Accuracy in Media

These Unlikely Sources Actually Defended Trump

Several unlikely stories have defended President Trump against their fellow journalists’ claims. Piers Morgan, not known for backing conservatives, wrote in a column for the Daily Mail that one thing even Trump’s enemies “cannot continue to deny” is that the president “delivers on his promises.” The Wall Street Journal took Adam Schiff, one of the president’s […]

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Piers Morgan and CNN Officially Part Company

Piers Morgan, who was fired from his CNN television show in February, announced on Tuesday that he and the network have officially parted company. Morgan, whose contract expired in July, had been negotiating with CNN for a role conducting periodic interviews throughout the year. But he said in a tweet that he was turning down […]

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“Piers Morgan Live” Is Dead

Nearly three years ago, then CNN president Jon Klein hired British television host Piers Morgan to replace the retiring Larry King. Yesterday, current CNN president Jeff Zucker announced that after a ratings free fall, Morgan’s show Piers Morgan Live would be ending its run in March. At the time Klein praised Morgan and said he […]

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Shark Tank Rerun Beat Piers Morgan

Maybe CNN president Jeff Zucker is right when he says that more reality based programming is what the network needs to bust out of their ratings doldrums. That surely seems like the case based on last week’s ratings, when business channel CNBC ran a rerun of ABC’s reality show Shark Tank, and easily beat Piers Morgan. […]

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CNN Ratings Tank—Morgan May Be On the Way Out

CNN, whose ratings took a brief upturn last year after Jeff Zucker took over, regressed last week with daytime ratings that hit 20-month lows. For the week, CNN averaged 78,000 A25-54 Total Day viewers, making it the lowest-rated week since the week of May 14, 2012. The news wasn’t much better in the primetime demo, […]

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Piers Morgan Says Obama Lied About Obamacare [Video]

CNN’s Piers Morgan, who has admitted that he supports Obamacare, nonetheless went on a truth seeking mission on Wednesday night when he quizzed Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) as to why President Obama lied about people being able to keep their insurance plans under Obamacare. Morgan: When the President repeatedly stood up and told the American […]

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December 2017

12/12/2017 - These Unlikely Sources Actually Defended Trump

October 2014

10/3/2014 - Piers Morgan: Ted Turner Didn’t Care About Ratings and Neither Should Jeff Zucker

September 2014

9/3/2014 - Piers Morgan and CNN Officially Part Company

May 2014

5/14/2014 - CNN’s 9 PM-Hour Ratings Sink to Second-Lowest in 15 Years

February 2014

2/24/2014 - “Piers Morgan Live” Is Dead

2/21/2014 - Sinking Feeling — “Piers Morgan Live” Hits Second Lowest Rating Ever in Demo

January 2014

1/29/2014 - Shark Tank Rerun Beat Piers Morgan

1/23/2014 - CNN Ratings Tank—Morgan May Be On the Way Out

December 2013

12/10/2013 - Dan Rather Still Clinging to His Fake Bush National Guard Story

October 2013

10/31/2013 - Piers Morgan Says Obama Lied About Obamacare [Video]

10/22/2013 - Piers Morgan Grills Jay Carney Over Obamacare Website Failure [Video]

September 2013

9/26/2013 - Bill Clinton’s Concern About CNN’s Ratings Dismissed by Piers Morgan [Video]

July 2013

7/21/2013 - How Obama Truly Was Like Trayvon Martin

August 2012

8/29/2012 - Piers Morgan Says CNN Needs to Be “Livelier, More Provocative, More Opinionated”

June 2012

6/3/2012 - Turner CEO Admits That CNN’s Programs Aren’t the Best

May 2012

5/31/2012 - Viewers Flee CNN As Network Ratings Hit a 20-Year Low

5/5/2012 - Ted Turner: “I Wanted CNN to Be The New York Times For the News Business” [Video]

5/4/2012 - Dan Rather is Impressed with Obama’s Foreign Policy

March 2012

3/13/2012 - Piers Morgan Grills Obama Film Producer Over One-Sided “Documentary” [Video]

December 2011

12/8/2011 - Michael Moore: I Have Been Part of the 1% [Video]

August 2011

8/23/2011 - Piers Morgan Calls Keith Olbermann a “Coward” in Twitter Feud

June 2011

6/29/2011 - Beyonce’s Barack Blues

March 2011

3/1/2011 - Piers Morgan: ‘America Needs Facts’

February 2011

2/19/2011 - BBC Host Tries to Goad Larry King Into Trashing Piers Morgan

December 2010

12/16/2010 - Will Piers Morgan Save CNN?