Fake News Sites Continue False Claim about the Iran Nuke Deal

Accuracy in Media The mainstream media and President Obama have made a considerable issue out of the dissemination of fake news leading up to the election, even going so far as to hint that Donald Trump’s victory might have been owed in part to the work of the fakers. On cue, The Washington Post recently published a story citing anonymous sources that claimed the fake news was the product of Russian … [Read more...]

Obama Attempts to Distort His Legacy

Accuracy in Media The election of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on November 8 was not only a rejection of Hillary Clinton, based on her trustworthiness and her legal and ethical problems, it was also clearly a repudiation of Democratic policymaking, with Trump promising to eliminate or revise a number of Barack Obama’s signature achievements. But, speaking to the press in his first press … [Read more...]

Trump’s Amazing Victory Against a Stacked Deck

Accuracy in Media While the media and the Democrats are in disarray over last week’s elections, it looks like President-elect Donald Trump’s honeymoon is over before it even began. While there may have been a few reports in the past week that were simply factual about Trump’s transition team and process, virtually all of the reports in the mainstream media have been negative and even hostile towards Trump, his … [Read more...]

FBI Director Confirms that Hillary Lied, and Mishandled Classified Material

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media On Sunday, FBI Director James Comey sought to put a cap on the bottle he opened on October 28 when he announced that the FBI was once again investigating Hillary Clinton’s emails, based on a device they had discovered containing what turned out to be approximately 650,000 emails. The device was the shared computer of sexting pervert and former congressman Anthony Weiner … [Read more...]

The Hillary Clinton File

Accuracy in Media October certainly lived up to its reputation as being a month for surprises in this year’s presidential election, especially for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The media have done as much as they could to help minimize the damage, but a massive amount of new information came out that has confirmed and revealed a pattern of deceit, duplicity and corruption, unmatched in any presidential … [Read more...]

More Politicized Justice to Protect Hillary

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media A recently revealed connection between Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a local Virginia politician and the FBI exposes, at the very least, another deceptive conflict of interest that was likely intended to help protect the viability of Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions. These politicians believe they can get away with such actions because they trust that they can … [Read more...]

The Corrupt Democrat-Media Complex Seeks Clinton Victory

Accuracy in Media While the left-wing, so-called mainstream media continue to raptly discuss dissension within the Republican Party and Republicans who oppose Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the media are quietly ignoring evidence of their own enduring and pervasive bias on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The recent WikiLeaks documents about Mrs. Clinton’s Wall Street … [Read more...]

AIM Editor on Cavuto about Election Coverage Standards

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Accuracy in Media Editor Roger Aronoff was a guest on “Cavuto Coast to Coast” on September 30 on the Fox Business Network. The topic was the mainstream media’s double standard toward presidential candidates, and their willful pursuit of negative stories about Donald Trump while giving Hillary Clinton’s many scandals a pass. Aronoff remarked on the show that he thought … [Read more...]

Media Judgment Corrupted by Desire to Defeat Trump

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media The mainstream media are delighted to saturate the news cycle with a story that potentially injures Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, with many news organizations making a big deal about Trump’s 1995 tax returns which could have, they argue, allowed Trump to skip paying his fair share of taxes for 18 years. Some reporters argue that this is the sort of story … [Read more...]

Was the Fix in on FBI Investigation of Hillary Clinton’s Emails?

Accuracy in Media The more that details about the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices come to light, the more their efforts appear to have been a sham designed to exonerate her of wrongdoing from the very beginning. As we wrote, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) failure to indict Hillary, based on the recommendation of FBI Director James Comey, has moved the United States closer to … [Read more...]

Obama’s Reckless Plan Threatens U.S. Oversight of Internet

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media The Obama administration is poised to surrender control of certain Internet functions to non-profit ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, on October 1. According to Americans for Limited Government’s senior editor Robert Romano, opposition to this Internet giveaway has united Republicans such as Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and presidential candidate … [Read more...]

American Media Shield Obama and Hillary from Libyan Debacle

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media With a new report from the British Parliament condemning their own country’s decision to help intervene in Libya, the mainstream media have started to rewrite history. The media’s revisionism seeks to repair the damaged foreign policy legacy of President Obama by making the decision to intervene in Libya the fault of foreign countries, particularly France and England. A … [Read more...]

Why Hillary Continues to Lie

Accuracy in Media Why does Hillary Clinton continue lying and covering up her various activities, whether it is her pneumonia, or the fact that she regularly sent and received classified information on a private, unsecured server, or that she traded favors, influence and access as secretary of state for large payments to her husband or her family’s foundation? It is because if she told the truth, she would … [Read more...]

The Terrible Legacy of 9/11

Accuracy in Media [Editor’s note: I was asked (along with their other contributing editors) by the outstanding website Family Security Matters, to offer up our thoughts on how we “view the significance of 9/11, fifteen years on.” Here was my response, which they posted over the weekend.   Roger Aronoff] As we approach the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., the tragedy is … [Read more...]

Why is the L.A. Times Supporting the Anti-Israel BDS Movement?

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media When the mainstream media get their story wrong, they are obligated as journalists to correct it. But the Los Angeles Times refuses to correct an egregious error in its own reporting. On August 21 Los Angeles Times reporter Teresa Watanabe wrote an article accusing the Maccabee Task Force of funding a poster campaign by David Horowitz’s Freedom Center. This poster … [Read more...]

