Accuracy in Media

MSNBC apologizes for offensive Cheerios Ad Tweet

WASHINGTON — MSNBC tweeted an offensive and insensitive tweet surrounding a Cheerios ad, which led to significant backlash from conservatives and Republicans on Twitter. Reuters reported that the Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus accepted a formal apology from MSNBC President Phil Griffin. Here’s the offensive tweet: Griffin said the following, via a public statement […]

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MSNBC President Phil Griffin: Anchor Controversies Didn’t Hurt Network

MSNBC president Phil Griffin vigorously defended his network’s handling of recent controversies surrounding its anchors, saying they were “transparent” in how they dealt with the situations. He also took a potshot at Fox News and CNN in an interview that was published Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter. ‘We handled them,’ Griffin said. ‘We were transparent. That […]

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Media Spins Monthly Jobs Report

According to a Rasmussen Poll conducted last March, over 80 percent of likely U.S. voters see the economy as a “very important” issue going into this November.  A strong economy leads to a strong and prosperous country.  A good indicator of the strength of the economy is the number of jobs created.  Despite the national […]

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January 2014

1/31/2014 - MSNBC apologizes for offensive Cheerios Ad Tweet

1/16/2014 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin: Anchor Controversies Didn’t Hurt Network

1/6/2014 - MSNBC Assigns Executive to Review Scripts Before They Go On Air

November 2012

11/29/2012 - Esquire’s Charles Pierce Calls Martin Bashir’s Show a “Moral Nightmare”

July 2012

7/12/2012 - Maybe Beckel Was Right—MSNBC’s “The Cycle” Gets Off to A Slow Start

June 2012

6/27/2012 - New York Times’ Charles Blow Says Voter ID Laws Could Lead To a “Stolen Election”

6/22/2012 - Politico Suspends Reporter for Suggesting Romney is Only Comfortable Around “White Folks”

6/22/2012 - MSNBC: Romney More Comfortable on ‘White’ Fox News

May 2012

5/30/2012 - Media Obsess About Trump and Find Nothing Controversial on the Left

5/15/2012 - Media Spins Monthly Jobs Report

5/11/2012 - MSNBC Mashup: Bullying Mitt Romney