Accuracy in Media

SPJ Gets Caught With Its Email Down

The Society of Professional Journalists is back in the news again, at least on the left coast, after a reporter for a local paper in San Diego was able to obtain over 2,000 internal emails from the organization’s San Diego chapter. According to FishbowlLA, San Diego CityBeat reporter Dave Maass decided to dig into the […]

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Helen Thomas: Jews ‘Own the White House’

Veteran journalist Helen Thomas sat down with Playboy to discuss her feelings about Israel and what got her fired last year. The downward spiral for Thomas began last year when she was interviewed in front of the White House and made some controversial remarks that went viral.  Thomas told Playboy that she doesn’t regret her […]

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Helen Thomas Blows Shot At Redemption

In her first national television interview since leaving her job last year former White House correspondent Helen Thomas sat down with Joy Behar and revisited her remarks on Jews and Israel. Behar called her remarks insensitive and asked Thomas if she didn’t see that as well.  Thomas replied that she didn’t think it would ring […]

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SPJ Executive Committee Votes to Retire Helen Thomas Award

The executive committee of the Society of Professional Journalists voted last week to retire the Helen Thomas Award for Lifetime Achievement after  the veteran journalist stood by controversial remarks she made about Israel. The recommendation will be sent to the full board of directors for a vote to retire the award with Thomas’ name attached. […]

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Looking Back at Media Firings

Howard Kurtz and his panel on Reliable Sources takes a look back the controversies generated by Helen Thomas, Rick Sanchez and Juan Williams that cost them their jobs. The panel seemed more concerned about Williams and the treatment he received than for Thomas or Sanchez because they were perceived to be anti-Semitic and they didn’t […]

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June 2011

6/4/2011 - SPJ Gets Caught With Its Email Down

April 2011

4/17/2011 - She’s Baack! Helen Thomas to Address Pro-Palestinan Conference

March 2011

3/20/2011 - Helen Thomas: Jews ‘Own the White House’

February 2011

2/17/2011 - Helen Thomas Blows Shot At Redemption

January 2011

1/15/2011 - SPJ Executive Committee Votes to Retire Helen Thomas Award

December 2010

12/26/2010 - Looking Back at Media Firings