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.
While the 2010s featured the rise of social media and new reporting technologies, attacks and threats against journalists have brought increased concerns on the state of press freedom around the world.
On Wednesday, the White House released a document it called a “transcript” of President Trump’s conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. While some reporters were quick to point out the document was not a verbatim transcript and had been edited by White House officials, many in the news media continued to use the misleading phrasing.
Turkey, December 5 Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests https://t.co/zIygjrgvA4 — Can Dündar (@candundaradasi) December 5, 2018 After the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016, President Erdogan has cracked down on
“Rigged.” It’s a word we’ve been hearing a lot. From who? Trump. To whom? Towards the media itself. In the weeks leading up to the final debate and the election itself, the media – whose job is to shine the spotlight on the candidates –