In honor of Women’s History Month, Editor-in-Chief Celine Castronuovo, Co-Opinions Editor Samantha Millar, politics writer Victoria Makanjuola and industry writer Abi Cole sit down to discuss the importance of women in media, the legacy of Cokie Roberts, the first female political cartoonist of color for
Early last week, Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic nomination was pronounced all but over, as polling showed him behind Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in several key Super Tuesday states. By Tuesday night, however, Biden had emerged victorious in 10 of the 14 states being contested with a healthy pledged delegate lead over Sanders.
Corruption within the Armenian government resulted in a revolution that shifted the tides in the relationship between the media and the government. Armenia has been added to the list of countries around the world enforcing censorship behind “hate speech” and “fake news” laws. Armenia is
On Saturday, February 22, the day Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin scored his 700th goal, another hockey story happened that completely overshadowed Ovechkin’s milestone. Any other day in the league, a future Hall of Famer crossing a milestone would dominate the day’s social media coverage.
A new form of gotcha journalism targets everyday people rather than high-profile politicians with questions designed to elicit a newsworthy response. While most agree this approach erodes ethical journalism, media users love to hate it. The latest incident of viral gotcha journalism involves Kaitlin Bennet,
There’s an entire genre of journalism that emerged following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in 2016. Every story or TV segment of this genre goes something like this: New York- or DC-based journalist goes to a diner in a mid-sized town in a middle-America swing state,
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary last week, but after cable news coverage of the results focused on runners-up Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg, Sanders supporters slammed the media for what they perceived to be unfair reporting.
Two weeks ago, American journalist Glenn Greenwald was charged with “cybercrimes,” by the Brazilian government. Press advocates have criticized the charges as “an outrage” and “a clear threat to press freedom.” Last year, Greenwald was part of a team that published articles exposing private conversations
Republicans and Democrats are not just tuning each other out. Instead, thanks to an education system and an increasing distrust of news that creates opposing realities, discussing politics across the aisle has become nearly impossible. A recent study conducted by Pew Research Center found that
After being suspended for tweets in which she highlighted a sexual assault allegation made against Kobe Bryant just hours after his sudden death on Sunday, Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez was reinstated on Tuesday.