By Tim Graham Our News Analysis Division has given this fact checker a rating of: Slightly Skewed The “fact checkers” at Associated Press were the latest to fulminate against President Trump mocking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam about executing babies born alive after an abortion attempt. The tweet was mockable: “The reality behind President Trump’s false …Continue reading "AP ‘Fact Check’: Trump Talk on Abortion ‘Maliciously False,’ Say ‘Medical Professionals’"
By Tom Blumer It’s no secret that the establishment press’s pro-abortion posture is so strong and pervasive that one wonders if supporting it is a job prerequisite. One clear manifestation of that is how journalists treat attempts to regulate conduct and disclosure at abortion clinics with outraged hysteria, while ignoring attempts to silence and marginalize …Continue reading "The Associated Press’s Abortion and Pro-Life Regulation Double Standard"
By Tim Graham Andrew Beaujon of Poynter MediaWire reports that NPR standards editor Stuart Seidel asked reporters and editors to “please avoid overusing ‘Obamacare’” after the Maynard Institute’s minority-journalism blogger Richard Prince wrote him saying “the term can no longer be defended as neutral.” Prince said Obama isn’t using “Obamacare” in recent speeches. Seidel explained …Continue reading "NPR, AP Bowing to Pressure on Terms: ‘Please Avoid Overusing “Obamacare”‘"