioning due process

5/11/2020 - After weeks of sparse coverage, media reports on Tara Reade’s interview with Megyn Kelly

5/8/2020 - BuzzFeed News: Michael Flynn was guilty, but we ignored evidence proving otherwise

5/8/2020 - AP piles on GOP governor for pandemic response

5/8/2020 - NY Times analysis fails to consider economy as reason behind anti-lockdown protests

5/7/2020 - CNN relegates hospital struggles to an afterthought

5/7/2020 - Media neglects coverage of Cuomo taxing out-of-state volunteers

5/7/2020 - New York Times shields Cuomo from criticism about nursing homes edict

5/6/2020 - BuzzFeed News blames North Korean defectors for misleading news

5/6/2020 - NY Times, CNN fail to cover WHO’s praise of Sweden’s COVID-19 response

5/6/2020 - CNN fails to report that 1 in 4 Democrats prefer replacing Biden as nominee

5/5/2020 - CNN buries its incorrect report on Kim Jong Un’s health

5/5/2020 - CBS News buried information in reports racism ‘fueled protests’ in Michigan

5/5/2020 - FiveThirtyEight finds mainstream media covered Reade’s allegations less than conservative media

5/1/2020 - NowThis News omits criticism about Biden’s lack of transparency

5/1/2020 - CNN dismisses possibility of virus outbreak at Chinese lab

5/1/2020 - CNN turns blind eye to Biden’s claim about university archives

April 2020

4/30/2020 - CNN does not dispute Kirsten Gillibrand’s defense of Biden

4/30/2020 - CNN blasts Biden campaign for twisting NY Times report

4/30/2020 - BuzzFeed News defends de Blasio’s tweet

4/29/2020 - NY Times does not report on Trump correcting reporter over incorrect statistics

4/29/2020 - BuzzFeed News claims ‘GOP has tried to suppress voting for decades’

4/29/2020 - CNN omits Biden’s sexual assault allegations

4/28/2020 - CNN does not criticize Gov. Cuomo’s pandemic response

4/28/2020 - CNN skips over WHO chief’s criticism that ‘the world should have listened’ to them

4/28/2020 - CNN pans Biden’s conspiracy theory about Trump delaying Election Day

4/27/2020 - CNN trusts WHO, despite credibility issues

4/27/2020 - New York Times slow to report on video of Reade allegations

4/24/2020 - CNN carries water for Gov. Cuomo’s criticism of Mitch McConnell

4/24/2020 - CNN, New York Times fail to fact-check Ocasio-Cortez’s worker boycott comments

4/24/2020 - New York Times does not cover Gov. Cuomo’s ‘get a job’ barb

4/24/2020 - Saving the media would destroy the media

4/24/2020 - BuzzFeed News tries to debunk Wuhan lab theory

4/23/2020 - NowThis News criticizes re-opening the economy

4/23/2020 - CNN stages Chris Cuomo’s exit from quarantine

4/22/2020 - PBS reporter blasts Trump for holding March rally, but forgot Biden did the same

4/22/2020 - Media dunks on deaths of pro-Trump coronavirus victims

4/22/2020 - Media doesn’t fact-check Ocasio-Cortez for blaming GOP for job losses

4/21/2020 - NowThis News blasts stay-at-home protests

4/21/2020 - BuzzFeed News criticizes Florida beachgoers who obeyed officials’ orders

4/21/2020 - CNN writes about Ocasio-Cortez’s Senate prospects, but not her deleted tweet

4/20/2020 - NowThis News links Biden sexual assault allegation to Trump’s past

4/20/2020 - BuzzFeed News criticizes stay-at-home protests’ ties to GOP

4/20/2020 - CNN changes tune on China’s revision of coronavirus data

4/17/2020 - CBS News uses wrong hospital video footage again

4/17/2020 - Washington Post contradicts own narrative about COVID-19 origins

4/16/2020 - NowThis News promotes vote-by-mail, but omits potential problems

4/16/2020 - NY Times rejects reporting about Ocasio-Cortez’s stance on Biden allegation

4/15/2020 - NowThis News conceals WHO’s pro-China praise

4/15/2020 - Ocasio-Cortez blames ‘late stage capitalism’ for recent job losses, not the coronavirus

