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.
(Original air date: October 20, 2019) In recent days, after President Trump withdrew US troops from Syria, some of the criticism was accompanied by dramatic video on the news. ABC News aired video they claimed showed attacks by Turkish troops on Kurdish civilians, telling of slaughter and 'horrific reports of atrocities'. But ABC removed the […]
One county in Arizona was overrun with drugs being moved by illegal thugs coming in from Mexico. Until they deployed a cheap, simple solution. Sunday on Full Measure, we tell the incredible story of "Desert Eyes." Also, the U.S. was among the nations that used chemical weapons in World War One. Most of the world […]
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's all the more important that we, as journalists, maintain strict ethical standards when we *don't* like or agree with the person we are covering. If we let down our guard and don't follow proper conduct, the results can be disastrous for our reputation and the truth. Click the arrow at the link below to […]
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. […]
The following is a news analysis. The news isn’t what it used to be, folks. (That's not a news flash to most people.) This week, the Washington Post issued an embarrassingly extensive correction of a July 23 feature penned by freelance writer Korsha Wilson, whose credentials include bylines in the New York Times and publications […]
Below are some of the photos the press could have used showing Brazil's First Lady giving her first speech in sign language. Instead, Associated Press distributed the first photo with the incorrect caption stating she was "giving a military salute," which the Washington Post featured (first photo below). Later, the Washington Post issued a correction […]