Accuracy in Media

CNN’s Dylan Byers Laments ‘Incredible Drain of Talent’ Due to Sexual Harassment Scandals

CNN reporter Dyland Byers ignited a firestorm on Twitter Tuesday evening when he tweeted about the “incredible drain of talent” in the media and entertainment industries due to the wave of sexual harassment scandals. The reaction was swift and severe. You know what was an actual massive drain of talent from the media/entertainment world? All […]

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’60 Minutes’ Book Omits Sexual Harassment at CBS

The New York Times reported Tuesday that 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager was apparently so bothered that the original author of the show’s 50th-anniversary book, “Fifty Years of 60 Minutes,” interviewed subjects about the treatment of women in the workplace that he took over the project himself leading to a book largely devoid of […]

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Clinton Glosses Over Dems When Asked About Sexual Harassment

During an interview on the podcast of MSNBC contributor and Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart, Hillary Clinton was asked about the recent rash of sexual harassment claims. “It’s politics and it’s gotten very political, and there are a lot of names in this hopper,” Capehart said. “Whether it’s Franken or Moore, or Trump or Clinton … you name […]

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Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O’Reilly Ouster

Fox News announced today that the network and star host Bill O’Reilly have parted company in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against him: “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel.” For O’Reilly, who […]

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Poll: Majority Say Media are Dishonest

In a new Poll Position-TV Newser poll conducted on Saturday, a large majority of those surveyed said they agreed with Herman Cain that there are too many people in the media who are downright dishonest. Cain, who is under siege from the media over allegations of sexual harassment going back to his days when he […]

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December 2017

12/22/2017 - CNN’s Dylan Byers Laments ‘Incredible Drain of Talent’ Due to Sexual Harassment Scandals

12/6/2017 - ’60 Minutes’ Book Omits Sexual Harassment at CBS

November 2017

11/28/2017 - Clinton Glosses Over Dems When Asked About Sexual Harassment

11/16/2017 - HuffPost, Daily Beast Columns Knock Potential 2020 Biden Run

April 2017

4/19/2017 - Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O’Reilly Ouster

4/19/2017 - Fox News Parts Ways with Bill O’Reilly after Report on Settlements

4/11/2017 - O’Reilly’s Ratings Soar Despite Sex Harassment Charges

January 2016

1/13/2016 - Park Service River Guides Known for Sexual Harassment, Misconduct

November 2011

11/9/2011 - NBC Passes on Asking Bill Clinton About Sexual Harassment

11/8/2011 - Poll: Majority Say Media are Dishonest