4/14/2020 - CNN promotes Chinese government propaganda

4/14/2020 - New York Times deletes tweet about Biden sexual assault allegation

4/14/2020 - NY Times admits it let Biden campaign influence article’s edits

4/13/2020 - NowThis News covers up WHO’s praise of China

4/13/2020 - PBS reporter accuses US Surgeon General of racism

4/10/2020 - CNN aggressively promotes Cuomo brothers love-fest

4/10/2020 - NY Times dodges details of WHO chief’s checkered past

4/10/2020 - CNN’s Cuomo deceptively edits Trump briefing clip

4/9/2020 - Bernie Sanders’ failure falls on media’s shoulders

4/9/2020 - Media does not scrutinize Phoenix TV’s ties to Chinese government

4/9/2020 - Media masks World Health Organization’s flaws

4/8/2020 - Media ignores British intelligence’s belief about Chinese coronavirus data

4/8/2020 - BuzzFeed promotes teleconferences for Supreme Court, ignores cybersecurity concerns

4/8/2020 - HuffPost’s clickbait headline claims Trump invested in coronavirus cure

4/7/2020 - CNN avoids blaming China for misleading coronavirus data

4/7/2020 - Media won’t report on faulty Chinese-made masks

4/7/2020 - Media can’t avoid ‘Where is Joe Biden’ narrative

4/6/2020 - On coronavirus, media was wrong while Tom Cotton was right

4/6/2020 - NY Times apologizes for inaccurate article about coronavirus ‘doubters’

4/6/2020 - Hypocritical media blasts Trump’s press briefings as ‘rallies’

4/3/2020 - Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘racist’ claim against Amazon goes unnoticed by mainstream media

4/3/2020 - NBC News speculates Stacey Abrams would have been a better Georgia governor

4/3/2020 - New media narrative: Biden is beating Trump

4/2/2020 - Media ignores Biden’s ‘Luhan’ gaffe

4/2/2020 - White House correspondents boot right-wing network from briefings

4/2/2020 - Michigan governor reverses course on chloroquine

4/1/2020 - CNN admits study shows lower coronavirus death rate than the media’s reports

4/1/2020 - NBC News blasts Christian group behind Central Park field hospital over religious beliefs

4/1/2020 - CNN correspondent tries, fails to goad Trump with gotcha question

March 2020

3/31/2020 - If it bleeds, it leads: Media omits US fatality rates in reports

3/31/2020 - Media silent on Biden’s sexual assault accuser

3/31/2020 - NY Times finally admits issues with China’s COVID-19 statistics

3/30/2020 - Media unhappy with Marco Rubio’s criticism of COVID-19 media coverage

3/30/2020 - CNN allegedly did not ask Biden any questions about recent sexual assault accusation

3/30/2020 - BuzzFeed News changes tune on potential COVID-19 cure

3/27/2020 - Media gives AOC a free pass for another ‘Econ 101’ failure

3/27/2020 - Media fails to ask Bernie Sanders about millionaires and billionaires he railed against as they donate toward COVID relief

3/27/2020 - Planned Parenthood’s argument it provides ‘essential’ services undermined by ABC News

3/26/2020 - Media piles on Fox News for shift in coronavirus coverage

3/26/2020 - NBC News praises Andrew Cuomo while criticizing Trump over coronavirus response

3/26/2020 - BuzzFeed News had a bad week

3/25/2020 - NowThis News fails to consider potential bias in Chinese government statistics

3/25/2020 - BuzzFeed News blames shoppers, not media, for panic-buying sprees

3/25/2020 - Big Tech clamps down on conspiracy theories, shedding neutral stance

3/24/2020 - BuzzFeed blames Trump for man’s death after he ingested fish tank additive

3/24/2020 - Trump debunks media narrative that he discriminates against Asian-Americans

3/24/2020 - NY Times ignores Joe Biden’s teleprompter mishap in coronavirus speech

3/23/2020 - Why isn’t the media questioning China’s report that it has no new virus cases?

