Accuracy in Media

Washington Post’s ‘Fact Check’ of Trump’s Obamacare Claims Misses the Truth

The Washington Post’s latest fact check defends Obamacare and Obama’s legacy against President Donald Trump’s anti-Obamacare rhetoric. Here are examples of the article’s defense of the health care law: Insurers didn’t flee and left Americans uninsured 2 million Americans did not drop out of the Obamacare exchanges Premiums are not soaring However, it is known […]

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Dem Rep. Apologizes for Using Washington Post Fact Checker Pinocchios Inaccurately to Blast Republicans

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) apologized to The Washington Post’s Fact Checker Glenn Kessler after he was informed that a chart he used on the House floor blasting Republicans for using an “alternative fact” on methane gas emissions, which featured the column’s distinctive Four Pinocchios, was in fact not a statement rated by the Fact Checker. […]

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Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Claim that FBI Said She Was Truthful About Emails [Video]

In an interview with Colorado News9’s Brandon Rittiman, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton doubled down on her claim that FBI Director James Comey called her public comments about her private email server “truthful:” Rittiman: What kind of stuff was in those emails? Clinton: It was all personal stuff and we’ve said that consistently, and as […]

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Washington Post Fact Checker Wants Media to Challenge Trump’s Inaccurate Statements, but Ignores Similar Treatment for Hillary

The Washington Post Fact Checker column, which has analyzed the accuracy of both Republican and Democratic politicians’ public statements for the past eight years, is puzzled at the media’s reluctance to challenge presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump over the numerous inaccurate statements he has made since declaring his candidacy for the presidency last year. According […]

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Trump, Clinton Statements Top List of Biggest Lies of 2015

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made the list for some of the biggest Pinocchios of 2015, according to Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler. To make the list, Kessler focused only on the individuals or events that had earned the dubious honor of four Pinocchios, making for a list that included Republicans and Democrats […]

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Planned Parenthood Mammogram Lie

The defund-Planned Parenthood push by pro-life advocates and Republicans has left liberals and the Left livid. But many Planned Parenthood supporters still admit they have not watched the undercover videos published by the Center for Medical Progress. In those videos, Planned Parenthood executives were caught on tape talking frankly about making a profit off harvested […]

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July 2017

7/28/2017 - Washington Post’s ‘Fact Check’ of Trump’s Obamacare Claims Misses the Truth

March 2017

3/6/2017 - Dem Rep. Apologizes for Using Washington Post Fact Checker Pinocchios Inaccurately to Blast Republicans

August 2016

8/5/2016 - Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Claim that FBI Said She Was Truthful About Emails [Video]

July 2016

7/18/2016 - Washington Post Gives Obama Three Pinocchios for Guns Remark

May 2016

5/9/2016 - Washington Post Fact Checker Wants Media to Challenge Trump’s Inaccurate Statements, but Ignores Similar Treatment for Hillary

December 2015

12/23/2015 - Team Cruz Unhappy with Washington Post’s Fact-Check of Ad

12/14/2015 - Trump, Clinton Statements Top List of Biggest Lies of 2015

October 2015

10/5/2015 - Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Three Pinocchios to Clinton’s Email Timeline

10/1/2015 - Planned Parenthood Mammogram Lie

June 2015

6/29/2015 - Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) Four Pinocchios for Statement on School Shootings

October 2014

10/17/2014 - Ad Blaming GOP Spending Cuts for Ebola Deaths Gets Four Pinocchio’s [Video]

July 2014

7/16/2014 - Obama Gets 3 Pinocchios for Saying GOP Blocked Every Serious Idea

7/3/2014 - Hillary Clinton Gets Two Pinocchios from WaPo Fact Checker for Inaccurate Hobby Lobby Comments

May 2013

5/15/2013 - Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Obama “Four Pinocchio’s” on Benghazi Statement

September 2012

9/7/2012 - Obama Campaign Stands Behind Biden’s False “Romney Bailout” Charge

May 2012

5/30/2012 - Washington Post Debunks Claim That Obama Isn’t a Big Spender [VIDEO]

5/17/2012 - CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield Rips Obama Campaign Spokesperson for “Dirty” Bain Ad