‘The press does not understand that there is a credibility crisis on two sides here — for the president and for us.’
If there’s a major news story that journalists have botched more over the past 70 years than the Russia ‘collusion’ story, I’d love to hear about it.
CNN contributor David Frum said Sunday that factual errors in reporting stories are precisely why people should trust the news media.
CNN promoted its latest breathless report purporting to show collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. CNN has been extremely invested in the narrative of collusion for the last year.
This problem did not appear in 2015 when a real estate magnate descended an escalator. The descent began decades ago. The good news is, accountability matters, even to those who trust media least.
In the last year, it’s become easier to understand how an entire subsection of Americans disbelieve everything that comes out of the media.
This year, the entirety of the evidence for this New York Times article appears to be — and I’m completely serious — a single tweet by someone with 16 followers as of press time.
A ‘news story’ about an incorrect ACLU statement regarding border patrol checkpoints during Hurricane Harvey illustrates why Americans hate the media.
The Google memo controversy could tear up the implicit social contract we’ve all accepted with the big technology companies to whom we entrust our data.
To celebrate the Fourth of July, CNN tweeted out quotes from notable Americans including one from Abraham Lincoln. The thing is, it’s fake.
Taking responsibility for just one of the many flawed stories CNN has been pushing is nowhere near sufficient a response to the institutional problems plaguing the media outlet.
With Donald Trump in the White House, the media is increasingly apathetic towards, if not antipathetic to, the truth.
Journalists, pundits, and activists rewrite the facts of a World Bank fund to suggest hypocrisy from the president and corruption by Ivanka Trump.
Our discourse is full of rhetorical terms used to frighten or cajole the public in a given direction. But these words don’t mean what you think they mean.
‘She’s an expert on fake news because she writes it herself!’ Carlson says of a reporter for The Washington Post.
The Washington Post lied about a lawmaker’s biblical reference, refused to quote what he actually said, then mocked Breitbart for shoddy journalism.
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