Media Industry

While You Were Offline: And the Real Fake News Award Goes To...

Maybe it's just us, but it seems as though everyone was on pins and needles last week. Between the looming shutdown of the US government, fretting …

Donald Trump

Report: Trump Could Send a Brutal Message to NFL at Super Bowl That Would End a Tradition

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events of the year, as people not only tune in to watch the game, but also the halftime show and …

Donald Trump

Trump’s love of tabloid gossip complicates his denial of reported affair with porn star Stormy Daniels

Dec. 7, 2005, was a busy day of self-promotion for Donald Trump. He appeared on Howard Stern’s radio show to plug the finale of <i>The Apprentice</i>, season …

Donald Trump

The story behind that bleeping amazing Saints front page | NOLA.com

Unforgettable moments deserve memorable front pages, and The Times-Picayune has produced a few.<p>In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, there was the …

Journalism

If You Shared One of These Tweets During the 2016 Election Then You Were Duped by Russian Fake News

Twitter is to inform 677,775 Americans that they may have liked, retweeted or followed a Russian government-backed account during the 2016 U.S. …

Fake News

How a Parasitic President Trump Feasted on the Ailing Media

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/ The Daily Beast<p>Donald Trump’s first year in office is drawing to a close, but his war on the media is not. It’s …

Journalism

Facebook Overhaul Will Not Be Effective Says Zuckerberg’s Mentor, Social Media Experts, And Case Study [Opinion]

It appears that Mark Zuckerberg is the only person that believes his Facebook news feed overhaul is going to work.<p>In light of the flak hurled at Mark …

Facebook

I run a small, independent magazine. I worry Facebook will kill us off

For independent and non-profit outlets, small shifts in algorithms – as Mark Zuckerberg just introduced – can pose an existential threat<p>Facebook’s recent company announcement should scare anyone who values independent and non-profit media.<p>In response to mounting criticism over its role in spreading …

Opinion

Defeating just fake news would be a fake victory

January 21, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Fake news is in the news, but there is fake and there's FAKE!

Opinion

CNN’s Acosta On Trump’s Fake News Awards: He Is The King Of Fake News

On January 17, after much anticipation, President Donald Trump released the winners of his fake news awards. CNN was a big winner of the night, …

Donald Trump

Comments made on Overvaal protests disappointing: ANC - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The ANC at Sedibeng Municipality in the Vaal has expressed disappointment about the comments made by a white community member on the protests at …

ANC

My Europe: Multispeed European war reporting

Pawel Pieniazek always detested war. And yet, he became a war correspondent. Going about his job, he realizes just how divided Europe's media …

World News

James O’Keefe is bringing back the best practice of journalism

Grading President Trump’s first year in office is all the media rage. But let’s look at the other side of the story — and grade the media.<p>F for …

Opinion

How Did We Do on the Trump Beat?

Even a year ago, most of us would have thought that if the president was said to have paid $130,000 in hush money to a pornographic film actress known as Stormy Daniels, that it would be front-page news for days. But now we just shrug it off: So what else is new?<p>Many people have wondered why this …

Opinion

Facebook's Bad Idea: Crowsourced Ratings Work For Toasters, But Not News

Opinion: User reviews might work when you’re shopping for a phone charger on Amazon, but crowdsourcing “news” was what got us into this mess in the first place.<p>Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that Facebook will ask its users to rate the credibility of news publishers, as a way to reduce the …

Fake News

CNN Has Jumped the Shark

Posted: Jan 20, 2018 12:01 AM<p>Every day it is becoming clearer that CNN, the once proud ratings giant and unquestioned cable network news leader, has …

Donald Trump

Jared Kushner Is China’s Trump Card

How the President’s son-in-law, despite his inexperience in diplomacy and his lack of security clearance, became Beijing’s primary point of interest.<p>In early 2017, shortly after Jared Kushner moved into his new office in the West Wing of the White House, he began receiving guests. One visitor who …

World Leaders

Bustle Digital Group News Policies And Ethics

<b>Bustle Digital Group News Description</b><p>Bustle Digital Group is the parent company of women-focused news sites Bustle and Elite Daily, and Romper, the …

Journalism

Hannity Blasts ‘Sh-hole Network’ CNN and Dem Leaders for Shutdown ‘Scare Tactics’

On Friday night, <b>Sean Hannity</b> kicked off his show by slamming the media and Democrats over their handing of the potential government shutdown.<p>“They …

Jim Acosta

Trump Has No Idea What 'Fake news' Mean

The president is apparently super mad about reporting errors that outlets have already apologized for. Weirdly, he doesn't seem to care about errors that make him sound good.<p><i>Welcome back to Can't Handle the Truth, our Saturday column looking at the past seven days of fake news and hoaxes that have</i> …

Journalism

Media outlets struggle to assign blame for shutdown

Both Republicans and Democrats claim the coverage is skewed against them.<p>Usually, when the government shuts down, a clear media narrative quickly takes hold: one party is driving the action, and therefore is held responsible.<p>But like so much else in the Trump era, this current shutdown is …

Politics

Michael Wolff’s Troubled Relationship with the Truth

It’s hard to sort out fact from fiction in Fire and Fury.<p>Bespectacled, bald-capped, and wearing a gray suit, Fred Armisen was a convincing Michael …

Conservative View

LA Times journalists vote to join union

It was another unsettling day for Los Angeles Times publisher Ross Levinsohn.<p>For the first time in the paper’s 136-year history, journalists at the …

News Industry

Storyful advances plot with promotion of Mandy Jenkins to editor-in-chief

Storyful, a News Corp-owned social media insights and content company, announced today that Mandy Jenkins has taken the role of editor in …

Journalism

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

<i>This week, we’re sharing stories from Sabine Heinlein, Leslie Jamison, Ijeoma Oluo, Eric Newcomer with Brad Stone, and Jill Lepore.</i><i>Sign up to receive</i> …

Long-form Journalism

The bizarre rise and dramatic fall of Louise Mensch and her ‘Blue Detectives’

A year later, why does anyone still listen to Seth Abramson?<p>A year ago, as Donald Trump prepared to take office, a new crop of self-proclaimed …

Liberal View

Spotify Partners Wth 8 publishers To Produce Podcasts

Paid music-streaming service Spotify is partnering with eight publishers to produce audio programming and visuals for a new format called Spotlight. …

Advertising Industry

CBS anchor Jeff Glor’s wife tries to keep him in shape — but he still cheats

<i>The new “CBS Evening News” anchor isn’t sitting around the studio. “They’re trying to get me out and about as much as possible,” says Jeff Glor, 42,</i> …

News Industry

Joe Frank Signs Off

Joe Frank has been dying his entire life, but this time he seems to mean it. We’re sitting in his apartment in Los Angeles in the summer of 2017, …

Long-form Journalism

Chocolate isn’t likely to vanish by 2050, or at any point in the foreseeable future

Almost two years ago, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a rather calm, balanced analysis of problems faced by cacao …

Journalism