Accuracy in Media

White House Press Secretary Gets Four Pinocchio’s for “JV” Spin

The Washington Post Fact Checker gave White House press secretary Josh Earnest the maximum of four Pinocchio’s for saying the President wasn’t singling out the terrorist group ISIS when he called them a “JV” team in January during an interview with The New Yorker’s David Remnick, despite evidence to the contrary. Question: “Did the president underestimate ISIS [the terrorist […]

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September 2014

9/10/2014 - White House Press Secretary Gets Four Pinocchio’s for “JV” Spin