Accuracy in Media

Broward County Sheriff No-Confidence Vote Barely Covered

The mainstream media ignored the realities surrounding the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where some local authorities ignored typical security protocol and it led to the deaths of multiple teenagers and teachers. The first responder on-scene, a Broward County deputy, did not engage the shooter and instructed his colleagues to remain on the […]

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National Media Moves On from Blaming Broward County Sheriff for Failures

The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., has mostly disappeared from national headlines, outside of several student activists making television appearances. With the national media focusing on President Trump and other events, the local media has tried to hold Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and his department accountable for failures […]

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Florida Sheriff’s Department Claims Fewer Visits to Shooter’s Home Despite Records

The Broward County Sheriff’s department is under significant criticism after revelations were made public regarding the inaction of the department’s deputies before and during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Despite these revelations, Broward County Sheriff Scott IsraelĀ remains defiant amid calls for his suspension or resignation. Here is what […]

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April 2018

4/26/2018 - Broward County Sheriff No-Confidence Vote Barely Covered

4/5/2018 - National Media Moves On from Blaming Broward County Sheriff for Failures

March 2018

3/7/2018 - Broward County Sheriff’s Office Starts Online Fact-Check Website

February 2018

2/27/2018 - Media Skims Over Florida Sheriff’s Political Machine Within Department

2/27/2018 - Florida Sheriff’s Department Claims Fewer Visits to Shooter’s Home Despite Records

2/26/2018 - Media Reverses Praise of Florida Sheriff Over Handling of High School Shooting

2/26/2018 - Florida Newspaper Defends Sheriff After Revelations His Deputy Did Not Engage Shooter