Accuracy in Media

NBC Stretches the Truth to Claim Today Show is #1

NBC took out full page ads in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal on Wednesday to celebrate their number-one status in several television categories, but stretched the truth when it came to listing the Today show as “#1 Morning News.” That probably came as quite a shock to ABC, where their Good Morning […]

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CNN Bans Nancy Grace from “Good Morning America”

Sources have told the New York Post that CNN president Jeff Zucker is “banning all CNN and HLN personalities from appearing on Good Morning America,” effective immediately. Grace has appeared with ABC legal analyst Dan Abrams to discuss various legal cases in the news, from the disappearance of  6-year-old Isabel Celis to that of former […]

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No Twitter Love at CBS News

While the news divisions at ABC and NBC have made widespread use of Twitter, CBS is lagging far behind, which may in part explain their poor ratings. Among the morning shows, ABC’s Good Morning America is in the lead with nearly two million Twitter followers, followed by The Today Show with almost 1.6 million, with CBS This […]

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July 2016

7/12/2016 - Minnesota Traffic Stop Victim’s Girlfriend “Baffled” by Anti-Cop Violence

April 2016

4/21/2016 - Hillary Clinton is Puzzled as to Why Voters Don’t Trust Her [Video]

November 2014

11/18/2014 - “Today Show” Boss Fired After Less Than 3 Months on the Job

October 2014

10/21/2014 - “Today” Show is No. 1 Morning Show—On Social Media

May 2014

5/22/2014 - NBC Stretches the Truth to Claim Today Show is #1

September 2013

9/30/2013 - Good Morning America Beats Today For the Year in Ratings

July 2013

7/5/2013 - CNN Bans Nancy Grace from “Good Morning America”

June 2013

6/28/2013 - “Today” Show Rides Paula Deen Interview to Rare Ratings Victory

6/5/2013 - Today Is So “Yesterday,” as Good Morning America Whips Former Number One Show

February 2013

2/5/2013 - No Twitter Love at CBS News

November 2012

11/26/2012 - Matt Lauer’s Bad Week—Amid Rumors of Firing—Getting Trashed on Twitter

October 2012

10/5/2012 - “Good Morning America” Obliterates “Today Show” in Ratings

September 2012

9/27/2012 - Sour Grapes? “Today Show” Executive Says “Good Morning America” Is Now a Tabloid-Style Program

9/3/2012 - “Today Show” Could Face Cuts After Ratings Drop

August 2012

8/26/2012 - Olympic Fever Wears Off as “Good Morning America” Beats “Today” Again

8/10/2012 - Ann Curry Makes “Today Show” Return

July 2012

7/26/2012 - Today Show Continues to Struggle in Ratings Battle with Good Morning America

7/18/2012 - Guthrie No Answer for Today Show Woes

7/12/2012 - Post-Curry Fallout at Today—GMA Wins the Week and Almost the Demo

May 2012

5/11/2012 - Déjà vu: ABC’s Robin Roberts Admits She Got “Chills Again” When Interviewing Obama [VIDEO]

April 2012

4/4/2012 - Couric’s GMA Hosting Gig Creates Friction at ABC

October 2011

10/8/2011 - “Good Morning America” Gaining Ground on “Today Show” in Ratings