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The MediaPod – #01

Editor-in-Chief Celine Castronuovo, Podcast Director Michael Kohler, Editor-at-large Rob Cline and politics writer James Smathers relaunch The MediaPod series by discussing the media’s role in the impeachment process, the social media platform political ad wars, billionaires in the 2020 news cycle, and press freedom during recent military

Emulating McCain’s Straight Talk Express, Buttigieg Gives Reporters Complete Access During Iowa Bus Tour

As part of his media strategy, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg extended full access to reporters during a recent bus tour of eastern Iowa. Modeled off of Senator John McCain’s Straight Talk Express during the 2000 presidential election, Buttigieg’s bus tour gave reporters the opportunity to ask him questions on a variety of topics.

Bernie World vs. the ‘Corporate Media’

On August 12th, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders entered into a public argument with the Washington Post after alleging that the newspaper has a bias against him. The bias, Sanders claimed, is a result  of his attacks on Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner

CNN Criticized For Conflict-Heavy Framing Of Democratic Debates

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit, Michigan for two nights of debates last week that were criticized for encouraging conflict instead of examining substantive policy issues. CNN, the host and broadcaster of the debates, opened the show with a 3-minute introduction featuring

Bulwark Journalists Take on Their Parties in the Age of Trump

Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN collectively broadcast the content most Americans use to guide their understanding of current events. However, these networks are gaining a reputation for content that suggests bias for the corporate and personal interests of their parent organizations. As a result, media

What the Media Gets Wrong about the Green New Deal

Media coverage of House Resolution 109 wrongly focuses on mocking its ideas and proponents rather than fostering a balanced policy debate. Criticism centers on the vague yet ambitious policy aims. Many observers question the budget impact of the resolution, though such concerns often ring hollow.