Accuracy in Media

WaPo: Trump’s Spy Claims Are Only To Undercut Russia Investigation

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller closes in on President Trump, Mueller is waging “an increasingly aggressive campaign to undercut the Russia investigation by exposing the role of a top-secret FBI source,” the Washington Post reported Thursday. “The dispute pits Trump and the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee against the Justice Department and intelligence […]

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Brian Williams Fails to Further Question FBI Mueller Probe

MSNBC anchor Brian Williams failed to acknowledge difficult questions surrounding the Robert Mueller probe, which is now heading into its second year. In an interview with four former FBI officials, Williams failed to probe deeper into the origins of the Mueller probe, and instead, repeating the thesis from The New York Times that the FBI was […]

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Leak of Mueller Questions Reignites Media Collusion Campaign

Just when mainstream media was beginning to lose hope anything would come of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, some of the questions Mueller reportedly would like to ask President Trump in a one-on-one interview were leaked to the press. The president was outraged. “So disgraceful that the questions concerning the Russia Witch Hunt were ‘leaked’ […]

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Media Alarmed Trump Has Power to Pardon

President Trump and his attorneys and senior staff have repeatedly said they are not considering firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller or pardoning anyone connected to the case, but the mainstream media cannot bring itself to accept that verdict. On Wednesday, the New York Times reported, based on three anonymous sources it identified as “people with […]

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NY Times, USA Today Still Running With Anonymous Sources

The first few stories that alleged President Trump was planning to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller involved a few equivocations. The New York Times’ most recent story, however, cited four anonymous sources, that, as the Mueller probe runs out of steam and accusations of misdeeds by the Department of Justice and FBI reach a crescendo, […]

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Associated Press Assists Mueller in Manafort Investigation

In the old days, when the Associated Press was the gold standard for unbiased newspaper copy, it broke stories of corruption and covered the trials that sometimes followed. But according to a story on Thursday from investigative journalist Sara Carter, the AP actively assisted the government in its prosecution of former Trump campaign manager Paul […]

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WaPo Continues to Struggle With Anonymous Sources

On Thursday, AIM published a piece about an article in the Washington Post that claimed President Trump and his aides were formulating a plan to attack the honesty and character of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn should Flynn make criminal accusations against the president to Special Counsel Robert Mueller.   Friday, without any further […]

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June 2018

6/5/2018 - Corn: We’d Have Trump For Russia Collusion if the Media Would Cooperate

May 2018

5/18/2018 - New York Times Issues Huge Correction Regarding Trump Campaign Investigation

5/18/2018 - WaPo: Trump’s Spy Claims Are Only To Undercut Russia Investigation

5/17/2018 - Brian Williams Fails to Further Question FBI Mueller Probe

5/1/2018 - Leak of Mueller Questions Reignites Media Collusion Campaign

April 2018

4/13/2018 - Convenient Timing on ABC News-Washington Post’s Trump-Mueller-Comey Poll

4/2/2018 - Media Alarmed Trump Has Power to Pardon

January 2018

1/26/2018 - NY Times, USA Today Still Running With Anonymous Sources

1/12/2018 - Associated Press Assists Mueller in Manafort Investigation

December 2017

12/29/2017 - WaPo Continues to Struggle With Anonymous Sources

12/8/2017 - Special Counsel’s ‘Pit Bull’ Once Congratulated Fired Interim FBI Chief Sally Yates for Criticizing Trump

July 2013

7/19/2013 - FBI Counterterror Ads Censored in Seattle