Accuracy in Media

AP Gets Punk’d Over GE Tax Refund Story

  The Associated Press, the world’s oldest and largest newsgathering organization, fell for a fake press release today hook, line and sinker. The release, titled, “GE Responds to Public Outcry – Will Donate Entire $3.2 Billion Tax Refund to Help Offset Cuts and Save American Jobs,” was posted at the http://www.genewscenters.com website which is identical […]

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MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Plays Defense for GE ‘Tax Cheats’

MSNBC afternoon anchor Andrea Mitchell found her line of pointed questions backfire with Tea Party Express spokeswoman Amy Kremer today. Apparently seeking to propagate the Left’s party line that America doesn’t care for the Tea Party anymore, Mitchell peppered her guest with the routine that is supposed to help paint the movement as inflexible budget […]

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NBC News Silent on GE Tax Issue

The Washington Post reported today that NBC News conveniently decided not to report on a  story that parent company General Electric avoided paying taxes on its income last year. During its Friday broadcast, “NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams” had no time to mention that America’s largest corporation had essentially avoided paying federal taxes in […]

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June 2012

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

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

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

May 2012

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

April 2011

4/14/2011 - AP Gets Punk’d Over GE Tax Refund Story

4/6/2011 - MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Plays Defense for GE ‘Tax Cheats’

March 2011

3/30/2011 - NBC News Silent on GE Tax Issue