Accuracy in Media

Shocking? Utah Helps People Move Upward from Poverty

Megan McArdle at Bloomberg wanted to find out why the state of Utah happens to have the highest income mobility metric in the nation for the likelihood of moving from the lowest quintile of income to the richest: 10.8% (by comparison, Charlotte, North Carolina has the statistic of 4%). She mentioned how most of the legwork […]

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CNN ‘Fact-Check’ Goes All-In on Trump’s Comments about the State of Black America

CNN picked three historical markers, without sourcing, to say the following about the GOP presidential nominee: At a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday, Donald Trump, the Republican nominee states: “Our African American communities are absolutely in the worst shape they’ve ever been in before. Ever, ever, ever.” The statement is so patently absurd, fact-checking it […]

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Even New York Times Runs Piece on Venezuela’s Socialist Disaster

Read the first couple paragraphs of the front-page piece on their website yesterday: CUMANÁ, Venezuela — With delivery trucks under constant attack, the nation’s food is now transported under armed guard. Soldiers stand watch over bakeries. The police fire rubber bullets at desperate mobs storming grocery stores, pharmacies and butcher shops. A 4-year-old girl was […]

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March 2017

3/29/2017 - Shocking? Utah Helps People Move Upward from Poverty

September 2016

9/23/2016 - CNN ‘Fact-Check’ Goes All-In on Trump’s Comments about the State of Black America

June 2016

6/21/2016 - Even New York Times Runs Piece on Venezuela’s Socialist Disaster

May 2016

5/20/2016 - Beyonce’s Sweatshops Does More for the World’s Poor, says Columnist

January 2016

1/11/2016 - Several Hecklers Interrupt Marco Rubio’s Remarks on Poverty

1/11/2016 - GOP Candidates Talk about Poverty, Agree Message is Key

September 2015

9/24/2015 - 36% of Black Children in the U.S. Live Below the Poverty Line

August 2015

8/16/2015 - EPA’s Clean Power Plant Rules Include Offsets for Poor People

July 2015

7/16/2015 - Free Internet for All, Obama Declares

May 2015

5/13/2015 - WATCH: Obama Blames Fox News, Not His Policies, for Poverty

5/6/2015 - Op-Ed: America’s Education System is Failing Those in High-Poverty Areas