Election 2016 in Global Context: Iran

This article is the fourth in a series about how foreign media cover the election. Read the latest article about Russia here. This edition of our election series focuses on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s media and its coverage of the upcoming American presidential election.

The Week in Multimedia – October 10, 2016

NPR, Quartz, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post round out our top picks for this week. NPR – Looking Back on Fifty Years of Busing in Boston This report from NPR’s All Things Considered is an interesting look back at the history of Boston’s desegregation program. The audio

NBC’s Billy Bush in Bombshell Trump Audio Degrading Women

In a bombshell report by the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold, NBC’s Billy Bush is recorded, alongside Donald Trump, in conversation saying degrading things about women. The report, published Friday afternoon, documents Trump and Bush in 2005 – unaware they were on a hot mic – discussing “in

RCFP Introduces a Wiki for FOIA

Any good reporter knows that Wikipedia is not a reliable source. You can look up basic information, check the references, and confirm the facts for yourself. But you cannot embarrass yourself by telling a colleague that you found something out from Wikipedia. You’re a journalist

#MFDebates: The 15 Best Veep Debate Tweets

With a mere 37.2 million viewers, the VP debate was far from the most important event during the 2016 campaign. Despite small viewership, Twitter took it upon themselves to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. After a thorough search of “Media Twitter” and our hashtag #MFDebates, the