Accuracy in Media

Lester Holt Tips Hand in Immigration Discussion

NBC Nightly News host Lester Holt crossed the line from observation to advocacy in his reporting last night about the immigration crisis along the Southern border. Holt put the responsibility of children being separated from parents away from the parents committing a crime — illegal entry — as determined by Congress. Holt also failed to report […]

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Contradictions? Trump’s Intelligence Director said Intelligence Agencies Agree on Russian Meddling in 2016

Dan Coats, former U.S. Senator and now the Director of National Intelligence in the Trump administration, told an audience at an Aspen, Colorado meeting that “there is no dissent” in the intelligence community of whether the Russian government meddled in the 2016 elections. Coats was attending the Aspen Security Summit and was interviewed by NBC […]

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Lester Holt’s Questions to Obama in Dateline NBC Interview were Softballs

If you tracked the questions that Lester Holt, Obama’s interviewer at Dateline NBC, you’d be disappointed if you were expecting hard-hitting and good questions directed to the outgoing President Barack Obama. Here are three examples of the questions Holt asked Obama in Dateline NBC’s “Reality of Hope” interview: Holt on racism in America: “But was there […]

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Obama in Dateline NBC Interview Admitted Instant ‘Hope and Change’ was ‘Unrealistic’

Outgoing President Barack Obama, in an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, mentioned how his ‘hope and change’ campaign may have been “naive” and put “unrealistic expectations” in the minds of Americans. Here is a transcript of the interview segment: Obama: “…That pride is something that was a positive…any talk of it being a post-racial America, […]

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The Bias Buzz Podcast- Debating the Debate, Howard Dean’s Trump on Coke Tweet, Jose Fernandez, Arnold Palmer and More

Episode 27. This week Brian and I break down the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, comment on Howard Dean’s ridiculous tweet asking if Trump’s sniffling during the debate meant he was on cocaine, the public’s lack of trust in the media, the deaths of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and golfing legend […]

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MSNBC’s Brzezinski: Hillary was “Amazing” During Debate—Worries That Trump Will “Do Quite Well” Post Debate [Video]

MSNBC’s Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinksi—who has declared that she will be voting for Hillary Clinton despite her concerns over the email scandal—said Tuesday that Hillary was “amazing” during the debate Monday night. She added that Donald Trump will still probably “do quite well” because he has struck a nerve with people who are sick and […]

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June 2018

6/19/2018 - Lester Holt Tips Hand in Immigration Discussion

January 2018

1/23/2018 - Lester Holt Visits North Korean Ski Resort, Says They’re ‘Treated with Respect’

July 2017

7/25/2017 - Contradictions? Trump’s Intelligence Director said Intelligence Agencies Agree on Russian Meddling in 2016

May 2017

5/15/2017 - Lester Holt: Trump had a ‘Fair Point’ about Democrats’ Hypocrisy on FBI, Comey

January 2017

1/18/2017 - Obama, in Dateline NBC Interview, says He Doesn’t Personalize Politics

1/18/2017 - Lester Holt’s Questions to Obama in Dateline NBC Interview were Softballs

1/18/2017 - Obama in Dateline NBC Interview Admitted Instant ‘Hope and Change’ was ‘Unrealistic’

September 2016

9/29/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- Debating the Debate, Howard Dean’s Trump on Coke Tweet, Jose Fernandez, Arnold Palmer and More

9/27/2016 - MSNBC’s Brzezinski: Hillary was “Amazing” During Debate—Worries That Trump Will “Do Quite Well” Post Debate [Video]

9/27/2016 - 67% of Twitter Poll Respondents say Trump Won Last Night’s Debate in Twitter Poll

9/27/2016 - Twitter Poll: Lester Holt Gets a ‘D Grade’ from Viewers

9/27/2016 - Trump Interrupted by Moderator Lester Holt 30 Times, Clinton Only 19 Times

9/27/2016 - Lester Holt gets a C Grade from AIM Chairman for Debate Moderator Performance

9/27/2016 - Lester Holt “became [Clinton’s] Real-Time Fact-Checker”, says AIM Chairman

June 2015

6/18/2015 - Brian Williams to Return to NBCUniversal in Unspecified Role

February 2015

2/17/2015 - NBC Nightly News Ratings Drop After Brian Williams Debacle

2/8/2015 - Brian Williams Temporarily Stepping Away from NBC Nightly News Amid Scandal