Accuracy in Media

Leak of Mueller Questions Reignites Media Collusion Campaign

Just when mainstream media was beginning to lose hope anything would come of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, some of the questions Mueller reportedly would like to ask President Trump in a one-on-one interview were leaked to the press. The president was outraged. “So disgraceful that the questions concerning the Russia Witch Hunt were ‘leaked’ […]

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NPR Host Apologized for ‘So-Called’ Remark Referring to March for Life Rally

NPR, which is funded in part by taxpayer dollars, typically has a liberal bent. Its liberal bias was apparent when an NPR morning radio host said the following about the pro-life movement’s annual March for Life rally, which marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court abortion decision Roe v. Wade: “America’s biggest anti-abortion rally, the so-called […]

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NPR Editor Tries Out Leaving the Liberal Bubble

Ken Stern, former editor and CEO of NPR embedded himself for a year with “the other side,” and discovered some interesting things about himself and his industry. “I found an America different from the one depicted in the press and imagined by presidents,” Stern wrote in a New York Post piece touting his upcoming book, […]

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Liberal Media Overlooked How Some Female Google Employees Stayed Home from Work over ‘Google Memo’

So sensitive? After the publishing of the ‘Google memo,’ where (former) Google engineer James Damore criticized the lack of ideological diversity at the company and it became viral news, several female employees at Google stayed home from work the next day because they felt “uncomfortable.” NPR reported: Another software engineer who used to work for […]

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NPR to More Clearly Label Opinion to Lessen Listener Confusion

National Public Radio plans to change the way it labels labels opinion content online, according to NPR ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen. Beginning on July 25, online content currently labeled as “Commentary” will be labeled “Opinion.” In an internal memo on Thursday, Sara Goo, interim managing editor for digital news, and Mark Memmott, NPR’s standards and practices […]

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Media Quick to Praise Second-Place Finish of Geert Wilder’s Far-Right Politics in Dutch Election

The liberal media was quick to praise the second-place finish of far-right politics at the Dutch polls this week, where Geert Wilder’s alleged anti-immigration rhetoric lost to a center-right party led by the current prime minister. The Week also compared Wilder’s loss to U.S. President Donald Trump’s populism and wondered if populism is dead (seriously?!). […]

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May 2018

5/1/2018 - Leak of Mueller Questions Reignites Media Collusion Campaign

January 2018

1/22/2018 - NPR Host Apologized for ‘So-Called’ Remark Referring to March for Life Rally

October 2017

10/24/2017 - NPR Editor Tries Out Leaving the Liberal Bubble

September 2017

9/19/2017 - Now Hillary Clinton Questions Legitimacy of 2016 Election

August 2017

8/28/2017 - Once a Media Darling, France’s Macron Criticized for Makeup Expenses

8/9/2017 - Liberal Media Overlooked How Some Female Google Employees Stayed Home from Work over ‘Google Memo’

July 2017

7/25/2017 - NPR to More Clearly Label Opinion to Lessen Listener Confusion

June 2017

6/12/2017 - Bernie Sanders Criticized for Question to Christian Nominee about Damnation

April 2017

4/24/2017 - Liberal Media Heralds Anti-Trump ‘Patriots’ in the ‘March for Science’

March 2017

3/17/2017 - Media Quick to Praise Second-Place Finish of Geert Wilder’s Far-Right Politics in Dutch Election

February 2017

2/27/2017 - Media Floored that Trump will Skip Annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner

2/16/2017 - ‘Day Without Immigrants” Strike Protests Trump, Immigrant Workers Didn’t Go to Work Today

January 2017

1/30/2017 - Surprise! Liberal Media Referred to ‘March for Life’ by Name

1/30/2017 - Liberal Media Used ‘Anti-Abortion’ Phrase to Describe ‘March for Life’ by 19-2 Margin

1/25/2017 - Comedians Rally Around SNL Writer Suspended for Tweet about Barron Trump on Twitter

1/24/2017 - Liberal Media Slams Kellyanne Conway for ‘Alternative Facts’ Comment

December 2016

12/12/2016 - Dear Liberal Media: Fake News Creator is a Liberal in Los Angeles

12/1/2016 - Did the Liberal Media Mourn Fidel Castro’s Death?