3/23/2020 - Media rushes to defend reporter after tiff with Trump

3/23/2020 - Jake Tapper fails to fact-check Ocasio-Cortez’s Trump claims

3/20/2020 - CNN criticizes Republican senator for selling off stock, ignores Democratic senator’s sell-off

3/20/2020 - Poll contradicts media’s narrative that Trump bungled COVID-19 response

3/20/2020 - CNN: ‘Trump peddles unsubstantiated hope in dark times’

3/20/2020 - Media fuels racist narrative surrounding Trump’s use of ‘Chinese Virus’ phrase

3/19/2020 - Reporter stands by White House official who allegedly called COVID-19 ‘kung flu’

3/19/2020 - Mnuchin clarifies 20% unemployment rate remarks to the media

3/18/2020 - NBC News overlooks DNC decision to hold primaries amid shutdown

3/18/2020 - China’s expulsion of journalists a real example of attacking the press

3/18/2020 - CDC chief corrects the media: CDC, Trump not to blame for delay in getting COVID-19 tests

3/17/2020 - Atlantic reporter shows blatant hypocrisy in mixed messaging about ‘Spanish flu’

3/17/2020 - Fake News Kills

3/17/2020 - NowThis News: Trump puts immigrants at ‘higher risk’ for coronavirus

3/17/2020 - Media criticizes Trump for referring to coronavirus as ‘Chinese virus’

3/17/2020 - CNN praises China for inadvertently reducing air pollution during coronavirus

3/16/2020 - BuzzFeed News forgets it favorably covered Chinese diplomat

3/16/2020 - Few media outlets cover another policy change for Chinese-owned TikTok

3/16/2020 - NBC News admits Trump ‘may have flattened the political curve’ of coronavirus

3/13/2020 - CNN quotes historians to allegedly prove Trump’s xenophobia

3/13/2020 - Media’s coronavirus coverage ignores reality

3/13/2020 - NBC News: Cubans blame American embargo for lack of medical masks

3/12/2020 - CNN avoids fear-mongering when it comes to Iran-US tensions

3/12/2020 - CNN alleges that Trump’s coronavirus address ‘basked in… xenophobia’

3/12/2020 - NBC News ignores ethics complaint filed against Omar

3/11/2020 - How is Big Tech fighting coronavirus misinformation?

3/11/2020 - Media concludes Sanders will not win the Democratic Party nomination

3/11/2020 - NBC News criticizes Facebook for slow response to anti-Biden, pro-Trump video

3/10/2020 - CNN hypes Michigan primary: ‘Is it all over?’

3/10/2020 - NBC News fails to mention Kamala Harris’ hypocrisy in supporting Biden’s candidacy

3/10/2020 - NY Times apologizes for using photos of Asians in coronavirus coverage

3/9/2020 - NY Times reporter expresses concern about hotel employees, not CPAC attendees

3/9/2020 - How did the media cover Hillary Clinton’s deposition news?

3/9/2020 - The media skim over Biden’s long list of gaffes

3/8/2020 - The most important election ever — since the last one

3/6/2020 - NowThis News offers glowing tribute to Elizabeth Warren after her exit from 2020 race

3/6/2020 - Media claims sexism contributed to the end of Elizabeth Warren’s campaign

3/6/2020 - CNN does not believe Schumer’s apology after allegedly threatening Supreme Court justices

3/5/2020 - Media overlooks former political hostage accusing Sanders of praising Cuba

3/5/2020 - How did the media cover Schumer’s alleged threat to Supreme Court justices?

3/5/2020 - Is Joe Biden a moderate like the media says he is?

3/4/2020 - Is the Democratic primary system rigged against Bernie Sanders again?

3/4/2020 - The New York Times’ preferred candidates lose on Super Tuesday

3/4/2020 - Following Super Tuesday results, media doubles down on favorable coverage of Biden’s campaign

3/3/2020 - CNN chooses not to report Bernie Sanders’ boycott of annual AIPAC event

3/3/2020 - Sanders gets pass after being only major candidate to skip 55th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma

3/3/2020 - BuzzFeed News profiles pro-choice activist, but offers no defense of anti-abortion groups

3/3/2020 - Media ignores criticism from Buttigieg’s brother-in-law about homelessness claim

3/2/2020 - Where is the media coverage about Sanders’ alleged cronyism?

3/2/2020 - Amid 2020 presidential primary news, Google’s taxpayer-funded agreements flies under the radar

3/2/2020 - Favorable media coverage surrounds Biden’s first-ever primary win

February 2020

2/28/2020 - NowThis News highlights Prager U losing free speech case against Google, YouTube

2/28/2020 - Sparse media coverage of Cuban newspaper ‘prominently displaying’ Sanders’ praise of Castro

2/28/2020 - Where is the media coverage about Sanders’ policy proposals and their cost?

