Social media companies use computer algorithms that track users’ content preferences and interests, and feed them content that aligns with those interests, consequently controlling what news people see on their feeds and creating echo chambers.
Media coverage of sexual assault adheres to extreme victim stereotypes, often using language that exonerates the perpetrator while reinforcing a problematic culture of victim blaming.
The American public needs to know what is at stake in Yemen in order to mount public pressure on US officials to terminate US involvement in the war.
With the coronavirus showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon, the news media needs to find new methods of balancing other breaking news with what must be persistent coverage of the pandemic.
Less than two weeks into protests over the death of George Floyd and police brutality against African Americans, there have been more than 300 attacks on press freedom during coverage of the nationwide demonstrations.
Public health experts and social media platforms aren’t doing enough to limit the spread of dangerous conspiracy theories propagated by the anti-vaccine movement.
The coronavirus pandemic has hit an already struggling journalism industry even harder, posing a significant threat to local newsrooms across the country. The magnitude of the crisis requires us to invest public funds to keep the industry afloat.
Less than three years ago, journalists helped spark change throughout American culture when they exposed the pattern of sexual abuse and harassment by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Investigative work by reporters has since led to the resignation, firing and sometimes prosecution of powerful men in
On Friday, President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill, the third phase of the recovery package while the fourth is currently in the works, sealing its fate as the largest economic stimulus in modern U.S. history. The monumental bill was signed after days
With the coronavirus spreading and increasing cases of misinformation about the disease, journalists have an ethical responsibility to present the most accurate information to the public.