Accuracy in Media

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Wondered if Barcelona Terror Attack was a ‘Copycat’ of Charlottesville

Ignoring recent events, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked if using a vehicle as a mass casualty-inflicting attack vehicle was a “copycat” of the Charlottesville tragedy, where a neo-Nazi sympathizer used his car to run over counter-protesters. Here’s what Blitzer said: ‚ÄúThere will be questions about copycats. Questions, if what happened in Barcelona, was at all, at […]

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Spanish Police Arrest 7 on Suspected ISIS Ties

From Fox News: Spanish police arrested seven suspected members Sunday of a jihadi cell linked to Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids in the eastern provinces of Valencia and Alicante and in Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta. In a statement, police said the cell was well-organized and coordinated by a ringleader who […]

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Showdown Expected between Catalonia Separatist Parties and Spanish Gov’t

Fox News with the latest: Pro-secession parties pushing for Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region to break away and form a new Mediterranean nation won a landmark vote Sunday by capturing a regional parliamentary majority, setting up a possible showdown over independence with the central government in Madrid. With 99 percent of the vote counted, the “Together […]

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Catalonia Suspends Independence Campaign

WASHINGTON — The government of Catalonia, an ethnically and linguistically unique region in Spain, has tabled their recent attempt at declaring independence from Spain. Reuters reported that this latest attempt, a referendum and their campaign for a vote, was temporarily suspended after the Spanish central government in Madrid filed a legal block to a referendum. […]

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Good Call? Spain stops Shipment of Riot Gear to Venezuelan Government

WASHINGTON — The Spanish government has stopped the shipment of riot gear intended for Venezuelan government supporters and police. The Venezuelan government, led by socialist Nicolas Maduro, was not pleased by this decision. The Guardian reported that the Venezuelan government was livid after the Spanish Conservative government suspended sales last month, according to the country’s […]

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Spanish Protests turn Violent, 11 Hurt

WASHINGTON — A protest turned violent in Madrid, where protesters focused on opposing a northern city’s plans to turn a street into a tree-lined boulevard. Reuters reported that the city of Burgos received a lot of criticism for its central government-planned project to build an underground parking garage and other components. The cost could go […]

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Spanish Province calls for EU Support for Independence

WASHINGTON — Catalonia, a fiercely independent state within Spain, is urging the European Union to help support its independence from Spain. Reuters reported that Catalonia’s President, Artur Mas, called on the E.U.’s prime ministers to support Catalonia’s independence this upcoming year. It has become a bitter and divisive fight between the state government and the […]

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EU Spending Cuts go Deep in Portugal

WASHINGTON — European Union spending cuts are now targeting the Portuguese poor, lamented recent reports. Reuters reported that the E.U. has enforced spending cuts to their food aid programs and it came at a time where there are more poor Portuguese people than ever before. The country is going to lose 40% (or $27 million) […]

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Positive European Sentiment at all-time 2 Year High

WASHINGTON — Investor sentiment in the eurozone, or the European Union countries that use the euro as currency, is on the upswing even though their overall economies are struggling. Reuters reported that investors were encouraged by the end of the currency bloc’s recession, which was buoyed by the German economy. This is a big improvement […]

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August 2017

8/18/2017 - CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Wondered if Barcelona Terror Attack was a ‘Copycat’ of Charlottesville

February 2016

2/8/2016 - Spanish Police Arrest 7 on Suspected ISIS Ties

September 2015

9/28/2015 - Showdown Expected between Catalonia Separatist Parties and Spanish Gov’t

October 2014

10/6/2014 - Catalonia Suspends Independence Campaign

April 2014

4/11/2014 - Good Call? Spain stops Shipment of Riot Gear to Venezuelan Government

January 2014

1/19/2014 - Spanish Protests turn Violent, 11 Hurt

1/12/2014 - Spanish Province calls for EU Support for Independence

November 2013

11/8/2013 - Europe breathes Sigh of Relief as Portugal Unemployment Rate falls

September 2013

9/16/2013 - EU Spending Cuts go Deep in Portugal

9/11/2013 - Positive European Sentiment at all-time 2 Year High

August 2013

8/21/2013 - Britain Balks, Tells Spain they’ll keep Gibraltar

8/18/2013 - European End Game? Banks closing across Europe

8/17/2013 - EU pulling out of a Recession? Not so Fast

8/9/2013 - Czech Mate? Looks like Czech Gov’t set to Collapse

July 2013

7/31/2013 - Spain Train Driver charged as Country Mourns Victims

7/28/2013 - Tragic: Spain trail derailment kills 78, over 100 injured

7/19/2013 - Portugal is the Next Greece, Europe fears

7/18/2013 - Brazil nixes plan to use Cuban doctors, looking to Spain & Portugal

7/16/2013 - Spain on Brink of Economic Collapse, says IMF

7/11/2013 - Greece needs another Lifeline!

7/6/2013 - Germany’s Merkel tries to lower Youth Unemployment

7/2/2013 - Spanish Ex-Treasurer imprisoned for corruption

June 2013

6/24/2013 - Greece says it’ll meet Bailout Goals

6/19/2013 - Spain’s Recession leads to widespread Crime

May 2013

5/31/2013 - Amazon’s German workers go on strike…for 1 day

5/31/2013 - Euro Bank to France: Cut Spending Now!

5/24/2013 - British PM to rule coalition until 2015, reports say

5/24/2013 - Ex-PM says Bulgarian Gov’t should be able to form Coalition

5/20/2013 - Google Tax Round 2? Britain questions Google over taxes

5/18/2013 - Germany can’t stop Eurozone from another recession

5/16/2013 - Economics 101: France allows private sector layoffs

5/21/2012 - Circling the Drain

5/9/2012 - Scytl: Voter Fraud Facts and Fiction