CBS News has reportedly admitted to an embarrassing mistake: the network misrepresented video of a crowded Italian hospital as being a New York hospital filled with coronavirus patients. Last week, "CBS This Morning" showed the video in a segment about New York City. Many observers flagged the mistake on social media. According to Fox News, […]
The following is an excerpt from an article in Daily Wire. Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson had her lawyers send a letter to the New York Times demanding they correct the “false and defamatory” article titled “From Jerry Falwell Jr to Dr. Drew: 5 Coronavirus Doubters,” which painted Attkisson as one of those doubters. Attkisson […]
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.
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 a misconception that a temporary delay in U.S. aid to Ukraine resulted in deaths of Ukrainians. That's according to Nolan Peterson, a former U.S. Air Force special operations pilot and a veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He also worked as a Ukraine-based war correspondent. In a recent interview with me for […]
Thanksgiving Day there was a doozie of an anti-Trump media mistake. What does it tell us about the state of journalism? It's not good.
It was not a good holiday for two employees in separate cases of workplace mistakes. From KTUL in Tulsa, Oklahoma: "Starbucks says they fired a barista who printed "PIG" on five coffee cups ordered by a police officer on Thanksgiving. The police chief at Kiefer Police Department, a community just outside Tulsa, said the officer was picking […]
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 […]