Category Archives: Journalism

From fake news to enemy of the people: An anatomy of Trump’s tweets

By Stephanie Sugars of the Committee to Protect Journalists – Since announcing his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections to the end of his second year in office, U.S. President Donald Trump has sent 1,339 tweets about the media that … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Fake news, Journalism

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, the probes are still ongoing, and all sides in the dispute … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fake news, FBI, FiveThirtyEight, Geopolitical, government, Internet, Journalism, Politics, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia, Social Media, Technology, Ukraine, United States, White House

Former Weekly Standard staffers find new home at The Bulwark, a conservative site unafraid to take on Trump

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business – A handful of writers and editors who worked at The Weekly Standard, the now-defunct conservative magazine that was deeply critical of President Donald Trump until its sudden demise in December, have a new home. … Continue reading

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What Gwen Ifill Knew About Race in America

(To know Gwen Ifill was to respect her, professionally and personally. She was a tireless worker who got to the truth and reported it honestly, warts and all. She died two years ago Tuesday. I still miss her. Frankly, broadcast … Continue reading

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The Top 100 Works of Journalism of the 20th Century

As selected by Madeleine Blais, Alan Brinkley, David Brinkley, Lydia Chavez, Karen Durbin, Clay Felker, Jeff Greenfield, Pete Hamill, Mary McGrory, Nancy Maynard, Eric Newton, Dorothy Rabinowitz, Gene Roberts, Morley Safer, David Shaw, George Will and Ben Yagoda and the … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Journalism, Thought-Provoking Analysis