The massively popular video-sharing app TikTok has found itself in the middle of a political crossfire in recent weeks after the Trump administration issued executive actions against its parent company and voiced concerns about data and national security.
Earlier this month, controversial Trump appointee Michael Pack was confirmed to head the U.S. Agency for Global Media. In mid-June, he fired all the top executives at the agency and froze spending. He now faces a lawsuit alleging that he breached the “firewall” that protects government-funded media from political interference.
Recent media coverage of protests over the death of George Floyd has at times, disproportionately focused on instances of rioting and looting.
After Twitter labeled a statement from President Trump for “glorifying violence,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to leave Trump’s post undisturbed.
After Trump Suggests Disinfectant Remedy, Renewed Calls for Networks to Stop Carrying Briefings Live
A group of journalism and media professors circulated an open letter to the heads of the major news networks imploring them to stop airing President Trump’s press briefings live.
As attention turns to the general election, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is trying to maximize voter outreach through a variety of digital media.
A bombshell report from NPR reveals that a decision in 2014 to kill an investigation into the wealth of Communist Party elites was due to fears of reprisals from the Chinese government.
President Trump’s daily press briefings during the coronavirus pandemic have drawn millions of viewers, but some in the media have criticized television networks for airing the briefings which have veered into misinformation and campaign rhetoric. “If it were up to me, and it’s not, I
After more than 20 years on the air at MSNBC, Chris Matthews resigned on March 2. His abrupt retirement comes after a string of controversial remarks and a renewed focus on his extensive history of inappropriate comments about women’s appearances.
This summer, Facebook will be unveiling its long-awaited oversight board, which will adjudicate content that is flagged by users for review. The unprecedented regulatory entity will operate independently of Facebook, the company says.