Tag Archives: election

In the Public Ear: Time to Pod-Cast Your Ballot

Tomorrow’s election has proved to be a news event too big, and too ostentatious, for content producers of any form to ignore. The podcasting realm has been shaped by the election in a number of ways. While some shows Radiolab or 99% Invisible have not

The Week in Multimedia – November 7, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC News, and The New Yorker round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – There Are Many Ways to Map Election Results. We’ve Tried Most of Them. The Times breaks down their election result maps

Live From New York, It’s the 2016 Presidential Election

Many Americans are dreading the outcome of the upcoming election between two of the most disliked presidential candidates in American political history. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have stirred up drama, hope, and contempt throughout this election cycle, leaving voters searching for a light

Grabbing Tr**p by the Pussy: Censorship in the Media

Disclaimer: This article contains graphic language. Since the video of Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women was released, news organizations have been questioning whether they should publish exactly what he said word for word, obscenity for obscenity. Ultimately, the words he used and how he used

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.

#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

#MFDebates: A Poppin’ Pregame and a Dreary VP Debate

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate turned out its lowest ratings since 2000 – for obvious reasons. Other than the VP Debate being notoriously “less newsy” than the coveted Presidential ones, a Mike Pence-Tim Kaine tête-à-tête didn’t really seem all that exciting in the ramp-up.   Can’t wait