In spite of the August 3 mass shooting in El Paso which left 22 people dead and is now being investigated as a federal hate crime, Fox News has continued to promote the inflammatory rhetoric that was echoed by the gunman. Just minutes before the
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
As Democratic presidential candidates vie to maximize their media coverage, the question of whether candidates should hold a Fox News town hall has become a litmus test on the campaign trail. The most prominent candidate who has refused to participate is Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who
On October 17th, NBC’s Today Show ran a controversial segment on the white nationalist group Identity Evropa. This incident demonstrates the challenges media groups encounter when covering white nationalist groups. Peter Alexander, an NBC national correspondent, sat down with Patrick Casey, leader of Identity Evropa,
In light of the shooting of Tree of Life synagogue where 11 people were killed by a white supremacist, the media and members of various Jewish communities are starting a conversation around the impact of unchallenged hate speech in America.