Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 7:30am
For Meet the Press, Bernie Sanders Is He Who Must Not Be Named
Meet the Press host Chuck Todd can’t seem to get enough of the 2016 presidential race. Yet the one major candidate who announced he was running last week–Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who declared on April 30 he was running for the Democratic nomination–was strikingly ignored on Meet...
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 8:15am
The 2014 P.U.-litzers
It's that time of year again, when FAIR looks back at the year and recalls some of the stinkiest media moments. There were, of course, many contenders-- but only a select few can make the list. So without further ado, we present the 2014 P.U.-litzers: -We Are Awesome Award: Andrea Tantaros, Fox...
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 2:45pm
As New War Rages, Study Finds, Mainstream Media Silences Debate
While Congress may soon debate the ongoing US wars in Iraq and Syria, a new FAIR study shows that at the critical moments leading up to the escalation of US military action, mainstream media presented almost no debate at all. The study of key TV news discussion programs from September 7 through 21...
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Friday, October 25, 2013 - 12:12pm
Fight CNN's Pro-Nuke Propaganda
On November 7 , CNN will air the pro-nuclear power documentary Pandora's Promise. The film tells one side of the nuclear debate, profiling a few people who were once critical of the nuclear industry and are now boosters.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:20am
Obama to the Left? Media Avoid Reality Behind Inaugural Rhetoric
If there was one consistent media message about the Obama inauguration ceremony, it was the idea that he was announcing a clear shift to the left. But coverage failed to provide much background on the president's actual policies, which would have challenged that impression.
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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 11:45am
Robin Hood Not News? Why Transaction Tax Absent from Obsessive "Cliff" Coverage
If the rhetoric about the so-called "fiscal cliff" is to believed, the United States is faced with monumental budget problems--short-term deficits and a long-term debt crisis.
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 7:38am
CEO Evening News? CBS Turns to Benefit-Cutting Bosses for 'Fiscal Cliff' Commentary
The CBS Evening News has decided the best way to inform viewers about the impending " fiscal cliff " is to let corporate CEOs affiliated with the Fix the Debt campaign recommend cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
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