December 17, 2003
More on bad (mostly TV) reporting

The Media Research Center has announced its annual awards for the worst media reporting. I'd seen many of them, but to read all of them collected in just one place...and some think the media leans right.

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December 17, 2003
Stupid infobox of the year

OK, maybe there have been some dumb ones, but the one showing on Hannity & Colmes on Fox News reads: CAPTURE OF SADDAM HUSSEIN Saddam reportedly said "My name is Saddam Hussein" And this is suppose to inform me how? It'd be more interesting if it had read: Only true statement Saddam has told interrogators […]

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What kind of #consistency can we expect from the fact-checking professionals at PolitiFact?

The inconsistent kind (how it started, how it's going):

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New column: Newsom's electric cars nirvana collides with reality- CalMatters https://calmatters.org/commentary/2022/05/electric-cars-california-newsom/

This is clever framing to preserve the narrative without actually touching what’s at stake.

Here’s what the poll actually says:

📊 37% say abortion should be “always legal” (preserving Roe)
📊 60% say there should be limits on abortion (which would overturn Roe) https://twitter.com/meetthepress/status/1525821101749714944

Meet the Press@MeetThePress

BUT abortion is now center stage:

60% say abortion should be legal all or most of the time — the highest ever in our polls — versus 37% who say it should illegal all or most of the time.

And abortion has now become the TOP issue for single-issue voters.

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