Experts fear a local news “extinction-level event” as COVID-19 worsens local news deserts across the country. Here’s a look at these emerging problems for the industry and what is being done to solve them.
Less than three years ago, journalists helped spark change throughout American culture when they exposed the pattern of sexual abuse and harassment by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Investigative work by reporters has since led to the resignation, firing and sometimes prosecution of powerful men in
In light of leading Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren’s proposals to raise taxes on the wealthy, the media has given billionaires an outsized voice in the discussion, leaving out average Americans who would stand to benefit from the policies.
All it took for a reporter to get a genuine response from Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, was a simple question. The reporter, in an interview with ITV for the new royal documentary, asked Markle what impact the media criticism has had on her
Abortion access debates have resurged across the country after the Supreme Court announced it will take a case challenging Roe v. Wade, a historical legal event that the national media has misrepresented. Playful headlines and contradicting articles are misleading readers and failing to accurately gauge
Twenty Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit, Michigan for two nights of debates last week that were criticized for encouraging conflict instead of examining substantive policy issues. CNN, the host and broadcaster of the debates, opened the show with a 3-minute introduction featuring
Glenn Greenwald and Tucker Carlson are from opposite ends of the political universe, but they seem to find some common ground on the topic of free speech. Greenwald, a newly minted Fox News contributor, appeared on Carlson’s program following an incident between Carlos Maza and
Mark Halperin, veteran journalist accused of sexually harassing several women during his time as political director at ABC News, has been quietly attempting to step back into the industry after years of silence. Last month Halperin began tweeting again after a nearly two-year hiatus. On
The government has reopened for the next three weeks following the longest federal shutdown in history. While Congress works on a deal to keep the government open until the fiscal year’s end, President Trump is crafting his State of the Union Address, which is now