Accuracy in Media

Lester Holt’s Questions to Obama in Dateline NBC Interview were Softballs

If you tracked the questions that Lester Holt, Obama’s interviewer at Dateline NBC, you’d be disappointed if you were expecting hard-hitting and good questions directed to the outgoing President Barack Obama. Here are three examples of the questions Holt asked Obama in Dateline NBC’s “Reality of Hope” interview: Holt on racism in America: “But was there […]

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Obama in Dateline NBC Interview Admitted Instant ‘Hope and Change’ was ‘Unrealistic’

Outgoing President Barack Obama, in an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, mentioned how his ‘hope and change’ campaign may have been “naive” and put “unrealistic expectations” in the minds of Americans. Here is a transcript of the interview segment: Obama: “…That pride is something that was a positive…any talk of it being a post-racial America, […]

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January 2017

1/18/2017 - In Interview, Obama Blamed Gerrymandering for Democratic Party’s Election Losses

1/18/2017 - Obama, in Dateline NBC Interview, says He Doesn’t Personalize Politics

1/18/2017 - Lester Holt’s Questions to Obama in Dateline NBC Interview were Softballs

1/18/2017 - Obama in Dateline NBC Interview Admitted Instant ‘Hope and Change’ was ‘Unrealistic’