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Accuracy in Media's Month of Bad Benghazi News

Terry Krepel | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media
Terry Krepel

If Accuracy in Media is desperate to deny the obvious partisan nature of the House Select Committee, it's certainly not going to admit the partisanship and credibility issues of its own "Citizens' Commission on Benghazi".

Rightist Critics of Pope Francis

Martin Marty | Posted 05.21.2016 | Religion
Martin Marty

So predictable are the Pope's critics on the Right that we seldom engage in sighting them or commenting on them in Sightings. But never to notice them does a disservice to those who would like a full accounting of the Pope-in-public, the Pontiff-in-the media, etc.

Accuracy In Media Honors Inaccuracy In Media

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

For many recipients of this award -- handed out at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) -- accuracy in media is way down on their list of accomplishments, especially among the most recent honorees.

Reforming the Way We Write About Reform, Education and More

Sarah Carr | Posted 08.19.2012 | Education
Sarah Carr

Journalists should strive to ensure they don't unthinkingly support a political agenda through the appropriation of its rhetoric. But as the debate surrounding education grows more heated, I worry that we all are missing the point when it comes to our words.

Accuracy in Media Fights 'Bigotry' With ... A White Supremacist

Terry Krepel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

During an appearance on Fox News, liberal commentator Jehmu Greene referred to Tucker Carlson as a "bow-tying white boy." As one might imagine, that did not go over so well in the right-wing media.

Cliff Kincaid's International Gay-Bashing

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Is AIM president Don Irvine pleased with Cliff Kincaid's hijacking of his group into a virulently anti-gay group? With no apparent effort to stop or even temper Kincaid's vitriol, one must assume so.

Accuracy in Media: What Is It Good For?

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Accuracy in Media, it can be argued, was founded in a fit of pique. In his 1984 book Media Mischief and Misdeeds, Reed Irvine stated that AIM's foun...

Right-Wing Media Desperate to Smear Obama

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

It's crunch time, and right-wing media writers are in a frenzy. Indeed, it almost seems like a competition among the top right-wing writers to see who can go the farthest in smearing Obama.