2/27/2020 - Data contradicts Sanders’ claim about Castro’s literacy program, which he praised multiple times

2/27/2020 - ABC News correspondent suspended after off-the-cuff remarks on Trump go public

2/27/2020 - NBC News: U.S. intelligence officials blame lawmakers for weaponizing briefing on Russian election interference

2/26/2020 - Media fails to warn parents about TikTok and privacy risks for young Americans

2/26/2020 - Media fails to correct Sanders when he reiterates praise for Fidel Castro’s literacy program

2/26/2020 - NowThis News overlooks Sotomayor’s partisan rhetoric

2/25/2020 - NowThis News does not retract or correct story about alleged Russian interference in 2020 election

2/25/2020 - Media ignores details about Sanders’ praise of Cuban literacy rates under Fidel Castro

2/25/2020 - Bernie Sanders accuses MSNBC of being biased against him

2/24/2020 - NBC News admits Sanders’ past ‘praise of Socialist regimes’ could affect his 2020 general election chances

2/24/2020 - Media highlights Sotomayor’s dissent and her accusation SCOTUS favors Trump administration

2/24/2020 - New narrative emerges as media asks whether Sanders could be ‘unstoppable’ primary candidate

2/21/2020 - NBC News debunks Buttigieg’s claim he could convince GOP voters to support him

2/21/2020 - Mainstream media fails to report on Omar’s alleged marriage to her brother

2/21/2020 - Media headlines focus on Bloomberg’s debate performance, forgets Sanders

2/20/2020 - Bernie Sanders’ delegate flip-flop escapes media’s attention

2/20/2020 - NowThis News criticizes mainstream media for Warren’s lack of media coverage

2/20/2020 - CNN ignores TikTok app’s Chinese ties and security implications

2/19/2020 - After Democratic debate, Chris Matthews calls out socialism’s major problems

2/19/2020 - CNN backs Obama’s claim that he spurred America’s strong economy under Trump

2/19/2020 - Media blackout over 1776 initiative’s launch to counter NY Times’ 1619 Project

2/18/2020 - Politico highlights Democratic Party’s hypocrisy on interfering in other party’s primary election

2/18/2020 - Is Pete Buttigieg a moderate Democrat? Media overuses ‘moderate’ in describing Buttigieg’s positions

2/18/2020 - NY Times reporter allegedly disapproves of Trump’s visit to Daytona 500 NASCAR race

2/17/2020 - BuzzFeed News continues criticism of Instagram for permitting Bloomberg’s Instagram ad campaign

2/17/2020 - NBC News asks if ‘winning ugly’ is enough for Bernie Sanders, but ignores Sanders’ past

2/17/2020 - Reporters excuse CNN’s Brian Stelter for believing Michael Avenatti at face value

2/14/2020 - BuzzFeed News criticizes Bloomberg’s 2020 campaign after affiliate accepts Bloomberg money for Instagram campaign

2/14/2020 - NBC News pokes a hole in media’s claim that 2020’s warm winter was due to climate change

2/14/2020 - NowThis News: Iowa and New Hampshire primaries are too white

2/13/2020 - Sparse media coverage of Indiana burial of aborted fetal remains

2/13/2020 - History ignored: Media overlooked Biden’s past presidential campaigns

2/13/2020 - NowThis News blasts Attorney General Barr taking action over ‘sanctuary laws’

2/12/2020 - Media avoids criticism of Biden’s departure from New Hampshire for South Carolina

2/12/2020 - Media continues to ignore Sanders’ past after he wins New Hampshire primary

2/12/2020 - NowThis News criticizes Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg

2/11/2020 - NBC News credits Barr, not Trump, for blaming China for recent data hacks

2/11/2020 - Mainstream media overlooks Bernie Sanders’s reversal on releasing medical records

2/11/2020 - NowThis News quotes Fox News host Laura Ingraham

2/10/2020 - Media ignores Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s mix-up of two famous economists

2/10/2020 - CNN: Trump’s impeachment acquittal was similar to the Jim Crow South

2/10/2020 - Media pivots on Biden electability argument ahead of New Hampshire primary

2/7/2020 - NowThis New rips Trump for awarding Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh

2/7/2020 - CNN praises Romney’s impeachment vote, calls him the ‘head of the new old GOP’

2/7/2020 - Joe Walsh exits 2020 race, fails to make the impact that one CNN analyst predicted

2/6/2020 - CNN: Trump’s ‘bigotry was in plain sight’ at State of the Union

2/6/2020 - ABC News highlights critics’ arguments in discussing Limbaugh’s Medal of Freedom

