How Mainstream and Alternative Media Shaped Coverage of the Stonewall Riots
If you were a New Yorker reading the mainstream papers at the time you wouldn't have known that a new civil rights movement was unfolding in the city.
A 'Morbid Fascination' With Columbine High School Might Lead to Its Shuttering
The 20th anniversary of the massacre has prompted an increase in security concerns as devout "Columbiners" flock to the campus.
Archiving Grief Five Years After the Isla Vista Attacks
A misogyny-fueled killing spree spurred reams of news coverage. Now an online archive aims to allow a community to tell its own story of grief.
The Trump Administration's Policies Are Fueling the Extinction Crisis
A new U.N. report finds one million species face extinction. The Department of the Interior and the Fish and Wildlife Service are adding to the problem.
Will the Boycott of the 'New York Post' Over Its Ilhan Omar Cover Work?
Yemeni bodega owners in New York are refusing to sell copies of the Post. Will they encourage the paper to change its editorial policy?
Has ICE Overstepped Its Authority by 'Demonizing' 21 Savage?
The agency reportedly targeted not just the artist's immigration status but his persona, in the latest example of what advocates identify as ICE abusing its authority.
What Arguing for the Wall on National Television Did for Trump
Primetime Oval Office addresses are outdated, but may still be effective for Trump.
Over a Dozen Companies Have Pulled Their Advertising From Tucker Carlson's Show
Decisions followed a monologue in which Carlson suggested immigrants are making the United States "dirtier."
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.
Is Texas' Campus Carry Law Actually Making Anyone Safer?
Gun advocates are arguing that the controversial law is keeping students safer, but there's little evidence to back those claims.
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.
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.
When It Comes to Health-Related Research, Should We Cut Out the Middleman?
A systemic review presents damning evidence that journalists are overselling research.
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.
Reality TV Perpetuates the Stereotype of the Angry African American
A new study finds African Americans on reality television are more likely to be both the victim and perpetrator of verbal aggression.
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.
White Mass Shooters Are Treated More Sympathetically by the Media
New research finds they are more likely than their black counterparts to be portrayed as victims of mental illness.