News coverage of the 2016 US Presidential Election in Times Square, New York.
The media as an institution in the United States is in a deplorable condition, and President-elect Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of its failings.
Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton in the final presidential debate.
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Trump had one last chance to rescue his flagging campaign. He blew it.
An elusive Clinton press conference on Sept. 15, 2016.
How is the Trump-Clinton contest being covered by the country's major newspapers and broadcasters? We look at the data.
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes stepped down amid sexual harassment allegations.
The Fox News CEO was a poster boy for journalistic conflict of interest, an executive who crossed the line between unbiased coverage and political activism with ease.
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Its formidable chief executive may have resigned, but the US's most-watched news network is in rude health all the same.
Ivorians show their defiance.
Côte d’Ivoire's response to the Bassam attacks shows that it is not lacking in political and security resources, and that its citizens remain vigilant in the face of terrorist acts.
Trump shakes hands with Mike Huckabee as Rick Santorum looks on, January 28, 2016.
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Donald Trump's decision to sit out Thursday's GOP debate helped brand him as “anti-establishment.” The fact that Santorum and Huckabee attended his event may help him with Iowa’s evangelicals.
Ethical coverage of Trump shouldn’t be a joke.
Just ask Megyn Kelly of Fox News. Covering the Trump campaign is no picnic. But journalists have a duty to do more than write clickbait stories on the billionaire candidate.
As Donald Trump knows all too well, sensationalism sells.
Debates used to be a public service. Now they're akin to the WWE – a blend of fiction and reality, with the candidates and networks all adhering to the same script.
Off to another gig
Stewart's final message to viewers – "the best defense against bullshit is vigilance. If you smell something, say something" – were true to his unique brand of political satire.
In evaluations, men are often seen as more knowledgeable.
Contrary to what some think, the battle against sexism in STEM has not been won, let alone reversed in favor of women.
“The Donald” campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Fox News and its embrace of the Donald is pulling our national conversation – and the 2016 Republican campaign – to the right.
Perhaps the closest Bill O'Reilly has actually been to combat.
It’s not as if the newsrooms of US television stations need any more bad publicity
Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner has been rebuffed for now.
While Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation US$80 billion takeover bid for fellow US media giant Time Warner has been rejected - for now - there is no doubt the future ownership of this historic company is…
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In the autumn of 1997, a group assembled from across the BBC and beyond gathered to take part in a seminal moment of broadcasting history: the launch of the BBC’s first 24-hour news channel. The 24-hour…
Mitt Romney and the Republicans are openly sceptical of climate change.
Climate change has been significantly absent from the US presidential election campaign. President Obama, who made climate change a key plank of his 2008 campaign, has not been anywhere near as vocal in…