Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 30, 2012
Follow AIM on Pinterest! Top Story National Media’s Biased Coverage of the Affordable Care Act – This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether President Obama’s signature political achievement, the Affordable Care Act, is constitutional or not. AIM Blogs Matthews Accuses GOP of Making it Harder for Minorities to Vote [Video] – On Wednesday night’s Hardball on MSNBC, during a segment on Florida’s new | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 29, 2012
Top Story Can Justice Survive Media Lynch Mob? - As more facts have come out about the tragic death of young Trayvon Martin, the news media have been confronted with the consequences of their rush to judgment when news of this story first broke nationally. The first week or 10 days of national coverage turned out to be more of a lynch mob than a sober | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 28, 2012
Bias Clips Bias Clips: MSNBC Uses ‘The Hunger Games’ to Promote Obamacare AIM Blogs Anderson Cooper Exposes New Black Panther Party Racism [Video] – CNN’s Anderson Cooper grilled New Black Panther Party spokesman, Minister Mikhail Muhammad, over his group’s involvement in the Trayvon Martin case, exposing the party’s racism. CNN Beats MSNBC in Key Demo, Finishes Third Overall – CNN received a split decision in | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 27, 2012
AIM Original Video: Astro-Turf Protesters Argue the Constitutionality of Obamacare Bias Clips MSNBC Continues Hunger Games Narrative on Romney CNN’s Cooper Grills Black Panthers over Racism, “Uncle Toms” AIM Blogs Current-TV CEO Calls MSNBC A “Confused, Inauthentic Brand” – Current-TV CEO Joel Hyatt criticized the major cable news networks, taking specific aim at MSNBC, which targets the same liberal audience as Current, by calling the | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 26, 2012
Top Story The Strange Case of Sergeant Bales: Enemy Agent in the Ranks? – What we know, at this point, is that Iranian Press TV and Moscow-funded Russia Today (RT) are blaming the killings not on one man but a high-level U.S. conspiracy. They insist that Bales did not act alone but was assisted by other U.S. military personnel in what was a planned and | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 15, 2012
Top Story Media Threatens Christian Minister – The New York Times, a paper supposedly devoted to freedom of speech, is giving sympathetic coverage to a frivolous lawsuit designed to silence an American Christian minister. AIM Blogs Matthews: Romney Sounds Like African Colonialist [Video] – Chris Matthews used Mitt Romney’s third-place finishes in Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday night to ramp up his attacks on the | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 14, 2012
Top Story New Hearing in Treason Case Puts Heat on WikiLeaks – A motion hearing in the case of United States vs. Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is scheduled for March 15 at 10 a.m., at Fort Meade in Maryland, as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his backers are coming under increasing scrutiny. AIM Blogs The View Backs Limbaugh’s Right to Free Speech [Video] – The | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 13, 2012
Top Stories Washington Post Continues Kaplan Cover-up – Another story in The Washington Post, under the title of “Student loans seen as potential ‘next debt bomb’ for U.S. economy,” continues the paper’s practice of ignoring how a Post subsidiary is contributing to the problem. The Battle for Israel—An Interview with Bernard Shapiro – “I’m sick of the Israelis, the Americans—everybody talks too much! If you’re | Read More »
The Washington Post: Fraud, Lobbying and Insider Trading Exposed
Chalk it up as another example of public information being ignored by the mainstream press, but this one is beyond the pale. While much of America recognizes the Kaplan brand as a company involved in higher education, few know that they operate as part of The Washington Post Company. Fewer might know that 58 percent of The Post’s value is attributed to the Kaplan subsidiary. | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 6, 2012
Top Story Media Matters, or Does It? – The news for Media Matters keeps getting worse and worse. AIM Blogs Current TV Doubles Down, Adds Morning Block – Al Gore’s Current TV is doubling down on its strategy of building a 24/7 liberal network to compete with MSNBC by announcing that it will add morning programming to complement its primetime lineup. Guest Post Occupy the | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 5, 2012
Top Story Dear General Dempsey – When I hear someone with your knowledge and your experience talk as if things were moving along nicely with Iran (sanctions are working, the Tehran regime is “rational”), my heart sinks. AIM Blogs Fox Chairman Praises Rachel Maddow’s New Book – Ailes, who has been a hero to conservatives for having the vision to create Fox News and turn | Read More »
Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 1, 2012
Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012) Top Story Andrew Breitbart—New Media Champion – Yes, he was a fearless fighter and a serious media watchdog. That is why we at Accuracy in Media held him in such high regard. Press Release AIM Statement on Andrew Breitbart’s Passing – Accuracy in Media released the following statement after learning of Andrew Breitbart’s passing. AIM Blogs Newspaper Ad Revenues are Falling Over | Read More »
New AIM Video – Imam, Priest, Rabbi: Religious Liberty and The Birth Control Mandate
The controversial contraception, abortifacients and sterilization mandate has quickly become a national debate unlike the country has seen since the passage of Obamacare. Regardless of how the White House is currently positioned to accommodate potentially injured religious parties, Accuracy in Media discovered an alarming narrative developing in the mainstream press. Pundits and reporters have chosen to apply the debate to the horse-race for the GOP | Read More »
NEW AIM Video – Catholic Congressman: “Clergy…Stabbed In The Back”
The recent uproar regarding Obamacare’s contraception and abortifacient mandates has cast the spotlight on the Catholic Church, but what about American Muslims and Jews? Have their religious liberties been violated as well? Accuracy in Media offers an exclusive preview of this week’s video investigation titled Religious Liberty and The Birth Control Mandate.
