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March 29, 2018

‘Wall Street Journal’ staffers claim editor buried story for political reasons

“This is censorship and it is beneath the standards of the 'Wall Street Journal',” an unsigned memo read.

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March 28, 2018

GLAAD launches push for media to cover trans homicide as “more than a number”

The advocacy group is pushing for news organizations to stop covering trans homicide as a countdown.
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March 24, 2018

Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.
March 17, 2018

Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.
March 15, 2018

Why Trump would have a tough time blocking ’60 Minutes’ interview with Stormy Daniels

“The odds of Trump getting a court to issue an injunction to prevent CBS from airing this are slim to none."
March 14, 2018

Facebook bans far-right political party for inciting “animosity and hatred”

The social media platform has deleted the official Facebook page for Britain First as well as pages belonging to two leaders of the political party.

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March 12, 2018

Partisan pundits and conspiracy theorists still rule Facebook, analysis shows

Two of the most engaging authors on Facebook in February wrote for fake news sites.
News
March 10, 2018

Unreliable sources: A look at the week’s worst media moments that didn’t involve Stormy Daniels

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.
March 7, 2018

Did the Sam Nunberg media circus cross the line?

“What happened yesterday was the public getting to see the sausage being made. And it’s not always pretty.”
March 3, 2018

Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.
News
March 1, 2018

Why is it so difficult for online platforms to tackle disinformation and hate speech?

YouTube began to crack down on conspiracy accounts on Wednesday. The online publishing platform Medium explicitly banned disinformation this month. How will other platforms cope?

News
Feb. 24, 2018

Unreliable Sources: A look at the worst media moments this week about the Florida mass shooting

A CNN contributor promotes a George Soros conspiracy theory on-air, major social media platforms allow Parkland conspiracy theories to float and CNN had a “scripted question” scandal that wasn’t.
Feb. 22, 2018

CNN denies scripting question for Florida shooting survivor Colton Haab at gun control town hall

A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting said in an interview that the cable channel had provided a “scripted” question for him to ask.
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Feb. 16, 2018

Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week that weren’t about indicted Russians

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.
News
Feb. 14, 2018

Quinn Norton controversy is the latest misstep for the maligned ‘New York Times’ editorial page

The 'Times' quickly backtracked on Norton’s hire after Twitter users dug up Norton’s past tweets in which she used slurs and expressed a friendship with a prominent neo-Nazi.
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Feb. 10, 2018

Unreliable sources: The worst media moments this week that weren’t an accused Nazi on cable news

Across the media landscape this week, some reporting and commentary on the storylines were rife with mischaracterizations ... or flat-out falsehoods.

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Feb. 9, 2018

‘Newsweek’ executive to return to embattled company after harassment investigation

Dayan Candappa had been put on leave following a BuzzFeed report that he had sexually harassed a female subordinate while at a previous job.
News
Feb. 8, 2018

Should CNN have put the GOP’s Holocaust-denying candidate on the air?

The interview devolved into a shouting match between Jones, who used a number of racist and anti-Semitic slurs, and Camerota, who denounced Jones’ views.
News
Feb. 8, 2018

Exodus at ‘Newsweek’ follows Monday’s surprise firings of top editors

At least seven people across Newsweek Media Group publications have tendered their resignations in the aftermath of the abrupt Monday firing of the magazine’s senior staff.
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Feb. 5, 2018

‘Newsweek’ journalists who worked on stories about parent company abruptly fired

Staffers are “gutted” over the firings, and employees are fearing the worst, sources said.