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How Congress Used Social Media in 2017

This year the 535 members of Congress have collectively posted over 1 million times on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, …

Is Media Driving Americans Apart?

Is social media responsible for our democracy’s current crisis? An increasing amount of political information (and misinformation) gets disseminated online, and many Americans do not trust the media, do not trust Congress and do not trust the president. By many measures, voters are as polarized now …

A deafening media silence on the Obama-Hezbollah scandal

Politico published a jaw-dropping, meticulously sourced investigative piece this week detailing how the Obama administration had secretly undermined …

Critics with questionable records condemn US

How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter

The Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency operated dozens of Twitter accounts masquerading as local American news sources that collectively …

How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter

The Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency operated dozens of Twitter accounts masquerading as local American news sources that collectively …

Army jacket and pearls: How Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the White House’s great master of image

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was wearing pearls with an Army jacket. This image was definitely jarring, but it was not surprising given the Trump administration’s history of military chic — from a first lady in a bomber jacket and stilettos, to a first son-in-law who paired a …

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‘This is a nothing burger’: How conservative media reacted to the Mueller indictments

The Fix<p>October 31, 2017 at 6:34 AM<p>Watch more!<p>President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Manafort's former business associate Rick Gates and Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos have all been charged in the special counsel's investigation into Russian election interference. …

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Here's Why Debunking Viral Climate Myths Is Almost Impossible, In One Animated Chart

A British newspaper admitted that a controversial climate article from February was misleading and inaccurate. The story’s claims have received at least 752,300 shares, likes, comments, or other interactions on social media.

How Diverse Are US Newsrooms?

The 2017 ASNE Newspaper Diversity Survey measures the percentage of women and minorities working in US newsrooms.

'Meghan who?' LA shrugs over Harry's hometown girlfriend

<b>Pictures of Prince Harry's first public appearance with Meghan Markle in Toronto were beamed around the world this week and put his American girlfriend firmly in the spotlight.</b><p>Tough. Troubled. Gang-scarred.<p>If you read the British tabloid press you would think the actress grew up in LA's notorious …

Shifting the Focus

A swirling pinkish orb, emerging out of the void.Voiceover: “Hundreds of years down the line, who’s going to know who was the president of the United …

Ta-Nehisi Coates

List of media hard pass holders for Oct 2017 #SCOTUS term. Including @JessBravin @ShannonBream @Tonymauro @lawrencehurley @JanCBS #hsgovchat https://t.co/kSpmYVSzMX

How the Independent created a fake news Facebook card out of a real story

Here’s a thing going around Facebook today: Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel banned Trump from Chicago!<p>So did Rahm go Rahm-bo? Did he ban Trump from the …

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Trump backers' alarming reliance on hoax and conspiracy theory websites, in 1 chart

The Fix | Analysis<p>August 22, 2017 at 11:01 AM<p>Watch more!<p>Alex Jones was a powerful underground voice for the alternative conservative media, but he became a more mainstream figure in December 2015, when Donald Trump, then a Republican presidential candidate, spent 30 minutes on Jones's radio …

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Why we must teach students to recognize news — our democracy depends upon it

A fragmented media landscape populated by news outlets and impostor outlets that abide by different journalistic standards has transformed what was …

Journalism

UW professor: The information war is real, and we’re losing it

A University of Washington professor started studying social networks to help people respond to disasters. But she got dragged down a rabbit hole of …

Study Skills

Hurricane Harvey Victims Turn to Social Media for Assistance

With local 911 systems failing, residents are taking to Facebook and Twitter<p>By<p>Deepa Seetharaman and<p>Deepa Seetharaman<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@dseetharaman<p>deepa.seetharaman<p>deepa.seetharaman@wsj.com<p>Georgia Wells<p>Georgia Wells<p>The Wall Street …

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Hispanic and African American News Media Fact Sheet

MORE FACT SHEETS: STATE OF THE NEWS MEDIA<p>News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – blacks and …

The curious case of ‘Nicole Mincey,’ the Trump fan who may actually be a bot

A look at the second half of the president’s first year in the White House.<p>A look at the second half of the president’s first year in the White House.<p>On Saturday, President Trump tweeted his gratitude to a social-media super-fan, ­Nicole Mincey, magnifying her praise of him to his 35 million …

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1. Part I: An analysis of individuals’ online news habits over the course of one week

The first part of this report examines individuals’ online news tendencies over the course of one week.<p>To do this, as indicated in the illustration …

Growth in mobile news use driven by older adults

Roughly two-thirds of Americans ages 65 and older now get news on a mobile device (67%), a 24-percentage-point increase over the past year.

Millennials

Snapchat survey shows that distrust in the media is not so simple

<i>By</i> <i>Natalie (Talia) Jomini Stroud</i><i>, director at the Engaging News Project (University of Texas at Austin) and</i> <i>Luz Gomez</i><i>, director of research at Knight</i> …

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2. Interest in national news increases sharply among Democrats

Partisan differences are evident not just in Americans’ news attitudes but also in their news practices.<p>Interest in national news increased over the …

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