Accuracy in Media

Free Beacon: Illegal Immigrants Outnumber Unemployed Americans

The Free Beacon reported: “The number of illegal immigrants in the United States totaled 11.3 million in 2014, outnumbering the 9.6 million Americans who were unemployed in the same year, according to data from Pew Research Center and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).” ““An estimated 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants lived in the U.S. in […]

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Chris Matthews Tells AZ Congressman that Unemployment Is Lower Than When Obama Took Office

During a discussion of Newt Gingrich’s “food stamp president” claim, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews told guest Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) that the unemployment rate is lower today than when Obama took office. Matthews: I think the unemployment rate, Congressman, is lower now than it was than what he inherited from President George W. Bush, […]

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August 2017

8/11/2017 - Oops? CNN Ignored Key Data that Makes the Case for Less Immigration

8/8/2017 - CNN Avoided Mentioning How Many Jobs were Added in Jobs Report, Focused on Lack of Wage Growth

January 2017

1/19/2017 - New York Times’ Upshot Tries Hand at Obama Legacy Data and Omits Key Stats

1/17/2017 - NBC News Praised Obama’s Legacy, Forgetting Key Economic Indicator

September 2015

9/3/2015 - INFOGRAPHIC: Unemployment Rates of 2-Term Presidents, from Reagan to Obama

July 2015

7/28/2015 - Free Beacon: Illegal Immigrants Outnumber Unemployed Americans

7/24/2015 - INFOGRAPHIC: College Degree Doesn’t Guarantee a Job

January 2012

1/27/2012 - Chris Matthews Tells AZ Congressman that Unemployment Is Lower Than When Obama Took Office