Accuracy in Media

Oprah Winfrey 2020? Columnist Revisits Controversies Surrounding TV Personality

Oprah Winfrey is rumored to considering a run as a Democratic Party candidate to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. After her speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday, pundits and celebrities pushed Winfrey to think about running for the White House. Washington Examiner columnist Philip Wegmann recalled several controversies that Winfrey took part in because […]

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NBC Tweets Support for Oprah as ‘OUR Future President’

NBC chimed in on the Golden Globes last night with a tweet supporting Oprah Winfrey as “OUR Future President.” Nothing but respect for OUR future president. #GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/h4hkjewu0K — NBC (@nbc) January 8, 2018 The tweet came right after host Seth Meyers made reference to a potential Winfrey candidacy in his opening monologue: “In 2011, I […]

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TV Newser Commencement Speaker List Missing Conservatives

TV Newser released its 10th annual list of commencement speakers, and conservatives are conspicuously missing. Colleges and universities preach that they are bastions of free speech and diversity of opinion, but it’s clear that when it comes to commencement speakers who are part of the media, only one viewpoint is tolerated: CNN’s Christiane Amanpour: Northeastern University […]

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Oprah Winfrey Joins “60 Minutes” as Special Contributor

Oprah Winfrey has been hired by CBS News as a special contributor to “60 Minutes,” the show’s executive producer Jeff Fager announced this morning via a press release. “There is only one Oprah Winfrey,” said Fager. “She has achieved excellence in everything she has touched. Her body of work is extraordinary, including thousands of interviews […]

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Oprah’s OWN Woes

Oprah Winfrey, who rose to fame as a nationally syndicated talk-show host, is finding that running her OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) cable network is much more difficult than originally anticipated. After a management shakeup last year, OWN announced this week that it was laying off 30 employees, or one-fifth of its staff, and will restructure […]

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Oprah Comes to the Aid of Her OWN Channel

After what can only be described as a disappointing first year for her OWN channel, Oprah Winfrey is hoping to give the network a much needed boost this year. OWN, which launched with great fanfare one year ago, is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Oprah Winfrey’s HARPO , Inc., backed with $250 million […]

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January 2018

1/9/2018 - Oprah Winfrey 2020? Columnist Revisits Controversies Surrounding TV Personality

1/8/2018 - NBC Tweets Support for Oprah as ‘OUR Future President’

May 2017

5/8/2017 - TV Newser Commencement Speaker List Missing Conservatives

March 2017

3/2/2017 - Media Pounces on News that Oprah Winfrey Floated Idea to Run against Trump in 2020

January 2017

1/31/2017 - Oprah Winfrey Joins “60 Minutes” as Special Contributor

1/4/2015 - Not Shedding Tears: Oprah called Elitist

April 2012

4/3/2012 - Oprah: “If I Knew Cable TV Was Going to Be This Difficult I Might Have Done Something Else” [Video]

March 2012

3/21/2012 - Oprah’s OWN Woes

February 2012

2/15/2012 - Oprah Apologizes for Attempt to Goose Her OWN Ratings

January 2012

1/1/2012 - Oprah Comes to the Aid of Her OWN Channel