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.
A trillion dollar economic relief package is heading out the door soon on Capitol Hill to help those hit by coronavirus. Already signed into law is a $100 billion spending package, including provisions for paid sick leave. And before that, Congress passed $8.3 billion for the initial emergency response. Sunday on Full Measure, we’ll dig […]
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 […]
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.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s Stop Wasteful Advertising by the Government Act, or SWAG Act recently unanimously passed the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Ernst’s SWAG Act targets the over $1.4 billion the federal government spends each year on public relations and advertising campaigns. There’s zero reason for the federal government to blow a […]
The following is a transcript of a story that recently appeared on Full Measure News. Click on the link at the end of the transcript to watch the video report. The U.S. financial markets are suffering under the coronavirus pandemic. Added to the mix, an oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia. It’s driving […]
In today’s follow the money, we take a look at people who gave to charities with no idea that almost all of the money was sent to for-profit fundraisers. Reporter Sarah Kleiner with the Center for Public Integrity uncovered the story. Sharyl: Is it accurate to say it’s more efficient for some charities, they think, […]
The following is an excerpt of an article about HPV vaccine trials in Slate.com. Click on the link at the end of the excerpt to read the full article. A controversial new review of the HPV [cervical cancer] vaccine, which is recommended for boys and girls to prevent different types of cancer, suggests the shot’s safety was […]