Tag Archives: election 2016

Feel Like You Can’t Escape Election News? Here’s Why.

The presidential election is seemingly everywhere this year. Every day, it feels like there’s another scandal, another appalling blunder, and another batch of emails that either contain Satanic rituals or risotto recipes depending on the news source. But has it been worse in 2016 than

#PressElect: Your Guide to Election Night TV Coverage

We’re only 24 hours out from Election Day, and TV news networks are prepping for their Tuesday night, wall-to-wall election night coverage. Last year, coverage was watched by 66.84 million viewers according to Nielsen. Americans are looking to news networks to inform them about which

MediaFile History: The October Surprise

The media’s favorite phrase in the month of October was “October Surprise,” due to a promise that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange made that didn’t end up coming to fruition. But since that announcement, reporters have been running the phrase during the tumultuous final month of

After Trump: The Fracturing and the Future of the GOP

Beyond any particular party lines or staunchly-held ideologies, the indisputable fact that the GOP must now prepare to regroup, rebuild, and pick up the pieces of a party in disarray after the 2016 election. Media outlets across the nation agree that Donald J. Trump, the

The Week in Multimedia – October 31, 2016

The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and The Los Angeles Times round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – The 2016 Election, In Graphics This in-depth piece breaks down the elections in detailed graphics. The variety of graphics and illustrations especially

‘Rigged’: How the Media Became an Enemy

“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 –