Accuracy in Media

ABC News Publishes Article that is Fair to Police Officers

ABC News published an article about how police officers are increasingly in more danger than previous years, without pushing a further narrative. In the article, the network interviewed a family of a slain police officer in California, Gil Vega, who was two months away from retirement. Vega and his partner, Lesley Zerebny, responded to a domestic […]

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Outcry after Police Chief placed ‘Punisher’, ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Decals on Patrol Cars

From the Herald-Leader: An Eastern Kentucky police chief has removed large decals with the Punisher skull and “Blue Lives Matter” from eight police cars after a backlash following the publication of a Herald-Leader story. The Catlettsburg Police department, which employs eight full-time and two part-time officers for a population of about 2,500, featured the images […]

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Over Two-Thirds of Police Officers Surveyed Think Post-Incident Protests are Anti-Police

From ABC News: A new survey indicates that more than two-thirds of police officers believe that protests that typically follow high-profile police shootings are “motivated to a great extent by anti-police bias” — one of several findings that appear to highlight deep divisions between law enforcement and the citizens they protect. The survey conducted by the National […]

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Buried Lede on Tentative Policing Post-Ferguson in ABC News’ Article on ‘Out of Control’ Chicago Violence

ABC News focused on the rise in gun violence in Chicago, which has strict gun control laws and thereby restricts law-abiding citizens from protecting themselves. However, buried in the article is a telling statement from the Chicago police superintendent: And an increase in the reluctance by law enforcement to engage in proactive, violence prevention policies. […]

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April 2018

4/2/2018 - ABC News Publishes Article that is Fair to Police Officers

July 2017

7/12/2017 - Baton Rouge Police Officer, Injured in Anti-Police Ambush, Sues Black Lives Matter

May 2017

5/16/2017 - Unlike Obama, Trump Lights White House Blue to Honor Law Enforcement

March 2017

3/24/2017 - NBC News: Makes Inadvertent Case for Gun Rights, Arming Police in Face of Terrorism

February 2017

2/26/2017 - Outcry after Police Chief placed ‘Punisher’, ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Decals on Patrol Cars

January 2017

1/17/2017 - Over Two-Thirds of Police Officers Surveyed Think Post-Incident Protests are Anti-Police

1/15/2017 - GOP-Democrats Keep Taking Down, Putting Up Painting of Cops as Animals

1/10/2017 - Murder Suspect Shoots, Kills Orlando Female Police Officer

1/6/2017 - Former Chicago Officer Told ’60 Minutes’ that Cops are Stepping Back after Viral Videos

1/6/2017 - Buried Lede on Tentative Policing Post-Ferguson in ABC News’ Article on ‘Out of Control’ Chicago Violence

1/4/2017 - Washington Post Admits that White Males are the Majority of Those Killed by Police

1/3/2017 - Another Police Officer Down: Pennsylvania State Trooper Shot and Killed

1/1/2017 - CNN’s 2016 Review: Missing Radical Islam, Black Lives Matter Anti-Police Rhetoric, Fidel Castro’s Death

December 2016

12/30/2016 - The Ferguson Effect? CBS News Noted Chicago Police Activity Declined as Murders Spiked

12/30/2016 - Why did the Liberal Media Avoid Referencing Black Lives Matter by Name in Describing Spike in Anti-Police Ambush Attacks?

12/30/2016 - Liberal Media Headlines Mostly Got It Right, Covered Ambush Killings of Police Up 250% since Last Year

12/10/2016 - Family of Knife-Wielding Teen Shot by Cops: He Was Not Going to Hurt Anyone

12/1/2016 - Liberal Media Does Its Job in Reporting: Keith Scott was Armed during Fatal Encounter with Charlotte Police Officer

November 2016

11/29/2016 - No Blame for Black Lives Matter, Though: San Antonio Police Officer Killed in Ambush

11/27/2016 - The Dangers of Being a Cop: Wayne State University Cop Shot in the Head, Passes Away

11/26/2016 - Liberal Media Jumps on Story of Police Using Concussion Grenades on Protesters, but Police Say They Didn’t Use Them

11/17/2016 - Louisiana Deputy Wounded in Ambush Moved to Rehab Hospital in Houston

October 2016

10/19/2016 - VIDEO: Female Chicago Police Officer Didn’t Use Gun for Fear of Media Backlash

10/12/2016 - NBC News, CBS News Report Tulsa Man Shot by Cops had PCP in His System on Homepages

10/7/2016 - Police Officer in St. Louis Shot and Killed, but ABC News Makes It About ‘Black Lives Matter’

10/3/2016 - Gun Laws are Hard for the Liberal Media to Understand

September 2016

9/30/2016 - ‘Black Lives Matter’ Activist DeRay McKesson Talks about White Privilege, Police Officers to San Diego State Students

August 2016

8/29/2016 - Oliver North Interviews Sheriff David Clarke on Police, Black Lives Matter

8/11/2016 - NBC News, CBS News No Mention of Arkansas Shooting of Police Officers

July 2016

7/13/2016 - “Credible” Plot to Ambush Baton Rouge Police Foiled

7/7/2016 - Protests Erupt after Two Officer-Involved Shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota

May 2016

5/27/2016 - Louisiana Passes Law that Makes Anti-Police Acts a Hate Crime

5/17/2016 - FBI Report: Killings of Police Officers Declined in 2015, but FBI Worried about Murder Rate Going Up

5/2/2016 - Study: Police Officers are Hesitant to Shoot Black Suspects

5/2/2016 - Seattle May Day Demonstration Results in 1 Molotov Cocktail Thrown, 9 Arrested and 5 Police Officers Injured

February 2016

2/10/2016 - San Antonio Observer Backs Off Plan to Publish Police Officers’ Names

2/9/2016 - INFOGRAPHIC: #BlueLivesMatter and Stats Behind the Shield

2/8/2016 - San Antonio Tabloid Editor Plans to Publish Names, Addresses of Police Officers