Accuracy in Media

Bernie Sanders Goes after Fox News for Criticizing His Anti-ObamaCare Repeal Claim

Bernie Sanders, the socialist U.S. Senator from Vermont, criticized Fox News for going after his claim about repealing and replacing ObamaCare. Sanders claimed that “thousands” of Americans would die if the law was dismantled, which some Fox News commentators mocked and criticized. Sanders’ defense is based on PolitiFact saying that his comment was generally defensible […]

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Media Piles On GOP Rep. Raul Labrador for Comment, ‘Nobody Dies because They don’t have Access to Health Care’

Raul Labrador, a Republican congressman from Idaho, was at a townhall last weekend and was asked a question about his vote to repeal Obamacare that week and about health care coverage. He responded, “Nobody dies because they didn’t have access to health care.” He was booed by the audience and ridiculed in the media for […]

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Trump Broke Fewer Campaign Promises in First 100 Days than Obama

President Trump, per the Washington Post tracker on campaign promises, has broken only four promises and has kept six promises out of sixty total campaign promises. By comparison, Obama made 514 campaign promises, breaking six of them, fulfilling twenty-seven of them and had some progress on sixty-one others. PolitiFact admitted that many of Obama’s campaign promises […]

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PolitiFact Retracts Rating of Obama’s Policies on Syria

PolitiFact, not known to be neutral politically, has retracted its positive rating of the Obama administration’s handling of Syria. The administration claimed that they were able to remove all of Syria’s chemical weapons. The recent chemical weapon attack in Syria suggested that the Obama administration was not truthful in their claim. PolitiFact sai the following […]

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Facebook Partners with Liberal Organizations to Stop Fake News

Facebook announced yesterday that they are partnering with several organizations to try and stop the spread of fake news that has become so pervasive on the Internet. The organizations—ABC News, the Associated Press, FactCheck.org, Snopes and Politifact—all have one thing in common—they all lean left. Not a conservative or middle of the road fact-checking organization […]

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NRA TV Host Debunks Politifact’s Hillary Clinton-Gun Confiscation Narrative

CN Live, which is on NRATV, host Colion Noir criticized Politifact’s recent article, “NRA weakly claims that Clinton said gun confiscation is ‘worth considering.” Noir said the following about Politifact, “Everything that they are doing is skewed in favor of Hillary Clinton.” You can watch Colin Noir on CN Live at NRATV.com Mondays through Thursdays from 4-5 […]

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Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Claim that FBI Said She Was Truthful About Emails [Video]

In an interview with Colorado News9’s Brandon Rittiman, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton doubled down on her claim that FBI Director James Comey called her public comments about her private email server “truthful:” Rittiman: What kind of stuff was in those emails? Clinton: It was all personal stuff and we’ve said that consistently, and as […]

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May 2018

5/22/2018 - PolitiFact Takedown Of Trump ‘Wires Tapped’ Tweets Crumbles

July 2017

7/6/2017 - Bernie Sanders Goes after Fox News for Criticizing His Anti-ObamaCare Repeal Claim

May 2017

5/9/2017 - Media Piles On GOP Rep. Raul Labrador for Comment, ‘Nobody Dies because They don’t have Access to Health Care’

April 2017

4/11/2017 - Trump Broke Fewer Campaign Promises in First 100 Days than Obama

4/11/2017 - Remember This? PolitiFact Pointed Out Obama Broke 6 Promises in First 100 Days

4/7/2017 - Facebook Rolling Out “Educational Tool” to Help Users Spot Fake News

4/7/2017 - PolitiFact Retracts Rating of Obama’s Policies on Syria

December 2016

12/16/2016 - Facebook Partners with Liberal Organizations to Stop Fake News

October 2016

10/21/2016 - NRA TV Host Debunks Politifact’s Hillary Clinton-Gun Confiscation Narrative

August 2016

8/5/2016 - Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Claim that FBI Said She Was Truthful About Emails [Video]

September 2014

9/10/2014 - White House Press Secretary Gets Four Pinocchio’s for “JV” Spin

December 2013

12/13/2013 - Politifact Names Obama’s “If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan” Promise As Its Lie of the Year

June 2012

6/14/2012 - Matthews Flunks Florida Voter Registration Law