Fake news was used as a strategy during Brazil’s latest elections and now the president-elect is cracking down on the media.
In Episode 3, Caroline Corbett, Rob Cline, Avi Bajpai, and Michael Kohler discuss the rise of investigative journalism under Trump, media coverage of Iran sanctions and the ICJ, the future of MeToo reporting after Kavanaugh, and a brand new report on Twitter’s fake news problem.
Edited by Amalia Mobley and Caroline Corbett
Media have long struggled with reporting on female candidates fairly and accurately, but that’s beginning to change.
USA Today’s decision to publish the substantially erroneous op-ed written by President Trump has provoked rightful criticism by others in the news media amid the Trump administration’s ongoing war against truth and the free press.
The Egyptian government as gone to such great lengths to ignore sexual harassment that survivors who tell their stories are arrested for spreading “fake news.”
The world never stops spinning which means news never stops running. Read about what happened in September in the world of media and press.
CNN’s misleading statements about its reliance on anonymous sources have undermined the common journalistic practice, giving those who decry “fake news” ammunition to further their war on the truth
Free speech and the debate over Fake News have intersected in the past week as the Newseum in Washington, DC made the decision to include T-Shirts from its gift shop which read ‘You Are Very Fake News,’ only to pull them less than a week
President Trump sat down with A.G. Sulzberger, Publisher of the New York Times, to discuss the administration’s “fake news” rhetoric.
Last month, the arrests of journalists, online censorship and attacks on the media sparked global press freedom concerns.