Accuracy in Media

  • Vox: Here’s How to Save Capitalism

    Matthew Yglesias, a writer for Vox, tried to make the case for the Accountable Capitalism Act in a piece Friday, headlined, “Top House Democrats join Elizabeth Warren’s push to fundamentally change American capitalism” – subhead: “Co-determination would transfer huge sums of wealth to the middle class.” The story focused on the news four members of…

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  • CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Shows Anti-Trump Bias

    CNN New Day anchor Alisyn Camerota showed her bias against President Trump’s immigration enforcement, lambasting what she called “the ill-conceived Trump policy of family separations,” even though family separations had also occurred under the Barack Obama and George W. Bush administrations. “Are there still children who are separated from their parents who were separated during…

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  • WaPo Reports Republicans Are ‘Boxed In’ By Trump Standing Up For Border Wall

    President Trump’s vow to incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer that he would “wear the mantle” and shut down the government if he doesn’t get $5 billion for a border wall in the year-end spending legislation has caused problems for his caucus. “Trump’s ultimatum on border wall boxes in fellow…

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  • NBC News Falsely Reports the Center for Medical Progress Videos Were Discredited

    A story that aimed to clear up misconceptions about the Supreme Court’s decision to reject cases about defunding Planned Parenthood ended up adding some misconceptions about Planned Parenthood and the videos that exposed its sale of baby parts. The story, “The Supreme Court’s abortion ruling isn’t a real victory. It sets up a bigger fight…

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  • MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Ripped After Making Slur on Air

    MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski has not been penalized by MSNBC after making an anti-gay slur on the air yesterday during Morning Joe. The hypocrisy was pointed out by Sarah Palin on Twitter, where she linked to an article with the tweet “MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Uses Homophobic Slur on National TV, Network Tries to Cover It…

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  • MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Apologizes for Calling Secretary of State a ‘Wannabe Dictator’s Buttboy’

    MSNBC Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski blasted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s response to Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reported role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi calling him a “wannabe dictator’s buttboy” on Wednesday. Pompeo was interviewed on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday by Brian Kilmeade and stuck to the Trump administration’s line on the murder, telling Kilmeade it…

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  • Journalists Jilted as Trump Cancels White House Media Christmas Party

    According to Howard Kurtz of Fox News, President Trump has decided to cancel the annual White House Christmas party for the press, ending a decades-long tradition in a sign of just how contentious Trump’s relationship with the media has been since he took office. The party was considered a significant perk for the White House…

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  • Media Declares Trump Loser in Immigration Standoff With Chuck and Nancy

    Opinion makers split along party lines in their reactions to President Trump’s volatile immigration meeting with incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. The Post reported that Trump lost the border wall fight with his actions on Tuesday, while Fox News’s Tucker Carlson said, “If body language is any indication, Chuck…

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  • Dem Operative Removes Meme Because of Inaccuracies, Then Snopes Rates it True

    A Democratic political operative who posted a meme about health care admitted he had gotten much of his tweet wrong and deleted it, but that still wasn’t enough to convince Snopes – a left-leaning fact-checking site – to back off claims the information in the meme was accurate. Nicholas Kitchel, whose Twitter bio says he…

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  • CNN’s Jake Tapper: ‘This Line Will Haunt Trump’

    CNN showed clear bias in its coverage of President Trump’s White House meeting with Democrats House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. In a video article titled “Tapper: This line will haunt Trump,” CNN stated, “CNN’s Jake Tapper says President Trump will likely regret saying he will proudly own a government…

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