Accuracy in Media

11 Monuments Vandalized after Charlottesville Violence

Good work by CNN to report on vandalism of monuments since Charlottesville’s mob violence last week. By CNN’s count, eleven monuments of varying historical significance have been vandalized since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, which claimed the life of one civilian. Seven of the vandalized monuments highlight the role of the Confederacy in U.S. history, […]

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Editor Suggests Getting Rid of Mount Rushmore

An editor at VICE News wrote an op-ed calling for the removal of Mount Rushmore, in light of the controversies about Confederacy memorials, statues, plaques and monuments. Why did the editor call for this? The editor wondered if any American president was worth memorializing on Mount Rushmore, so why not get rid of the entire […]

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Liberal Media Ignored NAACP Leader’s Disapproval of Removing Statues after Charlottesville Tragedy

Among all of the hot takes, outrage and grief after the Charlottesville rally-turned-deadly-incident, a measured take and viewpoint by a leader of a NAACP Pennsylvania chapter sought to restore calm. Esther Lee, chapter president of the NAACP in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, pointed out that history is done and over with and it was tragic how someone […]

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CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two Presidents to Historians

A survey of historians of American presidents ranked the following as the top five presidents: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or “FDR” Dwight D. Eisenhower, or “Ike” Obama made the list as the twelfth-best president and George W. Bush was ranked thirty-third. Bill Clinton climbed up to fifteenth. As an aside, […]

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Ronald Reagan’s Pearl Harbor Proclamation

We at Accuracy in Media recognize the sacrifices made on that day, where U.S. servicemen died in Pearl Harbor when Japanese bombers attacked the U.S. fleet stationed there. We remember December 7th, 1941 through the words of Ronald Reagan in 1987: Proclamation 5751 — National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 1987 December 7, 1987 By the […]

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Florida State RA Defends Anti-Pilgrim Thanksgiving Display

This from our friends at AIA: From Campus Reform: Campus Reform initially reported on the display’s hostility towards the Pilgrims, promoting “facts” such as “Native Americans provided most of the food but naturally the white settlers took credit” and “the majority of pilgrims couldn’t farm or build anything.” Now, the board has been updated with […]

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August 2017

8/22/2017 - 11 Monuments Vandalized after Charlottesville Violence

8/21/2017 - Vandals burn Abraham Lincoln Bust in Chicago after Charlottesville Violence

8/18/2017 - Editor Suggests Getting Rid of Mount Rushmore

8/17/2017 - Liberal Media Ignored NAACP Leader’s Disapproval of Removing Statues after Charlottesville Tragedy

February 2017

2/20/2017 - CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two Presidents to Historians

December 2016

12/7/2016 - Ronald Reagan’s Pearl Harbor Proclamation

November 2016

11/24/2016 - Florida State RA Defends Anti-Pilgrim Thanksgiving Display

October 2016

10/10/2016 - Columbus Day: Celebrating American Exceptionalism, Not the PC Narratives

10/10/2016 - Several Cities have Renamed ‘Columbus Day,’ due to PC Narratives, to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

10/10/2016 - Re-Naming Columbus Day ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ should be Offensive Towards Native Americans

August 2016

8/5/2016 - Mel Gibson’s Newest Movie? Story of Desmond Doss, a Medal of Honor Recipient who Didn’t Fire a Weapon

June 2016

6/8/2016 - Rand Paul to Introduce Bill to Abolish Selective Service (the Draft) to Remember Muhammad Ali

May 2016

5/30/2016 - Brian Williams At It Again: America Bombed Japan “In Anger”

5/28/2016 - Obama’s Hiroshima Speech Lacked Historical Context

5/25/2016 - America’s War on the Confederate Flag is a War on the Past

5/6/2016 - Oldest American WWII Veteran Passes Away at Age 110

April 2016

4/21/2016 - Hamilton Stays, Jackson Goes: Harriet Tubman to be Added to U.S. $20 Bill

4/9/2016 - Daily Show’s Trevor Noah Thought 4 Founding Fathers on Mount Rushmore

4/1/2016 - UCLA Professors: FDR’s Policies Prolonged the Great Depression

February 2016

2/15/2016 - Happy Presidents Day! A Quote from George Washington to Honor It

January 2016

1/29/2016 - Will New Orleans Remove Confederate-Era Statues?

December 2015

12/28/2015 - Everyone is Offended: Panel Recommends Replacing the Civil War-Era State Song of Maryland