Mistakes in News


Breaking News from Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting:

Breaking News from the Center for Media and Democracy:

Breaking News from Columbia Journalism Review:

  • Black deaths, Black protest
    Police murders of Black Americans, and the resulting protests, are once more at the forefront of the news cycle. The focus constitutes an important opportunity, but journalists who don’t have a nuance… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Injustice, Virality, and Mourning in Minneapolis: How the press is covering the death of George Floyd
    On Monday, Derek Chauvin, a white police officer in Minneapolis, arrested a Black man named George Floyd. Chauvin pinned him to the ground, his knee pressing on Floyd’s neck. Afterward, Floyd died, at… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Through the Obamagate
    The push-and-pull relationship between Donald Trump and Fox News is not new—and not news. His Twitter account has been a sort of rolling recap of the network’s programming for years. It’s no stretch t… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Twitter fact-checks Trump, but will it do any good?
    When Twitter said earlier this month that it was making some changes to “limit the spread of potentially harmful or misleading content” by adding warning labels to tweets, one of the most obvious ques… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • The bad news quietly buried during the pandemic
    With the world’s attention glued to the coronavirus pandemic, news about anything else has been slipping farther and farther down the proverbial front page. But that doesn’t mean nothing’s been going… (Click on article title to continue reading)