Accuracy in Media

WaPo’s Margaret Sullivan Defends ESPN Writer’s Anti-Trump Tweets

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan defended ESPN’s Jemele Hill’s tweets that called President Trump a white supremacist and said he was unqualified to be president. Hill’s halfhearted apology was good enough for Sullivan, said tweets from Trump and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders were inappropriate. It is, for example, wildly inappropriate for […]

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Paul Krugman’s Too Good for Twitter

Liberal New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, who has a little over one million followers on Twitter, explained to his readers last week that he really can’t be bothered with the micr0-blogging service: One reason is that I have better things to do with my time. Another is that I don’t think my instant reactions […]

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C-SPAN Spices Up Breaks with Congressional Tweets

C-SPAN has joined the social media revolution by displaying tweets from members of Congress during breaks on some of its broadcasts. According to Adam Hochberg of Poynter, for the past several months C-SPAN2 has been displaying the Congressional tweets in real time during breaks in their Senate debate coverage. C-SPAN sees the tweets as just […]

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September 2017

9/20/2017 - WaPo’s Margaret Sullivan Defends ESPN Writer’s Anti-Trump Tweets

9/16/2013 - Paul Krugman’s Too Good for Twitter

January 2012

1/18/2012 - AP Sets Up a Nerve Center to Help Employees with Twitter Issues

November 2011

11/19/2011 - Associated Press Reminds Reporters to Not Break the News With a Tweet

11/5/2011 - C-SPAN Spices Up Breaks with Congressional Tweets