With Donald Trump in the White House, the media is increasingly apathetic towards, if not antipathetic to, the truth.
In the midst of an active shooter situation, we have tips for how to judge breaking news. We need similar tips to manage anti-Trump breaking news.
Their industry is under siege. Advances in technology have cut deeply into their margins. They face competition from robots and cheap, non-union labor. Many shops have been closed.
Since free expression at American universities has been stomped on so regularly, the real free expression warriors should be obvious. Instead, Newseum selected an odd collection.
Surely the life and death of show’s anti-hero, John B. McLemore, is not something 1.5 million people should know about in vivid detail.
The New Yorker, along with many other ‘mainstream media’ publications, obfuscates the truth in subtle ways. Here we’ll focus on anonymous sources.
No one in the room at the press briefing could have honestly believed that Sean Spicer was intentionally denying Hitler’s killing of six million Jews.
The state’s attorney general refuses to protect the rights of the unborn, while giving special rights to pro-abortion corporations.
John McNamara had eyes only for the city council. The elaborate plan he enacted to gain that seat would rock Alabama City, Alabama State, and Alabama Country for years to come.
The real story of the Trump administration is, in addition to his policies and pronouncements, how our intelligentsia image him and his administration.
The rule in question does not, in fact, ‘keep guns from the mentally ill,’ and repealing it will not allow the mentally ill access to firearms.
That Teen Vogue is catching up on the Nation and The New Republic as the gold standard of news from the Left tells us much about how those legacy outlets have faltered.
We live in an era of controversy, sensationalism, and ‘fake news.’ It could encourage more Americans to pay for high-quality journalism.
When I challenged him about the ‘hottest year on record,’ a New York Times reporter explained that his readers are too dumb to understand numbers.
By now, John Dean’s pronouncements on the scandals du jour have become one of the most predictable tropes in political journalism.
Hillary Clinton’s loss changed the media and culture wars. Conservatives need to realize this, stop being defensive and clickbaity, and get back into real journalism.
‘Reporters, when they are not precise about what happened, are aiding and abetting Moscow’s disinformation campaign.’
Supposing the controversial dossier turns out to be just a tapestry of fabrication, who should be held responsible for keeping it alive? All of us.
Nat Hentoff was widely known as a muckraking journalist, a defender of free speech and the Bill of Rights but, most of all, as a passionate advocate for jazz.
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