2/6/2020 - Trump acquitted of impeachment charges, ending media’s biased narrative

2/5/2020 - Bernie Sanders’ socialism flies under the radar in media reports

2/5/2020 - CNN criticizes Trump for alleged State of the Union theatrics

2/5/2020 - Media blames Republicans for electoral disinformation rumors after Iowa caucus app troubles

2/4/2020 - CNN: ‘Iowa caucuses just died forever’ after app issues prevents accurate election reports

2/4/2020 - The media agrees with 2020 candidates on DNC’s debate requirements changes

2/4/2020 - Media overlooks Romney’s history with CPAC in hyping ‘formal disinvitation’

2/3/2020 - NowThis News criticizes Trump for excluding Democrats at signing of USMCA deal

2/3/2020 - NY Times interview with 2020 Democratic Party candidates throws in ‘celebrity crush’ question

2/3/2020 - NowThis News links violence against women to climate change

2/3/2020 - CNN blames racism in coronavirus fears instead of the government’s response

January 2020

1/31/2020 - NBC News failed to consider Trump’s history of securing the release of hostages

1/31/2020 - Where has the media’s Iran coverage gone?

1/31/2020 - BuzzFeed News claims Trump is a narcissist for holding a rally in Iowa

1/31/2020 - Media ignores Holocaust Remembrance Day tweet by Omar, which claims she will ‘confront anti-Semitism’

1/30/2020 - NowThis News ignores own anti-Semitic controversy in report on Holocaust Remembrance Day

1/29/2020 - Media goes after State Department after NPR reporter removed from trip

1/29/2020 - CNN’s Don Lemon apologizes after on-air panel mocks Trump supporters

1/29/2020 - NBC News whiffs on article on California’s homelessness crisis

1/28/2020 - Critics blast Washington Post for suspending political reporter over Kobe Bryant tweets

1/28/2020 - NBC News admits impeachment trial coverage bores Americans

1/27/2020 - Media fails to report on judicial ethics guidance recommending judges not join Federalist Society

1/27/2020 - Media overlooks Obama adviser’s warning about impeachment not resonating with Americans

1/27/2020 - Des Moines Register claims Elizabeth Warren would ‘treat truth as something that matters’

1/24/2020 - NowThis slams Trump administration for new visa rules affecting pregnant travelers

1/24/2020 - NBC News runs Democrats’ narrative that Senate trial would be seen as ‘rigged’ if Trump is acquitted

1/24/2020 - BuzzFeed News makes a big deal out of alleged Prince Charles, Mike Pence handshake snub

1/23/2020 - CNN continues to bring up violent Charlottesville rally when discussing Richmond gun rights rally

1/23/2020 - Media makes the case for Democrats’ impeachment arguments, ignoring how Americans are split on impeachment

1/22/2020 - Media criticizes Mexico for blocking migrant caravan in southern Mexico

1/22/2020 - NowThis News ignores peaceful Virginia pro-gun rights rally after playing up fear of violence

1/22/2020 - NowThis News promotes pro-choice study, ignores researchers’ bias

1/21/2020 - Media plays up potential violence ahead of peaceful Virginia gun rally

1/21/2020 - Media excuses Sanders campaign’s misleading video about Biden, Social Security

1/21/2020 - CNBC misleads public on 2020 fundraising numbers between Trump, Democratic candidates

1/20/2020 - NowThis News criticizes Trump’s impeachment lawyers over past clients

1/20/2020 - CNN calls Trump’s presidency ‘unrestrained’ after impeachment

1/20/2020 - Media overplays ‘OK’ gesture’s alleged ties to white supremacy

1/20/2020 - NowThis News removes anti-Semitic video from its website after student activist denies Anne Frank died in a concentration camp

1/17/2020 - NBC News cites study critical of YouTube over ads algorithm, ignores the study’s source

1/17/2020 - NBC News pans Trump’s trade deal with China

1/17/2020 - Ahead of 2020 Women’s March, few media outlets admit the movement’s anti-Semitic controversies

1/16/2020 - CNN has buyer’s remorse on impeachment, wonders if the Democrats made ‘a mistake by going fast’

1/16/2020 - After Sanders-Warren post-debate audio surfaces, NBC News denies debate featured ‘personal attacks’

1/16/2020 - NowThis News sides with pro-Palestinian student activists in criticizing Trump’s executive order

