It’s easy to find fact checks about Trump. And he’s given us plenty to write about. This article measures some of the media’s fact-challenged reporting.
astroturf and media manipulation
The altered quote and multiple false claims made by Jeremy Peters in the New York Times article, “From Jerry Falwell Jr to Dr. Drew: 5 Coronavirus Doubters” must be corrected. For more background, click here.
The following is a letter published in Medium.com by the subject of a recent Full Measure cover story. Below the letter you can link to the story. by Trevor Fitzgibbon I have spent the majority of my adult life working to oppose war, genocide, and supporting courageous whistleblowers. In 2002 I left my job as […]
During a Chicago speech to the nation’s police chiefs, President Trump raised the false accusations made by actor Jussie Smollett. Smollett, who is black, falsely claimed that white Trump supporters wearing “Make America Great Again” hats attacked him in the middle of the night and hung a noose around his neck. Police later determined that […]
The following is an excerpt from my Full Measure story with media critic Howard Kurtz. Watch the video and read the full story at the link at the end of this article. In recent days, after President Trump withdrew US troops from Syria, some of the criticism was accompanied by dramatic video on the news. […]
The following is a news analysis. There’s a new article that echoes the reporting I’ve done on the co-opting, bias and agenda editing that has become rampant at the world’s most popular encyclopedia: Wikipedia. According to the report in Hollywood Reporter, NBC hired a “Wikipedia Whitewasher” to handle Matt Lauer’s biography page and make it […]
The following is an excerpt of a news analysis in The Hill. I feel pretty safe in saying that most Americans can’t tell you off the top of their head who the Kurds are or what the U.S. relationship with them is — let alone how that factors into Iran, Russia, China, Turkey and Syria. […]
Here’s the place where you can binge watch all of our Full Measure cover stories! Find out what else has been going on in the world while much of news reporting has been hyper focused on the same few narratives. Click the link below to take you to the Full Measure cover story page.