November 2016

11/29/2016 - Former Bush White House Secretary: Trump could put Conservative Dot Com Media into Briefing Room

October 2016

10/27/2016 - NPR Stating the Obvious (but Necessary) Fact: Clinton Campaign Won’t Confirm if Wikileaks Emails are True

10/20/2016 - Another NPR Fact Check Caveat: Partial Birth Abortions aren’t Common, so It’s Ok

10/20/2016 - Trump was Right on the Heroin Problem in America

10/20/2016 - Fact Checking NPR’s Final Presidential Debate Fact Check: Yes, Chicago has Strict Gun Laws

10/20/2016 - Final Presidential Debate Fact Check: Hillary Clinton Compared DC v Heller Decision to Toddlers Shooting Selves with Guns

10/20/2016 - NPR Cites Planned Parenthood’s Internal Figures to Prove They Aren’t an Abortion Provider

10/20/2016 - Fact Check: NPR uses ‘Anti-Abortion’ Moniker to Describe the Pro-Life Movement

10/5/2016 - Fact-Check: Hillary Clinton did Orchestrate Obama’s Foreign Policy

10/5/2016 - NPR Fact-Check’s Tim Kaine’s Assertion that Hillary Clinton Helped with the Iran Deal

September 2016

9/23/2016 - Charlotte has Curfew Imposed after Several Nights of Violence, Looting and Property Damage

June 2016

6/9/2016 - Former Tea Party Favorite Renee Ellmers Loses in Primary

6/8/2016 - NPR Photographer Killed in Afghanistan

January 2016

1/21/2016 - Hillary Clinton: Nothing has Changed regarding the Email Scandal

December 2015

12/22/2015 - In NPR Interview, Obama Blames Terrorism Coverage by Media Stokes Fears

February 2015

2/2/2015 - NPR Wants Its Reporters to be More Accurate

November 2014

11/4/2014 - NPR Reminds Reporters “No Cheering from the Press Box” On Election Day

October 2014

10/13/2014 - Black Journalists Group Gives NPR Thumbs Down Award

August 2014

8/7/2014 - National Public Radio Ombudsman: “Balance” is Not Our Guiding Ethic

July 2014

7/25/2014 - Hillary Clinton Admits That She Might Need to Work on Press Relations

7/8/2014 - Sharyl Attkisson: CBS Lost Interest in Government Watchdog Stories

August 2013

8/13/2013 - NPR’s Michele Norris Hosts Obamas

June 2012

6/28/2012 - PBS: Re-Educating America’s Schoolchildren, Thanks to Your Contributions

April 2012

4/25/2012 - Conservative consumers: Stand your ground

4/20/2012 - Newsweek’s Tina Brown Accuses Breitbart of “Bastardizing” Journalism on NPR

4/18/2012 - Newsweek’s Tina Brown Trashes Andrew Breitbart on NPR

February 2012

2/21/2012 - Garrison Keillor to Host Obama Campaign Fundraiser

October 2011

10/25/2011 - NPR Host Leaves Hosting Duties While Her Husband Works for Obama Campaign

10/21/2011 - Occupy DC Spokeswoman Fired from NPR Gig

September 2011

9/22/2011 - Former NPR News Vice President Moves to Center for Public Integrity

June 2011

6/16/2011 - NPR Misreports Ethanol Subsidy Vote

6/2/2011 - NBC Set to Hire NPR Retread Vivian Schiller

May 2011

5/26/2011 - NPR Ombudsman Finally Questions Soros Funding

April 2011

4/6/2011 - Former NPR CEO Calls Video Stings an “Abomination”

March 2011

3/31/2011 - Ex-NPR CEO Schiller: “I Plan to Stay In Journalism”

3/28/2011 - NPR Ekes Out A Surplus and Hosts Make Out Like Bandits

3/22/2011 - Ex-NPR President Says She’s Still A Fan

3/18/2011 - Surprise! NPR Board Gives Heavily to Democrats

3/16/2011 - AIM Chairman Endorses Current House Measure to Defund NPR

3/12/2011 - NPR Videos Are Not What They Seem

3/11/2011 - NPR Journos, Hosts Are “Appalled” at Exec’s Remarks

3/10/2011 - O’Keefe Releases New NPR Video

3/10/2011 - Oops! PBS Admits to Meeting With Fake O’Keefe Group

3/9/2011 - NPR’s Vivian Schiller Resigns

3/8/2011 - NPR Prez: ‘We Receive Lots of Criticism for Being Too Conservative’

January 2011

1/14/2011 - NPR Commentator Relieved Tucson Shooter Wasn’t Hispanic

1/10/2011 - NPR Accused of Capitulating to Conservatives

1/7/2011 - NPR’s SVP Loses Job Over Williams Firing

December 2010

12/20/2010 - NPR’s Totenberg Apologizes for Christmas