AIM Video: Anarchists, Commies & “Tent Monster!”- Fitting Last Day of Occupy DC
From Accuracy in Media: “Protesters have erected a “tent of dreams” over the statue of General McPherson in McPherson Square in defiance of the National Park Police’s enforcement of a ban on camping.” –NPR, January 30, 2012 AIM has reported just about everything regarding the Occupy Movement in these past months. We’ve challenged key media narratives that sought to justify or apologize for Occupier’s actions. | Read More »
Former Obama Aide Lobbied for The Washington Post
From Accuracy in Media’s Cliff Kincaid: When Anita Dunn hasn’t been on CNN or MSNBC bashing the Republican presidential candidates and/or praising President Obama, she has been successfully lobbying for a Washington Post subsidiary by the name of Kaplan University. You may remember Dunn as the Obama aide who once said communist mass murderer Mao and Mother Teresa were “two of my favorite political philosophers.” | Read More »
AIM Video Coverage of the Republican Jewish Coalition Convention
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: Accuracy in Media today offers highlighted coverage of the Republican Jewish Coalition Convention, featuring videos of Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum and Michele Bachmann. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie offers an indictment of President Obama’s recent rhetoric comparing himself to Teddy Roosevelt, and challenges him to act like he’s been President for the last | Read More »
AIM Video – UNIONS: Future of the Occupy Movement?
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: Now that the holidays and winter weather are upon us, it will be a critical time for the Occupy Movement. Will they continue to slum in public (and private) parks illegally, or do they go back to their parent’s house? But more important, will unions of all kinds dedicate work days and member dues to pick up the slack? | Read More »
AIM Video: Union PAYS Occupy Protesters
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: Since people started camping out in the name of socialism or something, there have only been half measures by the media to determine whether union organizers were using dues to provide transportation, food and lodging for the Occupiers. Accuracy in Media infiltrated the National Nurses United for the duration of their Occupy DC protest tour. As the footage reveals, | Read More »
AIM EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Anonymous speaks! (1% ARE racists)
From Accuracy in Media’s Ben Johnson: AIM’s Ben Johnson caught up with OWS magistrate “Anonymous” to straighten out a few things, namely that all the 1%ers are racist and redistribution of wealth is the goal of the Occupy movement.
AIM Video: OCCUPY DC vs. Employment Offers (“we can’t do that”)
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: After more than a month of protest demands for better employment opportunities and benefits, Accuracy in Media saw fit to test their desires with…employment applications. Our “headhunters” were treated to every excuse as to why these jobs aren’t good enough for them. We guess middle management opportunities with healthcare and 401k benefits aren’t desirable anymore.
AIM Video Promo: The Occupy DC Job Bank
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: First we saw what happens when tea party folks are dropped into an Occupy slumber party. This week, we show the Internet just how zealous these squatters are for employment. Well, not really. Some protesters didn’t want to “take these job opportunities away from minorities.” Here’s a taste of what to expect this week from the AIM video team.
AIM Video – Herman Cain: Make My Day
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: Herman Cain can sing, pitch catchy policy and throw rhetorical bombs like he’s been doing it for years. He’s really growing into the “Godfather” title.
AIM Video: TEA PARTY Invades OCCUPY DC
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: Accuracy in Media, Let Freedom Ring and Young America’s Foundation have joined forces to invade Occupy DC. Our objective: to see what happens when three peaceful fans of capitalism, guns and our military take to the streets. It’s a good thing we didn’t do a live shot, they weren’t greeted nicely to say the least.
AIM Video: Dick Durbin LOVES $60 fees!
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson: Bad economic policies have consequences. Senator Dick Durbin thought the big greedy banks were making too much money and regulated their profits. Our President, eager to jump on the ‘Government Knows Best’ bandwagon offered his support and signature to the Dodd-Frank Bill. Accuracy in Media’s Ben Johnson teamed up with Let Freedom Ring to find out what happens when | Read More »