A Remarkable New Book about the Charleston Shooting
Pulitzer Prize-winning Post and Courier reporter Jennifer Berry Hawes discusses how mainstream journalism tends to stereotype the victims of mass shootings.
What Does Julian Assange's Indictment Under the Espionage Act Mean for Journalism?
What goes for Assange may also go for any person who obtains or discloses classified information—even journalists.
San Francisco Police Raided a Freelance Journalist's Home. Was It Legal?
An expert on First Amendment rights weighs in on what happened to Bryan Carmody last Friday.
Does the Media Need to Report on Extremist Manifestos?
An extremism scholar discusses the ways in which journalism has been hijacked by bad faith actors in the wake of the Poway and Christchurch shootings.
The Problem With Personality-Based Campaign Coverage
A profile of John Hickenlooper demonstrates how journalism that focuses on candidates' charisma often makes incorrect assumptions, and favors white male politicians.
Why Did the 'Times' Let Alice Walker Recommend an Anti-Semitic Book?
When we're talking about violent anti-Semitism, studious neutrality is journalistic malpractice.
The Demise of 'The Weekly Standard' Is a Blow to the Republican Party
The magazine's demise signals the further erosion of conservatism as a coherent ideology—and its replacement by a Trump personality cult.
The 'Oregonian' Faces Heavy Criticism After Publishing a Piece Sympathizing With a Far-Right Group
Activists fear that, by publishing a piece that sympathizes with a far-right group, the paper is promoting hateful, potentially violent rhetoric.
An Information Scientist Talks Media Literacy, Political Memes, and the Value of Librarians
Alison Head, a co-author of a new report on the media habits of almost 6,000 college students, explains why news consumption has become an arduous task for younger generations.
Media Coverage of Climate Change Is Caught in an Equilibrium Trap
The media outlets focused on climate change are centered in areas where the actual effects of climate change generally haven't become tangible.
QAnon Reveals How Poorly Equipped We Are for the Era of Political Trolling
We spoke with a communications professor about the relationship between trolls and the media.
One More Thing That Lowers People's Trust in the News: Seeing Others' Ratings of Articles
Lack of trust in the news in the U.S. runs deep.
Viewfinder: A Shooting at the Capital Gazette Office in Maryland
Police respond to a shooting on June 28th, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland.