With the coronavirus spreading and increasing cases of misinformation about the disease, journalists have an ethical responsibility to present the most accurate information to the public.
A new form of gotcha journalism targets everyday people rather than high-profile politicians with questions designed to elicit a newsworthy response. While most agree this approach erodes ethical journalism, media users love to hate it. The latest incident of viral gotcha journalism involves Kaitlin Bennet,
There’s an entire genre of journalism that emerged following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in 2016. Every story or TV segment of this genre goes something like this: New York- or DC-based journalist goes to a diner in a mid-sized town in a middle-America swing state,
Republicans and Democrats are not just tuning each other out. Instead, thanks to an education system and an increasing distrust of news that creates opposing realities, discussing politics across the aisle has become nearly impossible. A recent study conducted by Pew Research Center found that
While the Newseum may have closed its doors to the public, journalism and a free press still and should remain essential parts of American democracy.
Tuesday marked International Day of Disabled Persons, but you probably did not know that. It was also Giving Tuesday and Kamala Harris officially dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, which are two stories you most likely are aware of. Both of these stories
The mixed messages sent by Jenna Bush Hager and Hoda Kotb when they weighed themselves on their morning talk show are emblematic of the unhealthy diet culture in the media. Two women weighing themselves on live television became a news event, proving the unhealthy pressure
This week, Apple’s new credit card is being investigated for an allegedly sexist credit algorithm. Last week, Netflix was facing criticism for limiting artistic freedom by removing an episode of Patriot Act, Hasan Minhaj’s talk show, that criticized the Saudi government. The ethical standard for
History was made earlier this year when the U.S. government shut down for 34 full days. 450,000 federal workers went without an income for just over a month. And for what? Some blame the Trump administration’s abhorrent request of funds to build the border wall,
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