Accuracy in Media

Betsy DeVos Booed at HBCU Commencement Address at Bethune-Cookman

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was booed and jeered when she gave the commencement address at a historical black college (known as HBCUs) Bethune-Cookman University. There was pressure from alumni and students to rescind the invitation for DeVos to speak, which was rebuffed by the university president, Dr. Edison Jackson. The students, once she […]

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TV Newser Commencement Speaker List Missing Conservatives

TV Newser released its 10th annual list of commencement speakers, and conservatives are conspicuously missing. Colleges and universities preach that they are bastions of free speech and diversity of opinion, but it’s clear that when it comes to commencement speakers who are part of the media, only one viewpoint is tolerated: CNN’s Christiane Amanpour: Northeastern University […]

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Whiners: Notre Dame Students Claimed They Feel Unsafe with Mike Pence’s Commencement Speech Invitation

Wait, so do the Notre Dame students want to hear President Donald Trump speak instead? Notre Dame decided not to extend the speech invitation to President Trump, breaking a tradition since President Dwight Eisenhower. Instead, the administration invited Vice President Mike Pence. Yet, some students at Notre Dame protested the decision to let Pence speak […]

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Liberal Bias On Campus: Only 2 of Top 100 US Universities have a Republican Speaker

Liberals and Democrats have a stranglehold on commencement addresses, as is the norm. The only Republicans speaking to top 100 universities are Vice President Mike Pence at Notre Dame and an attorney general in Arizona: Three Democratic U.S. senators will address graduates at the prestigious universities. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is the featured speaker at […]

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Journalists 2015 Commencement Speakers List

From TV Newser. Not too many conservatives on the list. FBN’s Maria Bartiromo:  New York University – Graduate School of Arts and Science (NY), May 19 CBS’s Margaret Brennan:  Niagara University – College of Arts and Sciences and Education (NY), May 16 PBS’s David Brooks:  Westmont College (CA), May 8… Dartmouth College (NH), June 14 NBC’s Tom Brokaw:  High Point University (NC), May 8 Yahoo’s Katie Couric:  University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI), May […]

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May 2017

5/11/2017 - Betsy DeVos Booed at HBCU Commencement Address at Bethune-Cookman

5/8/2017 - TV Newser Commencement Speaker List Missing Conservatives

April 2017

4/14/2017 - Whiners: Notre Dame Students Claimed They Feel Unsafe with Mike Pence’s Commencement Speech Invitation

4/12/2017 - Liberal Bias On Campus: Only 2 of Top 100 US Universities have a Republican Speaker

May 2015

5/18/2015 - Washington Post: Conservatives give Better Commencement Speeches than Liberals

5/4/2015 - Journalists 2015 Commencement Speakers List