Can You Trust Mainstream Media?

Can You Trust Mainstream Media?

Good morning John. So, I’m watching a scary thing happen Not just in my country, but with my peers and my friends, this fairly new, I think, sense that all expertise is false that you can’t trust the government or the media or scientists or even charities everything is fake We get a dozen questions […]

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Media bias in education coverage? | IN 60 SECONDS

Media bias in education coverage? | IN 60 SECONDS

In an era marked by heated claims of media bias, journalists need to ensure that news coverage is independent and impartial. Education, the field I know best, is one where it should be easy to meet this bar. To see where things stand, two colleagues and I analyzed major media news coverage of federal education […]

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Opinion | Should you follow impeachment on Fox News, MSNBC or CNN? None of them.

Opinion | Should you follow impeachment on Fox News, MSNBC or CNN? None of them.

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How Saudi News Media Is Spinning Khashoggi’s Disappearance | NYT News

How Saudi News Media Is Spinning Khashoggi’s Disappearance | NYT News

The disappearance of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi made international headlines. “The mystery deepens tonight over the fate of Jamal Khashoggi. Did the Saudi royal family have him murdered?” News outlets from Saudi Arabia broadcast their own theories of what they say really happened. Khashoggi is a former adviser to senior Saudi officials. He moved to […]

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How China’s Media Sold Xi Jinping’s Power Grab | NYT

How China’s Media Sold Xi Jinping’s Power Grab | NYT

As soon as China announced it would remove term limits on the presidency, its censors and propaganda machine kicked into gear. The surprise move would clear the way for Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely. It’s a break from China’s decades-old rules to prevent power from being too centralized around one person. “In China, […]

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How North Korea’s Media Is Covering the Summit | NYT News

How North Korea’s Media Is Covering the Summit | NYT News

If you switched on the television in the U.S. this week, you’ve seen a lot of this: “… the world watching that high-stakes summit” “… we’re continuing our breaking coverage ahead of President Trump and Kim Jong-un’s high-stakes summit …” “… an unprecedented nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un …” But meanwhile, viewers […]

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State Run Media Or Media Run State: Inside The Fox News, Trump White House Tango | Deadline | MSNBC

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U.S. Troops Are Leaving Syria, Here’s What It Looks Like | NYT News

U.S. Troops Are Leaving Syria, Here’s What It Looks Like | NYT News

These are some of the American troops who’ve been ordered to leave Syria They’re driving through the mostly Kurdish city of Qamishli and headed to Iraq It’s vegetables that are bouncing off the armor and sticking to the windows The US troop pullout is controversial many in the Kurdish north feel betrayed American soldiers were […]

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How the New Zealand Gunman Used Social Media | NYT News

How the New Zealand Gunman Used Social Media | NYT News

“As people get desensitized to the same types of attacks, there’s incentive to try something new: using tactics, new weapons, new targets and, in this case, we have this live-streaming.” “Facebook and Twitter frantically trying to pull this down. I think that was part of the panic that this person wanted to inspire, and that […]

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