Accuracy in Media

NBC News Article on Nice Truck Attack Calls Attacker a “Deranged Man,” Doesn’t Mention Radical Islam until 9th Paragraph

A NBC News article which announced the death of an American college student who attended Cal-Berkeley, Nicolas Leslie, mentioned that a “deranged man” used the truck to kill 84 people on Bastille Day in the fourth paragraph. The lone mention of radical Islam was in the ninth paragraph, but it didn’t mention Islam and blamed radicalization. Scrubbing […]

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July 2016

7/18/2016 - CBS News: No Mention of Radical Islam or Terrorism in Announcing a Third American Died in Nice Attack

7/18/2016 - NBC News Article on Nice Truck Attack Calls Attacker a “Deranged Man,” Doesn’t Mention Radical Islam until 9th Paragraph