Accuracy in Media

Why did Reuters Post a Livestream of Sean Spicer’s House after Resignation Announcement?

After the Trump administration announced the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Reuters thought it was a good idea to run a live stream video feed of Spicer’s home. WATCH LIVE: The scene outside Sean Spicer’s house following the announcement of his resignation https://t.co/2ZsikaLPnv pic.twitter.com/0tYapl6hxs — Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) July 21, 2017 Considering […]

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Fox News Retracts Seth Rich-DNC Emails-Murder Story

The story around Seth Rich, a Democratic National Committee worker who was shot dead in Washington, D.C., became a conspiracy theory. Some surmised that he was the staffer who leaked e-mails to WikiLeaks and Russia, and was murdered as a part of a cover-up. The D.C. police said it was a botched robbery attempt and […]

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Journalists are Critical of the Trump Administration’s Interactions with the Press

Journalists are not exactly neutral with the Trump administration, but it is a two-way street. A Communications@Syracuse blog post recently asked several D.C.-based journalists, editors and producers on their thoughts on the Trump administration’s relationship with the press. Much of the feedback focused on how the Trump administration has been disorganized and how they have declared […]

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Nate Silver: Yes, there was a Liberal Media Bubble in 2016 that Underestimated Trump’s Chances

Nate Silver, the statistician who correctly predicted the 2012 electoral results, wrote an interesting and insightful piece entitled, “There Really Was a Liberal Media Bubble,” at his website FiveThirtyEight. As the headline suggests, the topic was the liberal media bias in the 2016 election cycle. Silver pointed out, among several, how groupthink affected the media’s […]

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He’s Right: Columnist said Journalists are ‘Having a Nervous Breakdown’ over Trump

Even CNN highlighted a columnist named Michael Wolff who called out their own Brian Stelter (host of the CNN show “Reliable Sources”) and the rest of the journalism field for panicking over every move that the Trump White House makes: The Hollywood Reporter columnist and Newsweek writer told CNN’s Brian Stelter on “Reliable Sources” Sunday […]

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July 2017

7/24/2017 - Why did Reuters Post a Livestream of Sean Spicer’s House after Resignation Announcement?

June 2017

6/28/2017 - Three CNN Employees Resigned after Retracted Russia Story Fallout

May 2017

5/24/2017 - Fox News Retracts Seth Rich-DNC Emails-Murder Story

5/22/2017 - Study: Journalists have a Poor Diet, Consume Too Much Alcoholic Drinks

March 2017

3/24/2017 - Journalists are Critical of the Trump Administration’s Interactions with the Press

3/15/2017 - Hard-Hitting Journalism: CNN looks at Who President Trump Follows on Twitter

3/14/2017 - Nate Silver: Yes, there was a Liberal Media Bubble in 2016 that Underestimated Trump’s Chances

February 2017

2/13/2017 - Journalism? CNN Focused on Trump-Abe Handshake lasting 19 Seconds

2/8/2017 - He’s Right: Columnist said Journalists are ‘Having a Nervous Breakdown’ over Trump

January 2017

1/12/2017 - NBC News: Trump wasn’t Told about Unverified Report Published by Buzzfeed

December 2016

12/8/2016 - Want to Intern in DC? Intern with Our AJC Program

November 2016

11/14/2016 - Yes, the Liberal Media is Smug, Confirmed Journalist

June 2016

6/15/2016 - Why did Reporters Have Access to Orlando Shooter’s Apartment?

May 2016

5/31/2016 - Obama’s Echo Chamber on the Iran Deal Exposed

5/24/2016 - New Institute Focuses on First Amendment Rights in Digital Era

5/23/2016 - Michelle Fields Switches Sides, Will Cover Trump for Liberal Huffington Post

5/23/2016 - Huffington Post Editor Sees Diversity-Feminist Picture Ridiculed on Twitter

5/9/2016 - Egypt Court Recommends Death Penalty for Al-Jazeera Journalists

5/9/2016 - Obama Advisor Boasts He Tricked Liberal Reporters in Buying the Iran Deal

5/1/2016 - Poll finds Among White House Reporters, There are No Republicans

April 2016

4/30/2016 - Men Read Horrible Tweets about Female Journalists in Ad

4/29/2016 - Click-Bait Is Killing Journalism, Slowly

4/25/2016 - American University Faculty Member Tried to Stop Recording of Protesters

January 2016

1/15/2016 - 197 Prisoners Died while in Russian Police Custody, Group says

1/11/2016 - Rolling Stone Strikes Again: Sean Penn Interviews ‘El Chapo’

November 2015

11/11/2015 - Mizzou Assistant Professor Resigns from One Post, but Job Security Unknown

11/10/2015 - After Mizzou President Resigns, Mizzou Communications Professor Tries to Force Student Reporter to Leave

July 2015

7/27/2015 - Former New York Times Journalist now works for Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

June 2015

6/17/2015 - Clinton Campaign tells Fox News’ Ed Henry He was Limited to One Question from Last Month

6/16/2015 - Hillary Clinton Campaign Denies Reporter Access to Event and Couldn’t Use the Bathroom

6/16/2015 - WATCH: Hillary Clinton Evades Fox News Reporter, Again

6/9/2015 - Remember When the New York Times Used Democratic Opposition Research?

May 2015

5/29/2015 - 99% of China’s Journalists and Activists Repeat Government Intimidation

5/12/2015 - Liberal Bloomberg TV Host Mark Halperin Sorta Apologizes for Stupid, Demeaning Questions to Ted Cruz

5/8/2015 - Associated Press Headlines Make Garland, Texas Shooters the Victims

5/2/2015 - China Imprisons and Tortures Journalists, Rights Group says

April 2015

4/15/2015 - News Reporter Tops the List of the Worst Jobs In America

4/15/2015 - VIDEO: Liberal Media Runs After Hillary Clinton’s Van

4/10/2015 - Rand Paul Exposes One-Sided Abortion Rhetoric from Liberal Media

March 2015

3/22/2015 - Alaskan TV Activist, former Reporter who Quit on air, has Pot Club Raided

3/14/2015 - National Archives: “We Live in Constant Fear” of Obama

February 2015

2/23/2015 - Unemployment Rate for Journalism Grads Continues to Climb

2/19/2015 - U.S. Press Freedom Declined under Obama, falling to 46th Place

2/6/2015 - Bloomberg doesn’t reveal Conflict of Interest in Greenpeace Report

January 2015

1/28/2015 - China is Pressuring Journalists to Censor their News

August 2014

8/26/2014 - Blurred Lines between Journalists and Activists

June 2014

6/3/2014 - Dan Rather: Journalists have Lost Their “Guts”

September 2013

9/16/2013 - Reuters Blog says Journalists are like Cops, Firefighters

June 2013

6/13/2013 - Journalism is the Worst 4-Year College Investment

May 2011

5/29/2011 - N.Y. Times Uses Twitter to Report from Devastated Joplin

5/22/2011 - Social Media’s Influence on Journalism Continues to Grow

April 2011

4/6/2011 - Former NPR CEO Calls Video Stings an “Abomination”

January 2011

1/24/2011 - WaPo Ombudsman Yearns for Journalistic Excellence