1/16/2020 - Iran So Far Away

1/15/2020 - NowThis News promotes Women’s March, glances over group’s controversies with generalities

1/15/2020 - NBC News analysis downplays personal spat between Sanders, Warren

1/15/2020 - CNN moderator covers for Warren after she accuses Sanders of sexist remark

1/14/2020 - Media gets it wrong in speculating Iran purposely missed U.S. military in Iraq

1/14/2020 - NowThis News blames US for Iran’s mistake in shooting down Ukraine commercial aircraft

1/14/2020 - Media ignores news that new FISA appointee worked for the Obama administration

1/14/2020 - Media ignores Trump’s quick response to Iranian protests after excusing Obama’s days-long silence

1/13/2020 - Media and celebrities point to Australia as proof of climate change, but that’s not what Australians blame

1/13/2020 - Media slow to fact-check Buttigieg’s ‘tit for tat’ comment about Iran shooting down commercial aircraft

1/10/2020 - Media pans privacy claims by Apple, Facebook at annual tech conference

1/10/2020 - Media fails to point out critics’ hypocrisy at Ivanka Trump’s CES 2020 appearance

1/9/2020 - Media spin on Senate impeachment trial fails as Senate Democrats break with Pelosi

1/9/2020 - CNN fear-mongers in piece on Pompeo’s ascendance to ‘the most powerful official in Trump’s cabinet’

1/9/2020 - CNN claims ‘Trump’s Obama obsession drives his foreign policy’

1/8/2020 - CNN announces lawsuit settlement with Nicholas Sandmann, ignores reasons behind lawsuit

1/8/2020 - BuzzFeed News ignores impeachment vote partisanship, blames Senate Republicans for partisanship

1/8/2020 - No pushback from NBC News in interview with Biden on Trump’s order to kill Iranian general Soleimani

1/7/2020 - Salon claims there is no liberal media bias

1/7/2020 - CNN laments the end of the Iran nuclear deal, though Iran already violated its terms

1/7/2020 - Media ignores contrast between 2020 DNC presidential candidates’ statements on Trump’s use of airstrikes

1/7/2020 - Reading the Room

1/6/2020 - NowThis News cherry-picks quotes in article about Roe v. Wade brief

1/6/2020 - Media remains confused as to why pro-impeachment rallies have fizzled

1/6/2020 - NBC News exposes media hypocrisy on U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian general

1/3/2020 - BuzzFeed News ignores its past praise for TikTok after Congress and the Pentagon warn about using the music app

1/3/2020 - In coverage of 2020 census projection, media focuses on citizenship question

1/3/2020 - NowThis News ignores real issues behind U.S. military’s ban on using TikTok

1/3/2020 - Washington Post ripped for headline about death of Iranian military leader

1/2/2020 - BuzzFeed News article criticizes the world for climate change apathy

1/2/2020 - NBC News ignores media’s ‘fake news’ controversies in ‘Meet the Press’ special on “Disinformation in the age of Trump”

1/2/2020 - NowThis News publishes video mocking Trump’s ‘most absurd’ quotes in 2019

December 2019

12/30/2019 - Media admits Border Patrol not at fault in deaths of immigrant children held in detention facilities

12/27/2019 - Media inadvertently highlights Democratic Party’s extremism on Medicare for All

12/27/2019 - Media dismisses Second Amendment sanctuary declarations in Virginia

12/24/2019 - NowThis News indoctrinates viewers on ‘climate buzzwords’

12/24/2019 - NowThis News praises congressional approval to fund gun violence research without context

12/23/2019 - NBC News impeachment analysis: ‘Trump pays a historic price for doing business his way’

12/23/2019 - Polls debunk media narrative about impeachment, confidence in the economy

12/23/2019 - Associated Press blames climate change for Zimbabwe’s power outages

12/23/2019 - NowThis News congratulates Democratic grassroots activists for pushing impeachment through Congress

12/20/2019 - Media Piles on Trump for Comment on Late Rep. Dingell

12/20/2019 - Media Highlights Christianity Today Editor-in-Chief Editorial Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Despite Trump’s Strong Evangelical Support

12/19/2019 - BuzzFeed Frames Past Decade as ‘Disastrous for Abortion Rights’

12/19/2019 - Activist Tests Facebook’s Political Advertisement Policies in Attempt to Force Change in Facebook Policies

12/19/2019 - BuzzFeed Only Covers Republican Lawmakers’ Comments on Impeachment During Wednesday Vote

