Accuracy in Media

White House Denies it Duped Media to Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

The White House is in full damage control mode after deputy national security adviser for strategic communications Ben Rhodes told the New York Times magazine that he used the media and “beltway insiders” to create an “echo chamber” to sell the Iran nuclear deal to the public. On Friday White House press secretary Josh Earnest […]

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Politifact Names Obama’s “If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan” Promise As Its Lie of the Year

President Obama’s promise that under Obamacare, people would be able to keep their health care plan if they wanted to, earned the dubious distinction of being named Politifact’s 2013 “Lie of the Year.” Politifact editor Angie Drobnic Holan appeared on CNN Thursday to explain why this lie was chosen above others: The editors of Politifact chose […]

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May 2016

5/10/2016 - White House Denies it Duped Media to Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

December 2013

12/13/2013 - Politifact Names Obama’s “If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan” Promise As Its Lie of the Year