Media bias is nothing new – the term “liberal media” is thrown around regularly by conservatives, and Fox News has been crowned the face of conservative outlets. We’ve seen obvious bias in our two-party political system, and the most recent headlines have largely focused on
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has faced questions and criticisms concerning her health for years. These have continued through her presidential campaign, but until recently, they were disparaged as far-right conspiracy theories and rarely discussed in the mainstream media. These theories resurfaced with vigor after Clinton
Op-ed: Rethinking the Polls. Why many polling stories mislead readers and viewers – and why that is really important in a scary election.
This is the first in a series of op-eds about polling in the election. John E. Newhagen is an associate professor emeritus at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Most polling stories go straight to the horserace – they focus on who
Last Thursday morning, Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson was asked a relatively routine question about how he would deal with the crisis in the Syrian city of Aleppo if elected. His answer was a gaffe that echoed around the world: “And what is Aleppo?” “I
The Trump campaign has announced that effective Thursday, September 8th, their infamous media “blacklist” will be lifted and media outlets like Politico, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and others will have equal access to the campaign once more. These outlets, in recent months, have