Tag Archives: The Washington Post

How The News Media Covered Trump’s Call With Ukrainian President

On Wednesday, the White House released a document it called a “transcript” of President Trump’s conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. While some reporters were quick to point out the document was not a verbatim transcript and had been edited by White House officials, many in the news media continued to use the misleading phrasing.

Bernie World vs. the ‘Corporate Media’

On August 12th, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders entered into a public argument with the Washington Post after alleging that the newspaper has a bias against him. The bias, Sanders claimed, is a result  of his attacks on Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner

Despite Intricacy of Concluded Mueller Probe, News Media Maintains Tradition of Oversimplification

Less than two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not draw a definitive conclusion as to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, The New York Times reported that members of Mueller’s team had told associates that Barr failed to adequately portray their findings, which they said were more troubling for Trump than Barr presented them to be.

The MediaPod – Episode 3

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