In the latest in our series of unscientific polls at SharylAttkisson.com (just for fun), we asked people if they voted for President Trump in 2016 and did they plan to do so in 2020. The several thousand respondents were primarily Trump supporters. But what’s interesting is what we find when we examine how these Trump […]
The following is a news analysis. The mysterious case of the reported racial attack on actor Jusse Smollett has gone through a dizzying array of revisions in the past 24 hours. It remains the subject of heated speculation and debate. Whatever the outcome, it seems that in the past few years we’ve heard a lot […]
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.
As we prepare to enter a third year with Donald Trump as president, he can brag of many accomplishments, such as record employment for blacks, Asian-Americans and Hispanics; replacing NAFTA; tax cuts; two Supreme Court justices; deep-sixing the Iran agreement; and moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Like commanders-in-chief before him, Trump also […]
Democrat-heavy sample nets better news for Trump Among the same Democrat-heavy sample: 26% say they voted for Romney in 2012. 42% say they are leaning toward Trump in 2016. The following is a media news analysis[hr] Another poll; another way to spin. Earlier this week, I showed how the reporting on a Bloomberg poll could […]
The following is a media news analysis Is Hillary Clinton squashing Donald Trump into oblivion in the polls? Or is her lead over him perilously shrinking? One thing we know is: there are countless ways to spin a poll. Consider the case of selective reporting on the most recent Bloomberg national poll. On Aug. 10, Bloomberg […]
Sharyl Attkisson: “Viewer question: What’s your position on freedom of choice regarding various vaccines that could be dangerous for some children and why is the mere discussion of making vaccines safe censored?” Donald Trump: “It’s the most unbelievable discussion I’ve ever been involved in. If you say anything about vaccines that is slightly, like…holding back […]
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is the U.S.-led military alliance created in 1949. Is it obsolete? Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump says yes. He says NATO should be reconfigured to address the realities of today’s terrorist threats. He may have a point. After the terrorist attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya in 2012, Congress asked […]