Accuracy in Media

Time to Change Debate Format

After two Republican presidential primary debates, I’ve come to the conclusion that if the Republicans expect to win the presidency in 2016, they need to change the format of future debates—now. Last night’s debate on CNN was a long, tortuous affair starting with the under-card debate, featuring the four lowest-polling candidates-–sans Jim Gilmore, who failed to […]

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Cable News Riding the Trump Wave to Higher Ratings

Most of the Republican presidential candidates may not have much love for Donald Trump, but there is no doubt that cable news does as evidenced by the outsized coverage the billionaire businessman turned GOP frontunner has received since he announced his candidacy in June. CNN has led the way with at least 2,159 stories on […]

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September 2015

9/17/2015 - Time to Change Debate Format

9/16/2015 - Cable News Riding the Trump Wave to Higher Ratings