Accuracy in Media

CNN Is Number One—In Africa

After more than a year of declining ratings and being pummeled by its competition, CNN finally received some good news this week when the latest EMS Africa survey, which tracks viewership across seven African nations, revealed that CNN, especially CNN International, is the top news brand on the continent. And they did so by beating its English-language competitors BBC […]

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CNN International Needs A Geography Lesson

CNN International flunked the world geography test on Monday while talking with Sara Sidner. Sidner was reporting from Tripoli when they showed an on-screen graphic of the city of Tripoli in Lebanon, not Libya where Sidner actually was.   Not only are Tripoli, Libya and Tripoli, Lebanon in different countries, they are on different continents, […]

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July 2012

7/20/2012 - CNN Is Number One—In Africa

August 2011

8/24/2011 - CNN International Needs A Geography Lesson