New York Times and Peters publish multiple false statements At least two subjects have demanded retractions, corrections Peters changes Attkisson quote to suit a false narrative Peters objects to reporting of factually correct, complete list of U.S. coronavirus deaths UPDATE: March 20, 2020: See legal letter sent to NYT. UPDATE March 19, 2020: The New […]
As world deaths attributed to coronavirus pass nine thousand, the majority of people answering a SharylAttkisson.com poll (90%) say they are "not at all" concerned or they have "not much" concern that they could die from coronavirus. About 5% of more than 1,900 respondents described themselves as "very" or "somewhat" concerned. How concerned are you […]
Italy has been hit hard by the coronavirus. But some members of the public isolated in quarantine have found a way to make the best of the situation. Cue the music...
If it turns out the coronavirus is much like the flu, the majority of respondents (55%) say we should be less panicked about the coronavirus. That's according to the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com. Less than 1% say we should be more panicked about the flu in the same scenario. Thirty-nine percent (39%) of the […]
Forty-four percent (44%) of those responding to the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com say they consume over three hours of news per day. Fifteen percent (15%) consume less than an hour of news daily. Two percent (2%) say they consume no news at all on a daily basis. Average amount of news I consume daily: […]
Everything you need to know about coronavirus, from real death rates, to profile of those who have passed away in the US, to the virus itself.
President Trump's campaign recently filed lawsuits against three national media outlets: CNN, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Although the news media enjoys strong protection from libel claims made by public figures, the Trump campaign claims the reporters acted with malice and reckless disregard for the truth in their Trump-Russia collusion coverage, and […]
If nothing else this news clip will make you feel less bad about your substandard math skills. On Thursday evening, March 5, 2020, MSNBC newsman Brian Williams and New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay referred to a tweet they read on Twitter. It claimed that former Democrat candidate for president Michael Bloomberg could […]
Most Americans say they are not influenced most by friends, family, ads, endorsements or the news. That's according to the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com. Perhaps the most surprising finding is the part about people not believing they are most influenced by ads. According to Forbes: Kantar Media CMAG group estimates that political ads for […]
There may be good news for fat-loving Americans! Current science does not support the government's policy to limit consumption of saturated fat, according to a "consensus statement" by a group of leading nutrition scientists. That's according to the Nutrition Coalition. The U.S. government reportedly issues Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) every five years. The government […]