Accuracy in Media

Reporter Blasted on Social Media for Word Choice in Describing Trump Firing Attorneys vs. Obama

Joel Gerstein at Politico received significant flack on social media for how his headlines read in pieces about a new administration firing U.S. attorneys from their predecessor. In this case, conservatives on social media focused on how Gerstein’s headline read “Obama to replace U.S. attorneys” while his more recent headline with Trump read, “Trump team […]

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Trump Administration asked Obama-Appointed US Attorneys to Resign with Public Announcement

The Department of Justice made a public announcement of the completion of the transition between Trump and Obama by announcing resignations of Obama-appointed U.S. attorneys. Apparently, the abrupt announcement of their resignations shocked them, as they had not received notice that they were required to resign that day. As is custom, the previous administration’s appointees […]

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March 2017

3/14/2017 - Reporter Blasted on Social Media for Word Choice in Describing Trump Firing Attorneys vs. Obama

3/12/2017 - Trump Administration asked Obama-Appointed US Attorneys to Resign with Public Announcement