Posted on · An award-winning professor and acclaimed TV reporter examine ways in which the future of journalism is battling for the attention of the consumer, while at the same time, trying to earn the public’s trust
Posted on · Are there instances where society can agree we don’t need to hear from a certain perspective on an issue because perhaps it’s too extreme or not based in fact?
Posted on · Past collusion between the ruling party and the country’s leading television network has led many in Mexico to distrust the government and the media
Posted on · Experts on the press and democracy say the cries of “fake news” could do long-term damage by sowing confusion and contempt for journalists and by undermining the media’s role as a watchdog on government and politicians
Posted on · The scientists calculated that the average false story takes about 10 hours to reach 1,500 Twitter users
Posted on · Students from Jersey Village High School talk about their media consumption habits, which sources they trust, and whether they'd consider a career in journalism.
Posted on · "The meme of the moment is to say that American politics has become 'tribal,'" linguist Geoff Nunberg says. One sign of the division is the fact that no one can agree on how to use the word
Posted on · According to the Washington Post, transcripts from a phone conversation between Trump and the Mexican President reveal that he was urging Peña Nieto not to mention the wall in public.
Posted on · Student journalists at Jersey Village High School talk about where they get their news and their definitions of "media” and “journalism.”
Posted on · A journalist was assaulted by a Congressional candidate in Montana. Texas Governor Greg Abbott joked about shooting reporters after signing gun bill. President Donald Trump disparages any negative reports about him as "fake news." It seems these days like journalism is under attack – so much so that the National Press Club is organizing a […]
Posted on · Press secretary Sean Spicer said reports that adviser Jared Kushner discussed establishing secret communication with Russia were unsubstantiated. He also dismissed reports of a staff shake-up.
Posted on · In recent months, Google and Facebook have each announced efforts to address the rise of false news reports shared — or wrongly pointed to — by their companies' algorithms. But how much responsibility should free web browsers or social media sites have for how their products are used? How does "fake news" get proliferated so […]
Posted on · During the week of April 17, agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents made 95 arrests during a five-day sweep in Houston. Most of those arrested had prior criminal convictions. Some did not. The focus of such occasional raids seems to primarily focus on dangerous criminals, but who draws that line? On this edition […]
Posted on · In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
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