Accuracy in Media

Clinton Says She Won’t Release Wall Street Speech Transcripts Due To “Constantly Changing” Campaign Standards [Video]

During an interview on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Hillary Clinton blamed a “constantly changing set of standards” that applies only to her for why she hasn’t released the transcripts of her Wall Street speeches: Stephanopoulos: That [Bernie Sanders] ad does hit the speaking fees that you have had to deal with so many […]

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Donald Trump Calls for the Return of Waterboarding

Well, Donald Trump will say what he wants to say: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Sunday that he’d bring back interrogating enemy combatants like the Islamic State with such enhanced techniques as waterboarding, which he said “is peanuts compared to what they do to us.” “I would bring it back,” Trump told ABC’s “This […]

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George Will Leaves ABC for Fox News

Fox News announced today that conservative columnist and author George Will is leaving ABC News, and joining Fox: “We are delighted to have someone of George’s stature join Fox News. His wisdom is enduring and his achievements are far too long to list,” said Michael Clemente, the network’s senior vice president for news, in a […]

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Cokie Roberts: “What’s Going on About Voting Rights is Downright Evil” [Video]

Appearing Sunday on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, National Public Radio senior news contributor Cokie Roberts criticized Republican efforts to pass voter ID legislation, calling increased restrictions of voting rights “downright evil:” [H]aving grown up in the deep south in the era of Jim Crow, the difference is dramatic.  The fact that Andy Young was Mayor of […]

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Amanpour Flames Out at “This Week”

Yesterday ABC raised the white flag and basically admitted that their grand experiment of hiring former CNN international correspondent Christiane Amanpour to host This Week was a failure when they announced that she was leaving the program. She will remain at ABC, reportedly to host about six primetime specials a year and appear on other news shows […]

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Christiane Amanpour May Be Headed Back to CNN

The New York Post is reporting that This Week host Christiane Amanpour isn’t getting along with her superiors at ABC News and has reached out to her former employer CNN about a possible return to the network. Sources told the Post that Amanpour was “miserable” with her anchor role and wants to return  to reporting […]

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This Week’s Bad Week

Normally ABC’s This Week isn’t even close to be a ratings juggernaut but last week was a particularly low point for the program in D.C. Last Sunday the show managed to attract a grand total of 7,000 viewers compared to 129,000 for Meet the Press, 50,000 for Fox News Sunday and 22,000 for Face the […]

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ABC News President Vows to ‘Fix’ ‘This Week’

Admitting that the makeover of Sunday morning news show This Week has been a disappointment new ABC News president vowed to fix the ailing show. From the Huffington Post Sherwood also said that he wants to “fix” the Sunday morning political talk show “This Week.” The show has sunk in the ratings since Christiane Amanpour […]

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April 2016

4/18/2016 - Clinton Says She Won’t Release Wall Street Speech Transcripts Due To “Constantly Changing” Campaign Standards [Video]

February 2016

2/1/2016 - Hillary Clinton Struggles to Defend E-mail Flip-Flop [Video]

November 2015

11/23/2015 - Donald Trump Calls for the Return of Waterboarding

September 2014

9/19/2014 - One Week Wonder—“Meet the Press” Returns to Third Place

October 2013

10/2/2013 - George Will Leaves ABC for Fox News

August 2013

8/27/2013 - Cokie Roberts: “What’s Going on About Voting Rights is Downright Evil” [Video]

December 2011

12/14/2011 - Amanpour Flames Out at “This Week”

October 2011

10/27/2011 - Christiane Amanpour May Be Headed Back to CNN

June 2011

6/18/2011 - This Week’s Bad Week

January 2011

1/12/2011 - ABC News President Vows to ‘Fix’ ‘This Week’