Category Archives: News

Trump has played the media like a puppet. We’re getting better — but history will not judge us kindly

Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post – Traditional journalism is under siege, NBC News chief Andy Lack wrote this week: President Trump continues to “put the bully in bully pulpit,” and the coronavirus crisis has taken a toll. “But we’re winning,” … Continue reading

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Amid virus gloom, glimpses of human decency and good works

Sally Stapleton of the Associated Press – The idea formed on a day when all the news headlines were dire. The coronavirus was surging worldwide; Nashville had lost lives in a devastating tornado and children had their lives upended as … Continue reading

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Most and least trusted news sources in America

by Sam Gross of the Stacker The Economist earns the top position for its 175-year legacy of infusing insightful long-form stories with commentary and explanatory reporting of weekly events. With nearly all articles published anonymously, The Economist’s stories aim to … Continue reading

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Almost seven-in-ten Americans have news fatigue, more among Republicans

By Jeffrey Gottfried and Michael Barthel of Pew Research If you feel that there is too much news and you can’t keep up, you are not alone. A sizable portion of Americans are feeling overwhelmed by the amount of news … Continue reading

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