Accuracy in Media

Sounds like a pattern, right?

The liberal press, Jezebel, The Daily Beast and Huffington Post, accused Scott Walker, the presumed GOP front-runner for the 2016 nomination, of pushing to eliminate rules on reporting college rapes. But, they didn’t mention the university system already had standards in place and this wasn’t a bad thing.

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  • Here’s what the Jezebel reporter tweeted after being criticized for creating a false narrative and calling critics “Walkerites” and not “truth seekers” or “fact checkers”:

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For a comprehensive take on the smear-campaign-gone-wrong, check out Ashe Schow’s piece.

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