• Too biased to fail?

    If Lenin said that capitalists “will sell us the rope we use to hang them,” newspapers are saying that conservatives will fund the ink they use to smear them. Bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress have now signed on for a proposed media bailout. This isn’t a bailout for smaller newspapers and television stations. The post Too biased to fail? appeared first on Accuracy in Media.

  • NY Times silent on WHO praise of China’s COVID-19 efforts

    The New York Times chose to be silent over the WHO’s recent praise for China’s investigation of the coronavirus pandemic’s origins, while right-leaning media covered the news. The newspaper headlined its coronavirus-related news tracker, “E.U. and Japan Push Coronavirus Stimulus Packages: Live Coverage.” The news tracker included news such as France suspending the use of The post NY Times silent on WHO praise of China’s COVID-19 efforts appeared first on Accuracy in Media.

  • Former CBS News boss: Journalism has become the ‘clarion voice of the resistance’

    Former CBS News president Van Gordon Sauter criticized the media for becoming the voice of the “resistance” and losing any semblance of fairness in its reporting. Sauter, who served as CBS News president from 1982-83 and again in 1986, expressed his disappointment with the media in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Monday. News organizations The post Former CBS News boss: Journalism has become the ‘clarion voice of the resistance’ appeared first on Accuracy in Media.

  • NowThis News equates Trump’s praise for Henry Ford to anti-Semitism, Hitler

    NowThis News blasted President Donald Trump when he praised the founder of the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford, for having “good bloodlines.” The website headlined its critique of the president, “Trump Praises Famous Anti-Semite Henry Ford For “Good Bloodlines.” NowThis News claimed, along with other left-leaning Democratic Jewish groups, that Trump’s quote was an example The post NowThis News equates Trump’s praise for Henry Ford to anti-Semitism, Hitler appeared first on Accuracy in Media.

  • NowThis News: Trump ‘attempted extortion to swing elections in his favor’

    NowThis News made the unproven claim that President Donald Trump has a history of attempted extortion to sway elections in his favor. The website headlined its claim, “Trump Makes False Attacks On Vote By Mail And Threatens To Withhold Funding From Two States.” NowThis News criticized the president for promoting voter fraud theories and telling The post NowThis News: Trump ‘attempted extortion to swing elections in his favor’ appeared first on Accuracy in Media.