Accuracy in Media

Twitter Fiasco: A GIF of U.S. Olympian Aly Reisman’s Floor Routine Got a Sportswriter Temporarily Banned

Jim Weber’s LinkedIn post garnered so much attention that Twitter lifted his ‘permanent’ ban from the social media platform. But, the point remains. Twitter has bungled the handling of their platform¬†time and time again. But to ban a sportswriter for tweeting out a GIF (moving photo) of an Olympian’s floor routine in gymnastics…sounds ridiculous. And […]

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Feminists Upset at Perceived Sexism in Rio Olympics

A CBS article was entitled, “Rio Olympics: Sexism undercutting female athletes’s Rio achievements?’ and went into how male privilege has dominated the commentating on female athletes’ achievements from NBC’s Olympics coverage: On Sunday, another comment directed at a female swimmer drew criticism. “A lot of people say she swims like a man — she doesn’t […]

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The Bias Buzz Podcast- Did Trump Really Suggest Harming Clinton?, Clinton Email Scandal Grows, Orlando Terrorists Father at Clinton Rally, The Climate Change Olympics

Episode 20. ¬†We discuss Donald Trump’s Second Amendment remarks and how the liberal media has blown them out of proportion, new Clinton emails that show the Clinton Foundation sought donations for State Department access, Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen’s father attends Clinton rally, the pro-Clinton media, climate change at Rio Olympics and more.

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Rio Needs Federal Funding to Hold the Olympics

From the Zika virus to a behind-schedule construction effort to dirty and sewage-filled waters and the ongoing impeachment procedures against Brazil’s elected president Dilma Rousseff, this Rio Olympics is looking to be a giant disaster. Add in this financial crisis for the host city and this is almost like Sochi in Russia. Photo by Mark_JH

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Russian Athletes Banned from International Competition, Including Olympics

That’s big news, especially if they can’t participate in the Olympics this summer: Russian track and field athletes remain banned from international competition, including the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Athletics chiefs have decided not to lift the suspension, which was imposed in November following accusations of state-sponsored doping. But individual athletes can compete as neutrals […]

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August 2016

8/27/2016 - USA Today Columnist: Brazil’s Police Far From Innocent in Ryan Lochte-Robbery Saga

8/27/2016 - Brazilian Authorities Prioritize Charging Ryan Lochte in Robbery Case

8/27/2016 - Twitter Fiasco: A GIF of U.S. Olympian Aly Reisman’s Floor Routine Got a Sportswriter Temporarily Banned

8/12/2016 - No Clinton Foundation-State Department Emails Headline Article at NBC News

8/11/2016 - Feminists Upset at Perceived Sexism in Rio Olympics

8/11/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- Did Trump Really Suggest Harming Clinton?, Clinton Email Scandal Grows, Orlando Terrorists Father at Clinton Rally, The Climate Change Olympics

June 2016

6/20/2016 - Rio Needs Federal Funding to Hold the Olympics

6/20/2016 - Russian Athletes Banned from International Competition, Including Olympics

6/15/2016 - Not Comforting: World Health Org. says Zika Virus Chances are ‘Very Low’

6/8/2016 - NBC Host Savannah Guthrie to Skip Rio Olympics due to Zika