Accuracy in Media

CNN’s Candy Crowley Grills Robert Gibbs Over Obama Campaign’s Misleading Outsourcing Ads

On CNN’s “State of the Union” yesterday, Candy Crowley grilled Obama campaign adviser and former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on the campaign’s recent ad calling Mitt Romney an “outsourcing pioneer.” Crowley asked Gibbs about the ad, noting that The Washington Post rated it false and gave it four Pinocchios, while FactCheck.org said “..we […]

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Washington Post Fact Checker Won’t Fact-Check Post Stories

Glenn Kessler, aka The Washington Post Fact Checker, informed readers that even though the Obama campaign had misinterpreted a recent Washington Post story on Bain Capital and outsourcing, he would not award any Pinocchios (his rating system for accuracy) to the Post for the actual story, since it was the interpretation of the Post story, and […]

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CNN Lays Off Dozens as It Moves to Outsource Documentaries

CNN laid of dozens of employees yesterday in its two documentary units as it continues to streamline operations, according to TVNewser. The network said in a statement that it will continue to produce in-house documentaries, but that outside production companies will handle much of its long-form journalism. “We are transitioning to an acquisition model for […]

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June 2015

6/15/2015 - Clinton Allies may have Illegally Outsourced Jobs, Abused Visa System

July 2012

7/9/2012 - CNN’s Candy Crowley Grills Robert Gibbs Over Obama Campaign’s Misleading Outsourcing Ads

7/5/2012 - FactCheck.org: Obama Campaign Is “All Wet” on Romney Outsourcing Claims

7/3/2012 - Washington Post Fact Checker Won’t Fact-Check Post Stories

March 2012

3/24/2012 - CNN Lays Off Dozens as It Moves to Outsource Documentaries