Newsfeeds and television screens across the country are being inundated with images from the Women’s March on Washington and and its sister marches in cities across the country on January 21. While news sources largely frame the march as a victory for all women, they
Since the dawn of the 2016 election, “fake news” seems to be all of the buzz in the journalistic community. The overarching term first appeared to be coined by liberal political pundits attributing Clinton’s loss to a series of Trump-aligned fake stories circulating social media.
In a time where the PEOTUS is calling out specific news organizations and reporters – how will the press fight back?
Editor’s note: After a brief, post-election hiatus, The BizBeat is back. While the media has become saturated with election and political news in the past week, the BizBeat will continue to focus on the business and organizational news affecting the media industry. Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section
Against all of the odds, Trump has won the Electoral College despite every other political pundit swearing the candidate had limited paths to victory and the chances were not in his favor. In light of initially unfathomable results, the media has attempted to explain how
We’re only 24 hours out from Election Day, and TV news networks are prepping for their Tuesday night, wall-to-wall election night coverage. Last year, coverage was watched by 66.84 million viewers according to Nielsen. Americans are looking to news networks to inform them about which
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In a YouTube video released Saturday, communications giant AT&T announced plans to purchase media conglomerate Time Warner for $85.4 billion.The merger will see AT&T, which purchased DirectTV last year, take over Time Warner and its vast array of content-producing subsidiaries, including HBO, CNN, and DC Comics. In the
To the political media, pollsters, election statisticians, and pundits alike, Ohio is a very special state. Not only is it a vital swing state that could help a candidate hit that magic 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, it also is a very
“Rigged.” It’s a word we’ve been hearing a lot. From who? Trump. To whom? Towards the media itself. In the weeks leading up to the final debate and the election itself, the media – whose job is to shine the spotlight on the candidates –