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
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The first lady drives the news on occasion, but not by choice
At a recent Washington Post Live event, media heavy-hitters talked about the state of “fake news” today.
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Trump got a detainee back from North Korea, but media outlets have barely covered this international “win” for the White House.
The Trump administration has called the media dishonest, fake, and unreliable, and it’s clear that these attacks are designed to undercut the legitimacy of the mainstream media. This is the administration’s strategy for winning over public opinion: shut down criticism by going after the credibility
This is the sixth piece in a series of op-eds about polling in the 2016 presidential election. Read the previous piece here. John E. Newhagen is an associate professor emeritus at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. President Trump has cited post-election polls showing low
“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 –
Op-ed: Rethinking the Polls. Whistling Past the Graveyard – The Threat of Low Response Rates in Political Polls
This is the second in a series of op-eds about polling in the election. Read the previous piece here. John E. Newhagen is an associate professor emeritus at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. “Rip” Smith, played by Jimmy Stewart, solved the problem of getting respondents to