Breitbart’s Bannon Rushes Through the Revolving Door

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign endured another shakeup last week when it hired Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman Breitbart News’ parent company, as the campaign’s chief executive. The press is often referred to as “the Fourth Estate,” meant to keep a close eye on those in

Polling and the Sensationalism of Election Season

Over the course of a poll’s life – its production, analysis, and consumption – there are circumstances that can reduce its value. Not only are there are so many variables that contribute to an “efficient” poll, but the reporting of polls (specifically, candidate election polls)

Islamic State Spokesman al-Adnani Killed in Aleppo

Editor’s Note: Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook has released a statement confirming that “coalition forces conducted a precision strike near Al Bab, Syria, targeting Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani, one of ISIL’s most senior leaders.” Islamic State spokesman and “overseer of external terrorist operations” Mohammad al-Adnani was killed today,

Editor’s Corner: Introducing MediaFile

Journalism isn’t dying. But, it’s changing rapidly. Every day, the news media industry seems to reinvent itself. Business models adapt, sections reorganize, and journalists adjust their focus. Journalism is a crucial tenet of democracy, holding the powerful accountable for its actions. And, oftentimes, journalism transports