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.
The introduction of the Green New Deal (GND) and the ensuing onslaught of media attention seem to be ushering in a new era of climate change coverage. However, the mainstream media is still falling short in covering what the World Economic Forum and others have
It’s been eight years since the start of the civil war in Syria. Since then, we’ve seen the rise and fall of ISIS, proxy struggles between world powers, and history’s largest refugee crisis. In this episode, Michael sits down with Chris Boian, spokesperson for the
In the past year alone, a confirmed 44 journalists were killed worldwide. In September, a female journalist from Bulgaria was found raped and murdered in Germany on October 6. Just this week, the suspicious disappearance of Washington Post Correspondent Jamal Kashoggi has left many wondering
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 Nile Mobley and Caroline Corbett
Many news outlets are calling the American government’s latest decision to withdraw from a U.N. treaty another example of the U.S. turning towards isolationism as foreign policy.
Trump’s UNGA speech was interpreted in different ways by the media.
The domestic-centric American media has turned a blind eye to the famines ravaging the Middle East and Africa
On Thursday, the United Nations confirmed Antonio Guterres as its ninth secretary-general (SG). While many in the media stressed Guterres’ socialist background, outlets more so harped on a different storyline – the fact that a woman was not selected for the post. The next Secretary General
If London 2012 was the “Social Olympics,” then the 2016 UN General Assembly should be dubbed the “Social UNGA.” This year’s UNGA leveraged the suite of new media tools rolled out by Facebook and Twitter over the past year to bring the two-week long meeting