New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn due to an outbreak of measles in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Measles was declared to be eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, but has since returned. This was the second
The white, male privilege of Beto O’Rourke’s campaign offers him a frequency and tone of media coverage unavailable to most candidates of color and women candidates.
On-site reporting at the U.S.-Mexico border reveals what mainstream media are missing when covering immigration.
The government has reopened for the next three weeks following the longest federal shutdown in history. While Congress works on a deal to keep the government open until the fiscal year’s end, President Trump is crafting his State of the Union Address, which is now
Despite an overwhelming number of women graduating with degrees in Journalism and Mass Communications, the field of journalism still lacks female voices. Though many fields have increased the amount of women they hire, journalism appears to be flatlining. In 2018, women made up only
Media coverage of the tear gassing of asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border elicits vastly different responses from outlets and officials alike.
On election night, the Democrats won the majority in the House of Representatives, taking at least 30 seats from the Republicans. The Republicans won the majority in the Senate, flipping at least two seats in their favor. The results of this election have many people
The coverage of Elizabeth Warren’s recent DNA test points out flaws in reporting.
Media have long struggled with reporting on female candidates fairly and accurately, but that’s beginning to change.