Accuracy in Media

Buried Lede on Tentative Policing Post-Ferguson in ABC News’ Article on ‘Out of Control’ Chicago Violence

ABC News focused on the rise in gun violence in Chicago, which has strict gun control laws and thereby restricts law-abiding citizens from protecting themselves. However, buried in the article is a telling statement from the Chicago police superintendent: And an increase in the reluctance by law enforcement to engage in proactive, violence prevention policies. […]

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January 2017

1/6/2017 - Buried Lede on Tentative Policing Post-Ferguson in ABC News’ Article on ‘Out of Control’ Chicago Violence

September 2016

9/2/2016 - ABC News Glances over Strict Gun Laws in Chicago as August Homicide Rate was Highest in 20 Years

April 2016

4/22/2016 - D.C., Chicago & Baltimore Account for Over Half of U.S.’s Murder Rate Increase

December 2015

12/30/2015 - Socialism ‘Works’: Homicide Rate Climbs in Venezuela, Could Surpass El Salvador

August 2015

8/31/2015 - DC’s Homicides Tally Matches all of 2014 with 105 Homicide Deaths

8/31/2015 - DC Homicides on the Rise and 97.5% of DC Cops Lack Confidence in Police Chief

May 2015

5/30/2015 - Tourism and Sales Down in Baltimore, Leading to Worries of Economic Exodus

5/29/2015 - Baltimore, Maryland Suffering from a Surge of Violence since Freddie Gray Protests