Accuracy in Media

Oops: CNN Used Video Game Footage in Segment about Hacking

CNN used an image from the popular game series known as Fallout, a game where the player is in a post-apocalyptic world after nuclear war hits the United States homeland. That’s embarrassing, CNN: In a video from December 30, 2016, CNN used footage from Fallout’s hacking mini-game as B-roll to illustrate reports of recent, real-life hacks […]

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Hacker’s Delight: Sony’s Playstation Hacked Last Weekend, Service Restored

WASHINGTON — Hackers tried to overrun Sony Entertainment’s popular PlayStation gaming platform to gain access and steal user’s information, but was stopped by security measures. Reuters reported that the PlayStation platform went back online this past Monday after the hacking attack, which frightened consumers whose information could have been stolen. Some 53 million users could have […]

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Nintendo, with struggling Wii U, unsure of what to do

WASHINGTON — Nintendo’s Wii U game console has cost the company millions and may force the longtime video-game developer to reconsider its hard-line stance of keeping games on its gaming consoles. Reuters reported that Nintendo is unlike Microsoft and Sony, whose Xbox One and PlayStation 4 saw strong sales. But, critics say that Nintendo should […]

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Sony to launch PS4 Video Game Console in February

WASHINGTON — To try to dampen the excitement about their chief video game competitor, Microsoft, Sony announced their launch date for their newest video game console PlayStation 4. Reuters reported that their impending battle with Microsoft’s Xbox One could make or break the Japanese company’s struggle to make profit as smartphones and tablets have hurt […]

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Microsoft’s Xbox One Pre-Sales Supply…Sold Out!

WASHINGTON — Gamers and the gaming industry have finally learned about one of the biggest announcements of the latter half of the 2013 year: the launch of Xbox One. Reuters reported that the pre-order sales have sold out for the next generation gaming console for Microsoft, which is due for launch on November 22nd, the […]

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January 2017

1/4/2017 - Oops: CNN Used Video Game Footage in Segment about Hacking

July 2016

7/20/2016 - Distracted ‘Pokemon Go’ Driver Crashes into Parked Police Squad Car

7/19/2016 - ‘Pokemon Go’ has led to Doubling of Nintendo’s Share Value since Its Release

September 2014

9/28/2014 - Microsoft’s Xbox One to debut in China on September 29

August 2014

8/29/2014 - Hacker’s Delight: Sony’s Playstation Hacked Last Weekend, Service Restored

January 2014

1/25/2014 - Nintendo, with struggling Wii U, unsure of what to do

September 2013

9/11/2013 - Sony to launch PS4 Video Game Console in February

9/5/2013 - Microsoft’s Xbox One Pre-Sales Supply…Sold Out!