Media Bias, Television

NBC’s The Blacklist goes on a binge of reciting one gun control myth after another

21 Apr , 2020   Video

A robber shoots a young woman in a hold-up, and the gun got to him through a straw purchase (The Blacklist, Season 7, E 15, April 17, 2020). The shooting is particularly tragic because the young woman has literally just learned that she has gotten admitted to the college of her dreams.…


Media Bias, Television

NBC’s television show “Chicago PD” seems to believe that Semi-automatic handguns are Machine guns

18 Apr , 2020   Video

As we have pointed out many times, television police shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to shoot people, that they are massively outgunning police officers who are using only semi-automatic weapons. Some shows claim AR-15s are machine guns. But this episode on NBC’s Chicago PD implies that semi-automatic handguns are machine guns (Season 7, Episode 17, March 18, 2020).…

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Glenn Beck discusses our graph comparing death rates from the Coronavirus

17 Apr , 2020   Video

Glenn Beck on his television show used our graphics showing the per capita death rates from the Coronavirus across countries. A detailed discussion of our work is available here.

(Wednesday, April 15, 2020)