After a week of crucial reporting that shed light on President Trump’s penchant for disinformation and questions of ethics law violations which have long plagued the White House, the hosts of multiple Sunday shows were criticized for their lax questioning of administration officials. On Friday
Late in the morning Saturday, August 3, audiences began receiving news alerts with initial reports of a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A total of 22 people have been confirmed dead since the attack. Less than 24 hours later, a shooter
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
Nearly three months after the release of his 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, former special counsel Robert Mueller publicly testified that he had not exonerated President Trump of obstruction of justice last Wednesday. During his almost seven hour testimony before two
The introduction of the Green New Deal (GND) and the ensuing onslaught of media attention seem to be ushering in a new era of climate change coverage. However, the mainstream media is still falling short in covering what the World Economic Forum and others have
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders privately admitted to misleading reporters during a press conference on May 10, 2017.
President Trump’s reelection campaign released a memo suggesting that TV producers should think twice about booking guests who previously spoke of evidence of collusion between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia.
In the age of Twitter, fake news and intensely polarized politics, candidates are putting more effort than ever into public relations. A few ill-spoken words can trend within the hour and approval ratings fluctuate rapidly in anticipation of the high-stakes 2020 presidential race. Criticism is
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
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.