Breaking News from Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting:
- ACTION ALERT: NYT Claims US Opposed Honduran Coup It Actually Supported
Please contact the New York Times and ask it to correct the false claim that the United States tried to restore the democratically elected president of Honduras.
- Net Neutrality Reduced to Mogul vs. Mogul in Corporate Media’s Shallow Coverage
A common refrain in popular news media is that net neutrality is just too boring and esoteric for ordinary people to be interested in. “Oh my god that is the most boring thing I’ve ever seen,” John Ol… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Adam Johnson, Keri Leigh Merritt on Charlottesville
The horror of the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville—what led to it, and what could lead away from it?
- ‘The Fight Doesn’t End Until We Stop It at the Source’
"We have to really focus on placing the blame where it squarely belongs, which is on the industry and the corporations that are making products, that they don’t give us any other choices."… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Centrist Pundits Paved Way for Trump’s ‘Alt-Left’ False Equivalence
As it turns out, there’s no way to suggest that unruly leftists are as bad as neo-Nazis without suggesting that neo-Nazis are no worse than unruly leftists.
Breaking News from the Center for Media and Democracy:
- Pruitt Emails Reveal Communications with ALEC and Koch Groups
- Election Losses Don’t Stop Corporate Efforts to Block Voter-Approved Minimum Wage Hikes
- Trump Urged to Put Nation Before Family Profits
- Bayer Makes Deal With GMO Giant Monsanto
- Highlights of Luntz Poll of American CEOs Shows Broad Support for Progressive Policies
Breaking News from Columbia Journalism Review:
- NYT’s botched boba story stereotyped Asian culture
On Wednesday night, The New York Times’s business section published a story about the growing number of bubble tea businesses and their struggle to expand in the United States. But, as many have noted… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Podcast: The media responds to Charlottesville
On the latest episode of The Kicker, we dedicate the entire episode to the media’s response to Charlottesville. Meg talks to CJR Associate Editor Brendan Fitzgerald about how local news covered the ev… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Sports writers still struggle covering violence against women
Domestic and sexual violence are notoriously challenging for journalists, especially for sports writers. Those challenges were on full display earlier this month in a Boston Globe story about New Engl… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Why isn’t local media covering the Clean Power Plan?
A daily newspaper in Texas published an editorial about a month ago arguing that any changes President Trump makes to Barack Obama’s climate-change plan shouldn’t include propping up the coal industry… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- The media today: The death penalty of the internet
It started with a tweet. Amy Siskind, founder of the New Agenda, called out GoDaddy on Sunday for hosting The Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website, after it posted a hateful, misogynist, and obscene arti… (Click on article title to continue reading)