12/18/2019 - BuzzFeed Gives Platform to Climate Change Activists to Criticize U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accord

12/18/2019 - BuzzFeed Profiles Socialist TikTok Figures Without Rebutting Socialism

12/18/2019 - NBC News Reports Low Impeachment Protest Attendance, Neglects to Mention Poll Numbers

12/17/2019 - Media Joins Democrats in Blaming Nomination System for Lack of Diverse Presidential Candidates

12/17/2019 - CNN Ignores Political Reality in Analysis of Trump Impeachment Trial

12/17/2019 - NowThis Echoes Ocasio-Cortez’s Misleading Claims About Paid Family Leave

12/16/2019 - BuzzFeed News Accuses Rep. Jeff Van Drew of Abandoning Democratic Party

12/16/2019 - CNN Report: YouTube is Struggling to Stop Fake News Channels

12/16/2019 - BuzzFeed Ignores Past Al Jazeera Controversies in Report on Facebook’s Designation of Government-Funded Media

12/13/2019 - The Decline of Print News Is Hurting Us All

12/13/2019 - Twitter Decision to Verify 2020 Congressional Candidates Goes Largely Unreported

12/13/2019 - Media Fails to Report on Venezuela’s Refugee Crisis Despite Covering Central American Caravans, Detention Centers

12/12/2019 - BuzzFeed Reports on Facebook’s New Litigation Tactics, Ignores Other Issues Facebook Faces

12/12/2019 - NowThis News Video Encourages Viewers to Join Climate Action Protest Movement

12/12/2019 - Media Fails to Elaborate on Warren’s Political Flip-Flop After Campaign’s Release of Documents

12/11/2019 - Media Has a Lot To Answer For After DOJ-IG Report’s Findings On Steele Dossier

12/11/2019 - BuzzFeed Laments Loss of ‘Landmark Climate Fraud Case’ Against ExxonMobil

12/11/2019 - NowThis Omits Key Facts, Giving False Impression About Testimonies on Trump

12/11/2019 - Despite Torrent of Evidence, CNN Goes All In On ‘Trump Lies’ Claims

12/11/2019 - BuzzFeed Ignores Odds of Success For Repeated Impeachment Charges

12/10/2019 - NBC News Admits Science Behind Climate Change Causing Storms Does Not Have Consensus

12/10/2019 - Fact-Checker Again Comes Up Empty With Attacks on Trump’s NATO Remarks

12/10/2019 - BuzzFeed Fails to Fact-Check Article on Democratic Presidential Candidate

12/10/2019 - BuzzFeed News Quotes Pro-Choice Movement in SCOTUS Decision About Ultrasound Law

12/9/2019 - BuzzFeed Publishes Ocasio-Cortez’s Impeachment Claims Without Fair Representation

12/9/2019 - NBC News Fawns Over Joe Biden During Iowa Bus Tour

12/9/2019 - CNN Criticizes Trump for Defense of Saudi Arabia

12/9/2019 - NBC Laughed at Cruz During Meet the Press Interview, But Cruz Got the Last Laugh

12/9/2019 - Time Rips Facebook For Accepting Ads From The Trump Campaign

12/9/2019 - NowThis News Doesn’t Call The Pensacola Shooting What It Is: Terrorism

12/6/2019 - CNN Analysis Defends Joe Biden’s Comments to Iowa Voter

12/6/2019 - Slate: Leaders Are Only Nice to Trump When They Need Something From Him

12/6/2019 - Media: Facts Must Be Getting Worse Or Pelosi Wouldn’t Have Changed Her Mind on Impeachment

12/6/2019 - Washington Post Piece Suggests Journalists Should Persuade More Americans Toward Supporting Impeachment

12/5/2019 - NowThis News’s Shows Glaring Bias in Coverage of Impeachment Hearings

12/5/2019 - HuffPost Alleges New Federal Judge Was Picked for Her Support of Brett Kavanaugh

12/5/2019 - Slate Claims Republicans Are Dragging Barron Trump’s Name Through the Hearings

12/5/2019 - WSJ Gets Fact-Checked by Pentagon After Publishing False Statement

12/5/2019 - Reuters, AP and AFP Flub, Then Retract Stories on UN Report

12/4/2019 - BuzzFeed Echoes Julian Castro’s Comment About Media Discriminating Against Kamala Harris

