Accuracy in Media

CNN Cancels Struggling Crossfire

On Wednesday, CNN made the move that I have been calling for since April. They canceled the ratings-challenged Crossfire program after less than one year on the air. Crossfire, which ran on CNN originally from 1982 to 2005, returned last September with four rotating hosts—Van Jones and Stephanie Cutter on the left, and Newt Gingrich […]

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Crossfire Set to Return on September 16

CNN has announced that the new version of Crossfire will debut on September 16, and that they are tweaking the current programming lineup to accommodate the show. Crossfire, which aired on CNN from 1982 – 2005, is being rebooted with new hosts Newt Gingrich and S.E. Cupp on the right, and Stephanie Cutter and Van […]

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Stephanie Cutter: Obama’s Libya Response Has Been a “Very Transparent Process” [Video]

During an appearance on The Today Show on Monday, Obama’s deputy campaign manager, Stephanie Cutter, defended the administration’s response to last month’s attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, calling the investigation a “very transparent process:”   The President has been clear it was a terrible tragedy that took place in Benghazi, we lost four American […]

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Chris Wallace Grills David Axelrod on Libya

On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace grilled Obama senior campaign adviser David Axelrod over deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter’s remarks that the “entire reason” that Libya has become a political topic is because of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Wallace asked Axelrod if he thought that the concern over Libya is “just politics” ginned up […]

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Obama Campaign Stands Behind Biden’s False “Romney Bailout” Charge

During a “Newsmakers” panel earlier this week featuring several top Obama campaign officials, ABC News’ Jake Tapper questioned the campaign’s aggressive effort to accuse Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan of lying, and whether fact checking is important in light of Vice-President Joe Biden’s recent fact-challenged statements. Tapper was referring to Biden’s claim that Romney received […]

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Obama Disavows Priorities USA Ad—Sort Of [Video]

After weeks of silence on the Priorities USA Action ad, President Obama finally commented on the ad, saying that he didn’t believe Mitt Romney had anything to do with the death of Joe Soptic’s wife and that the ad was not approved or produced by his campaign. I don’t think that Governor Romney is somehow […]

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March 2016

3/22/2016 - Obamabot Stephanie Cutter Fired by NBC News after Conflict of Interest Exposed

October 2014

10/16/2014 - CNN Cancels Struggling Crossfire

September 2014

9/17/2014 - Point of No Return?—Crossfire Goes on Extended Hiatus

August 2013

8/6/2013 - Crossfire Set to Return on September 16

October 2012

10/22/2012 - Stephanie Cutter: Obama’s Libya Response Has Been a “Very Transparent Process” [Video]

10/15/2012 - Chris Wallace Grills David Axelrod on Libya

September 2012

9/7/2012 - Obama Campaign Stands Behind Biden’s False “Romney Bailout” Charge

August 2012

8/21/2012 - Obama Disavows Priorities USA Ad—Sort Of [Video]

8/20/2012 - Boston Globe Calls for Biden to Apologize for “Chains” Remark

8/14/2012 - Biden: Romney Administration “Going to Put Y’all Back In Chains”—Obama Campaign Fine With Remarks

8/14/2012 - Matt Lauer Exposes Obama Campaign Doublespeak on Paul Ryan

July 2012

7/17/2012 - David Axelrod Spins “Felon or Liar” Tactic about Romney on CNN

7/5/2012 - FactCheck.org: Obama Campaign Is “All Wet” on Romney Outsourcing Claims