Rocky Dailey

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Canadian journalists who covered Rob Ford offer tips on Trump

<b>Americans would agree</b> the US has never seen a politician quite like Donald Trump. Constant falsehoods, attacks on newspapers, over-the-top insults …

Actually, journalists aren't failing rural America

A striking miner sat in a tin-roofed picket shack, whittling a long branch into the shape of a baseball bat. Here in Southwest Virginia’s coal towns, …

A daily’s loss in court may cause journalists to rethink how they communicate

<b>Journalists across the country</b> are assessing the fallout a week after a North Carolina jury awarded nearly $6 million in libel verdicts against <i>The</i> …

In Trump territory, local press tries to distance itself from national media

<b>About a month before the election</b>, a radio station in Fairfield, Illinois, stopped taking calls to its popular morning talk show. It was the first …

Students Have 'Dismaying' Inability To Tell Fake News From Real, Study Finds

If the children are the future, the future might be very ill-informed.<p>That's one implication of a new study from Stanford researchers that evaluated students' ability to assess information sources and described the results as "dismaying," "bleak" and "[a] threat to democracy."<p>As content creators …

Education

Mass. Professor's List Of False, Misleading News Sites Goes Viral

Support the news<p>There has been a lot of talk of fake news — nonfactual, misleading and sometimes hateful commentary — being shared through social …

Winner of Trump's tussle with The New York Times? Both

Good morning.<p><b>A social media extravaganza (and on the record)</b><p>If imitation were not just the sincerest form of flattery, but also a business model, The …

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US Election Analysis 2016 - US Election Analysis 2016

US Election Analysis 2016:<br>Media, Voters and the Campaign<p>Featuring 83 contributions from leading academics and emerging scholars across the world, …

Voting

Trump and the elite press go 'off the record'

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Your Filter Bubble is Destroying Democracy

On November 7, 2016, the day before the US election, I compared the number of social media followers, website performance, and Google search …

New York Times reports 41,000 new subscribers since the election

The New York Times reported Thursday that, in the week since the election, it's added 41,000 new digital and print subscribers, "the largest one-week …

After Trump’s win, news organizations see a bump in subscriptions and donations

ProPublica, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and others say that they’ve seen an increase in interest from readers.<p>As election results came in last Tuesday night, ProPublica started seeing a big increase in donations. In the first days after Donald Trump was elected, ProPublica’s donations were …

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SPJ President Walsh statement on journalism and the election

Home > SPJ News > SPJ President Walsh statement on journalism and the election<p>SPJ President Walsh statement on journalism and the …

Journalism

CHARTS: Here's What Donald Trump Has Said On The Issues

Before Donald Trump takes the oath of office in January, there are a lot of questions about how he will decide key policy issues.<p>We've identified the top 10 issues voters care about most according to a 2016 survey from the Pew Research Center and charted what Trump has said about each of them. The …

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This Is How Facebook Is Radicalizing You

"Facebook doesn’t want to challenge you, they don’t want to upset you, because they know that if you’re challenged on their platform, you wouldn’t want to use it as much."<p>On December 17, 2013, Facebook announced that videos on your News Feed would start autoplaying. They would mute on default and, …

Social Media

What Happened? How Pollsters, Pundits And Politics Got It Wrong

The election of Donald Trump came as a shock to many Americans, but perhaps most of all to those in the business of calling elections. The pollsters on both the left and the right had confidently predicted Hillary Clinton would walk away with the race. They got it wrong. But one man did not: Allan …

Government

Spread your masthead across the country, and other ideas to prevent groupthink

I’ve read dozens of journalism postmortems and tweets lamenting how and why journalists got it wrong last week. Here’s a short, …

Facebook admits it must do more to stop the spread of misinformation on its platform

Facebook has responded to widespread criticism of how its Newsfeed algorithm disseminates and amplifies misinformation in the wake of the Trump victory in the US presidential election yesterday.<p>Multiple commentators were quick to point a finger of blame at Facebook’s role in the election campaign, …

Why Charlie Cook is chagrined with the media's Trump coverage

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It's time for a new set of news values. Here's where we should start.

If you had the opportunity to build a news organization from the ground up, what would you include? What would you do differently?<p>I considered this …

What Trump could (and couldn’t) do to restrict press freedom if elected

I’m increasingly convinced that Donald Trump, to quote Lord Varys in <i>Game of Thrones</i>, would happily see this country burn if he could be king of the …

How the media missed President Trump, and what comes next for journalism

Coastal bias. Over-reliance on polling. Too few reporters talking to red state voters.<p>Those are just a few factors that played into an enormous …

Here’s to the return of the journalist as malcontent

<b>Journalism’s moment</b> of reckoning has arrived.<p>Its inability to understand Donald Trump’s rise over the last year, ending in his victory Tuesday night, …

Trump Won. The Media Lost. What Next?

Donald Trump's election early Wednesday as president — utterly unprecedented, utterly unexpected — caught the media flat-footed. The distance between the nation's political press corps and its people has never seemed so stark. The pundits swung and missed. The polls failed. The predictive surveys …

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First Read: How Rural America Fueled Trump's Win

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>How Rural America fueled Trump’s win</b><p>One of the biggest reasons Donald Trump shocked the world last night was that he overperformed -- big league -- in …

Government

After this election, journalists must take care of themselves

Good morning journalists, and welcome to the rest of your life.<p>You may have spent the past year following one of the candidates day in and day out …

Journalism

The media melted down in real time last night

<i>The article originally appeared on The Hive, a section of VanityFair.com</i><p>It was going to be an historic election, whether the winner was the first …

This is how the future voted. This is what people 18-25 said in casting their votes. We must keep this flame alight and nurture this vision. https://t.co/ivuXrar869