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.
Reporters at Bloomberg News have long objected to an editorial policy that precludes coverage of its parent company, Bloomberg L.P., or its billionaire founder and owner, Michael Bloomberg. Those concerns resurfaced on Sunday when Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait announced that in light of Bloomberg’s formal entrance
On August 12th, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders entered into a public argument with the Washington Post after alleging that the newspaper has a bias against him. The bias, Sanders claimed, is a result of his attacks on Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner
The New York Times received intense criticism on Monday night for a front page headline about President Trump’s response to two horrific mass shootings which happened over the weekend. The headline read: “Trump Urges Unity Vs. Racism.” After a preview of the front page was
Nearly three months after the release of his 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, former special counsel Robert Mueller publicly testified that he had not exonerated President Trump of obstruction of justice last Wednesday. During his almost seven hour testimony before two
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
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn due to an outbreak of measles in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Measles was declared to be eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, but has since returned. This was the second
Despite an overwhelming number of women graduating with degrees in Journalism and Mass Communications, the field of journalism still lacks female voices. Though many fields have increased the amount of women they hire, journalism appears to be flatlining. In 2018, women made up only