12/4/2019 - Vice News Employees Face Consequences of Glamorizing Drug Culture

12/4/2019 - Democrat Intel Chairman Schiff Shifts Public Impeachment Opinion

12/3/2019 - BuzzFeed Unhappy with Bloomberg’s Estimated $1 Million Ad Buy on Google

12/3/2019 - BuzzFeed Favorably Covers Chinese Diplomat’s Twitter Trolling

12/3/2019 - Bloomberg News Editor Shows Blatant Hypocrisy

12/3/2019 - Barr Just Running Interference For Trump With Comments on DOJ-IG Report, MSM Says

12/3/2019 - NowThis Claims Daily Wire Gets A Break From Facebook To Publish Its ‘Dangerous Right-Wing Content’

12/3/2019 - BuzzFeed Fawns Over Ocasio-Cortez in Piece Giving Advice to Bernie Sanders

12/2/2019 - NowThis Rips Trump Over Job Creation Numbers

12/2/2019 - On Eve Of DOJ-IG Report, Daily Beast Runs ‘Lisa Page Speaks Out’ Article

12/2/2019 - First Lady Melania Trump’s Privacy Under Scrutiny Again

12/2/2019 - BuzzFeed’s Look Back at the 2010s Ignores Major Conservative Events

November 2019

11/27/2019 - BuzzFeed Joins Climate Change Activists in Article About UN Climate Report

11/27/2019 - BuzzFeed Article Exposes Ignorance of Religion

11/26/2019 - Time: Bernie-Brand Socialism Is Pushing Elites Out of the Political Arena

11/26/2019 - BuzzFeed Claims Trump is Hiding his Financial Records After the Supreme Court Sided with Trump

11/26/2019 - NowThis News Presents One Side of the Yale-Harvard Football Game Climate Change Protest

11/26/2019 - Tesla’s Cybertruck Preorder Doesn’t Guarantee Deliverable Success

11/25/2019 - Climate Activists Disrupt Yale-Harvard Football Game, BuzzFeed Doesn’t Report Attendance vs. Number of Protesters

11/25/2019 - BuzzFeed Fails to Mention Other Campus Hoaxes in Article about Syracuse AirDrop Controversy

11/25/2019 - NowThis News Essentially Endorses Women’s March

11/25/2019 - Bloomberg News Announces It Will Not Investigate Any 2020 Democratic Candidates

11/25/2019 - Time Lauds Education Establishment’s Attempts to Take Down Thanksgiving

11/25/2019 - Nunes to Sue Over Being Accused of Meeting With Former Ukraine Prosecutor

11/25/2019 - Michael Bloomberg Announces Presidential Candidacy

11/22/2019 - The Responsibilities of Social Media

11/22/2019 - Harvard Crimson President Stands Up to Protesters Suggesting Paper Abandon Objective Journalism

11/21/2019 - BuzzFeed: GOP Take on Impeachment is ‘A Separate Reality’

11/21/2019 - Slate Still Going Crazy With Claims Trump Is Mentally Unfit For Office

11/21/2019 - Media Ignores Damage Sondland Did To Democrats’ Impeachment Case Against Trump

11/21/2019 - AP Retracts False Claim Trump Contradicted Ambassador’s Testimony

11/21/2019 - NowThis Cites Study from Pro-Abortion Organization in Article About Billboard Campaign

11/20/2019 - CNN, MSNBC Make Claims Ambassador Changed His Testimony

11/20/2019 - Media Portrays Chick-fil-A Donation Policy as Win for LGBTQ+

11/20/2019 - Contrary to Media Narrative, ‘Dark Money’ Organizations are New Tactic for Political Left

11/20/2019 - UN Report on Immigration Detention Centers Debunked

11/20/2019 - Case Wrapped Up? WaPo Saw Nothing But Positives For Democrats From Tuesday’s Hearing

11/20/2019 - Media Confuses on ID of Pence Aide to Make Trump Look Guilty 

11/19/2019 - Politico Blows Up Warren’s Narrative That She Solely Relies on Individual and Small Donors

11/19/2019 - Report: Media Organizations Colluded to Boost Coverage of Greta Thunberg, UN Climate Conference

11/19/2019 - According to MSM, Only Way Trump Can Avoid Removal From Office is to ‘Attack’ Witnesses

11/19/2019 - Stacey Abrams Profile Piece in NBC News Lacks Evidence of Voter Suppression

11/19/2019 - NBC News Clings to Russian Interference Narrative in 2020 Election Cycle