AP Story on Conflicts of Interest Puts Hillary on the Defensive

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media The Clinton family’s history of pay-for-play while Hillary was secretary of state is blatant, willful, and indisputable. The latest chapter in the Clintons’ quid pro quo scheme was brought to light by the Associated Press. But many in the media have quickly moved past this story, even insisting that the AP was cherry-picking their data to make Mrs. Clinton look bad. Some … [Read more...]

Hillary’s Tangled Web Grows by the Day

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Hillary Clinton is still considered by many people to be a fundamentally dishonest candidate. A recent NBC poll shows that only 11 percent of surveyed voters believe she is “honest and trustworthy.” However, contrary to the mainstream media’s attempt to save her reputation, and her campaign’s complaints about a double standard, Mrs. Clinton has done most of the damage to … [Read more...]

Does the Clinton Campaign Really Want to Make Benghazi an Issue?

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media The Benghazi scandal should be a significant campaign issue in this year’s presidential race. It goes to the heart of the many questions about Hillary Clinton’s integrity, judgment and values, as it does also for President Barack Obama’s. Together they sit at the center of this grand fiasco of botched decision-making, the refusal to provide adequate security in Libya, and … [Read more...]

Does Hillary’s Record Disqualify Her for the White House?

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media As deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and later acting CIA director, Michael Morell was intimately aware of the intelligence following the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. In fact, he told Congress in 2014 that he personally removed the word “Islamic” from the CIA talking points in order to avoid inflaming Muslims worldwide. Morell … [Read more...]

To Russia with Love: Trump vs. Hillary

Accuracy in Media New revelations regarding Hillary Clinton’s conflicts of interest just keep on coming, regardless of the Democratic candidate’s attempt to stem the flow. Yet Mrs. Clinton lied to Fox News’ Chris Wallace in a recent interview, saying that “there is absolutely no connection between anything that I did as secretary of state and the Clinton Foundation.” In fact, there are a number of obvious … [Read more...]

AIM Editor on Cavuto about Media Convention Coverage

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Accuracy in Media Editor Roger Aronoff was a guest on “Cavuto Coast to Coast” on July 29 on the Fox Business Network. The topic was the mainstream media’s double standard in covering disunity at the Republican National Convention, but not so much at the Democratic National Convention. Aronoff spoke about how the plans for a unified Democratic convention were undermined … [Read more...]

Obama Administration IRS Scandal Back in the News

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media The mainstream media have gone to great lengths to avoid reporting on controversies with the potential to damage President Obama’s reputation or legacy. The endeavor to politicize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) became an article of impeachment against Richard Nixon in 1974. But the actual politicization of the IRS under Barack Obama is treated as a phony scandal ginned … [Read more...]

Trump, Hillary, the Emails and Russia

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said during his controversial July 27th press conference. “I think you’ll be rewarded mightily by our press.” He later tweeted that these emails should be turned over to the FBI. The press insisted that what Trump proposed would … [Read more...]

Hacked DNC Emails’ Startling Implications

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Not since JournoList, the forum of left-wing journalists who coordinated their messaging to support the Democrats, has there been such a pile of smoking guns proving that the left-wing, so-called mainstream media, are, in fact, the public relations arm of the Democrat Party. They are in cahoots with each other, as we’ve been pointing out for decades. The Democratic … [Read more...]

TWA 800: Twenty Years and Counting [Video]

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Accuracy in Media (AIM) recently held a press conference highlighting Jack Cashill’s latest book, TWA 800: The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy. The July 7th press conference received virtually no news media coverage, a continuation of the complicit media’s role in covering up the truth behind this tragic plane crash in 1996. Cashill has broken new ground in this … [Read more...]

CCB Press Conference on Benghazi Proves Dereliction of Duty [Video]

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media The Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi (CCB) recently held a press conference and issued a report uncovering new details about the events leading up to and during the September 11, 2012 attacks in Libya that took the lives of four Americans. However, the press has done what it usually does when a story threatens the narrative or reputation of the administration of President … [Read more...]

Comey Indicts Hillary Clinton—But Recommends No Indictment

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Back in March, when it appeared that FBI Director James Comey might call for the indictment of Hillary Clinton, I laid out the stark consequences of failing to bring criminal charges against the now presumptive Democratic presidential candidate: “Now the administration faces its biggest challenge, which will determine whether the U.S. has become a banana republic: Will … [Read more...]

AIM Editor on Conservative Commandos Radio Show about Benghazi

Accuracy in Media AIM Editor Roger Aronoff appeared last week on the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Conservative Commandos Radio Show to talk about his recent article, “Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi Releases New Report; Press Conference on Wednesday.” The Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi held a press conference on June 29 discussing the Obama administration’s dereliction of duty during the September 11, 2012 … [Read more...]

CCB Press Conference on Benghazi Largely Ignored by Mainstream Media

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media On June 29, the Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi (CCB) held a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington to discuss the release of its new report on the events surrounding the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the Special Mission Compound and CIA Annex, resulting in the deaths of four Americans. As usual, the liberal media largely stayed away. … [Read more...]

How the Media Sided with the Democrats on Gun Control Sit-in

By: Roger Aronoff | Accuracy in Media Last week, when Democrats staged a sit-in in the House of Representatives over gun control legislation, the mainstream media were all-too-willing to allow the participants to claim the mantle of being involved in a historic civil rights movement. For example, ABC News carried an article discussing the civil rights activities of Congressmen John Lewis (D-GA), labeling him … [Read more...]