The internet and social media are being used as both battlegrounds for activism and cesspools of criminal activity with little to no regulation.
Orders from the government amid rising political tensions have left citizens without access to social media platforms and messaging services for months.
In the age of social media, you don’t have to be a journalist to break news in real-time. Anyone with a Twitter account can be the first to shine light on stories and events within seconds of them happening (think natural disasters, terrorist attacks, political
Deputy Editor in Chief Caroline Corbett, Editor in Chief Rob Cline, International Editor Shayna Greene and International Writer Michael Kohler reflect on the media’s role in the politics of climate change, the implications for press freedom post-Khashoggi and Acosta, and the boom of anecdotal “news”
News outlets failed to fact-check the President’s incorrect statements about the recently filed court documents.
Berliners used social media to protest the creation of a Google Campus, which would drive up rent and make the cost of living higher than manageable.
David Weissman, Army veteran and ex-Trump supporter, has changed his political affiliation and opinion on Trump’s hostility toward the media.
In Episode 3, Caroline Corbett, Rob Cline, Avi Bajpai, and Michael Kohler discuss the rise of investigative journalism under Trump, media coverage of Iran sanctions and the ICJ, the future of MeToo reporting after Kavanaugh, and a brand new report on Twitter’s fake news problem.
Edited by Amalia Mobley and Caroline Corbett
Instead of reporting on the intricacies of OPEC, news outlets stuck to covering the organization in the context of Trump’s tweet.
Last Wednesday, JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told a private audience that he could beat President Trump in the 2020 presidential election and that he is just as “tough” and “smarter” than Trump. The comments spread like wildfire on Twitter and were instantly circulated