Accuracy in Media

LA Times’ Outrageous Reason to Believe Anti-Trump Book

Los Angeles Times columnist Virginia Heffernan said that Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury,” despite widespread denouncements and the author himself calling it “rushed,” does not need to be fact-checked. Wolff “has been faulted for making stuff up,” Heffernan wrote, but she wants to believe the whole book — “because, for now, this stuff is […]

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Journalist Michael Wolff Tries to Pin “Darkness” Label on Kellyanne Conway [Video]

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway brushed aside journalist Michael Wolff’s attempt to label her as the “Darkness” during a forum at the Newseum on Wednesday morning. The event, titled “The President and the Press: The First Amendment in the First 100 Days,” brought together an assortment of journalists and Trump administration officials, including Conway […]

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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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NBC News’ Downward Ratings Spiral

NBC News, which long dominated the ratings on both weekdays and Sunday mornings, as well as weeknights, has seen a large erosion in those ratings over the last couple of years. It has fallen behind the competition in the all-important A25-54 demographic, as shown by the above chart from Michael Wolff in The Hollywood Reporter. Wolff […]

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January 2018

1/8/2018 - LA Times’ Outrageous Reason to Believe Anti-Trump Book

1/8/2018 - NY Times: ‘Fire and Fury’ is Full of Inaccuracies, But Underlying Message is Believable

1/4/2018 - NBC News’ Katy Tur Urges Caution on ‘Fire and Fury’ Book

April 2017

4/13/2017 - Kellyanne Conway Gives “Incomplete” Grade for Press’s Reporting

4/12/2017 - Journalist Michael Wolff Tries to Pin “Darkness” Label on Kellyanne Conway [Video]

February 2017

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

December 2014

12/12/2014 - NBC News’ Downward Ratings Spiral