A Code of Conduct for How Media Should Interview Trauma Survivors
Reflections from a trauma specialist and survivor.
Is There a Good Way to Fact-Check Public Figures in Real Time?
A recent goof by the Associated Press indicates that real-time fact-checking still doesn't exactly know what it's doing.
Amid #MeToo, Journalists Shouldn't Commodify Women's Pain
Reporters should call out non-apologies—and be wary of re-exploiting victims.
The Media Is Only Telling You Half of the Climate Change Story
Network news outlets are tricking us into thinking there's nothing we can do about climate change.
Study: Cancer Fatalism Propagated by Broadcast News
New research suggests watching local television news leads to fatalistic beliefs regarding cancer.
Media Gloms Onto Brain Studies More than Mind Studies
Although it’s fun and science-y to know how the physical brain parses data, most of us really should be more interested in what the mind is doing.
Wikileaks Illustrates Growing New Source of Unofficial Oversight
The emergence of a video showing pedestrians mowed down in Baghdad by U.S. gunships illustrates how traditional media's watchdog role is being usurped.