Accuracy in Media

Buried Lede on Tentative Policing Post-Ferguson in ABC News’ Article on ‘Out of Control’ Chicago Violence

ABC News focused on the rise in gun violence in Chicago, which has strict gun control laws and thereby restricts law-abiding citizens from protecting themselves. However, buried in the article is a telling statement from the Chicago police superintendent: And an increase in the reluctance by law enforcement to engage in proactive, violence prevention policies. […]

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FBI sees 3.9% Increase in Violent Crimes Last Year

Is this the ‘Ferguson effect’ due to ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstrations-riots-violence? ABC News reported the following: Cities across the country suffered an uptick in violent crime last year, according to new statistics compiled by the FBI. There were 1,197,704 violent crimes committed around the nation last year — a 3.9 percent increase from 2014, according […]

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January 2017

1/6/2017 - Buried Lede on Tentative Policing Post-Ferguson in ABC News’ Article on ‘Out of Control’ Chicago Violence

September 2016

9/27/2016 - FBI sees 3.9% Increase in Violent Crimes Last Year