Now more than ever, we need the media to seek truth, report facts, and hold those in power accountable. But without a major overhaul, is the press even up to the job?
Attacks on the press, protected by the First Amendment, are an attack on our individual rights to read, write, and think independently.
When women and people of color are told what words to use, and how to use them, it’s more than mere political correctness gone awry. It’s a form of silencing that sustains a moral, class, and racial hierarchy.
When local media fail to do their jobs by checking facts, corroborating sources, or simply asking follow-up questions as they did in Sioux Falls, SD, following a bomb scare, they're the ones creating "fake news."
The millions of dollars paid in hush money or severance packages to make up for the bad behavior of a few men could have single-handedly given the ailing media industry a boost.
Politicians have always manipulated language to fit their agenda. But when journalists validate and repeat it, they're introducing it into the national idiom.
The Tesla CEO is calling for a credibility rating system for journalists. What he doesn't know about the media is … a lot.
As the GOP and much of the mainstream media flail about looking for a "reason" for school shootings, the real problem goes largely unexplored. What are we going to do about America's angry misogynist problem?
Exchanging positive press for access to the White House is a kind of fluff journalism that dilutes the truth and dismantles the agency of the Free Press.
Journalists defending Sarah Sanders as a "victim" of a smoky-eye joke don't care about her. They just don’t like being called out for their incompetence at covering the Trump administration.