A Media Manifesto to Prevent 2020 from Becoming 2016
The ultimate bias in journalism is not political. It’s toward controversy, gaffes, and scandal—shiny new things that get ratings and shares and downloads. There’s a rather obvious lesson here for Democrats seeking the White House—and for media elites who are tragically out of touch with how American…
Trump told Lesley Stahl he bashes press so ‘no one will believe’ negative stories about him
President Donald Trump told the veteran journalist Lesley Stahl of the CBS program “60 Minutes” that he bashes the press to “demean” and “discredit” reporters so that the public will not believe “negative stories” about him, Stahl said.
Violence Against Journalists Reached ‘Unprecedented Levels’ In 2018, Report Finds
Every year, Reporters Without Borders investigates how many journalists were killed, imprisoned or held hostage. In 2018, the group saw an increase in every category.
At his final news conference, President Obama underscores the significant role a free press plays in the state of our democracy.
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Donald Trump ‘worst perpetrator’ of fake news: UN special rapporteur
The President of the United States is the “worst” perpetrator of misinformation on the internet, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Opinion David Kaye said in an i…