Accuracy in Media

After Backlash over ESPN’s Robert Lee Decision, ESPN President Blasts FOX Sports Personality for Politicizing the Story

Clay Travis, a sports personality at FOX Sports and a rival network of ABC/ESPN, reported yesterday that ESPN sent around an internal memo where they reassigned a sports play-by-play broadcaster named Robert Lee to another college football game broadcast. Lee was originally scheduled to broadcast a college football game between the University of Virginia and […]

Continue Reading

ESPN Swaps Announcer from UVA Football Game ‘Because of the Coincidence of His Name’

Controversy over Confederate statues somehow has found its way its way into college football.   ESPN announced Tuesday that it was switching broadcasters for games on Sept. 2 so that an announcer named Robert Lee would not be assigned to Charlottesville for the William and Mary-at-University of Virginia football game.   In a statement to Accuracy in Media Tuesday […]

Continue Reading

August 2017

8/24/2017 - MSNBC’s Morning Joe Calls ESPN’s Robert Lee Decision ‘Really Dumb’ [Video]

8/24/2017 - After Backlash over ESPN’s Robert Lee Decision, ESPN President Blasts FOX Sports Personality for Politicizing the Story

8/24/2017 - ESPN Swaps Announcer from UVA Football Game ‘Because of the Coincidence of His Name’

June 2016

6/2/2016 - Lawyers for UVa’s ‘Jackie’ Admit She Tried to Catfish Male Student

April 2016

4/7/2016 - ‘Jackie’ of UVA Scandal Deposed by Judge in Trial

March 2016

3/5/2016 - Hijab-Wearing Professor is Now at Virginia to Research Islam

April 2015

4/7/2015 - UVa Fraternity to Sue Rolling Stone for “Reckless” Defamation

4/6/2015 - Columbia Journalism Publishes Investigation of Rolling Stone UVa Story

4/6/2015 - Rolling Stone Retracts UVa Gang Rape Hoax Story

December 2014

12/23/2014 - E-mails Expose Rolling Stone’s lack of Journalism Ethics in Rape Scandal Story

12/10/2014 - Chris Matthews asks if UVa Rape case will end up like Duke Lacrosse

12/8/2014 - UVa Rape Case could be a Hoax after all