CNN anchor Erin Burnett faced criticism last week for participating in a Saudi investment conference decried by critics as an exercise in propaganda to rehabilitate the regime’s image following the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.
The media has been overly optimistic that the incoming Biden administration will offer a complete reprieve from the Trump era, exalting the president-elect at a time when maintaining a critical view of our leaders is crucial.
The Orlando Sentinel and Right Wisconsin rescinded their endorsements of Republican candidates for Congress who supported a lawsuit that sought to overturn election results in four key swing states.
A Wall Street Journal op-ed targeting Jill Biden’s usage of the prefix “Dr.” received widespread backlash from the incoming Biden administration and women holding doctorates, among others.
The days-long vote-counting process and the manner in which television networks covered the election returns has renewed a longstanding debate over objectivity in covering voting, elections and politics at large.
A panel of journalists and legal and communications experts discussed this summer’s nationwide protests against police brutality, and what sustained them as a movement, during a virtual event on Oct. 8.
Despite opposition from Democrats, Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, and intense media scrutiny of her has faded for now.
In the face of staggering misinformation and President Trump’s attacks on the legitimacy of this election, journalists covering races across the ballot have a responsibility to keep readers informed on every step of the electoral process.
With the White House refusing to answer basic questions about President Trump’s condition after he tested positive for COVID-19, reliable information on his health has been scarce.
Social media has bolstered a #MeToo movement in Iran, potentially turning a new leaf in sexual violence survivors’ rights in the region.