A polarized electorate is divided into tribal camps that demonize each other. That's the setting for the upcoming midterm elections. If the US continues down this path, democracy will suffer.
In scrutinizing statues honoring Confederate figures, journalists have overlooked military bases named after generals who fought to defend the slavery of black people.
Instead of taking pride in how quickly they cover the same stories as everyone else, these organizations make public service journalism their top priority.
Bob Woodward's supposedly explosive findings about Trump are not what we need.
Trump despises the media and says it's a threat to the American people. Yet the White House's daily newsletter scours the US to find good press, touting even tiny bits of praise from local newspapers.
The undercover comic has been criticised for tricking public figures into saying stupid things – but that doesn't mean they didn't want to say them.
With bettors clamoring for an edge, legacy media outlets could add a gambling beat to their daily sports coverage – or risk losing out.
The comedian hired to do the 'roast' at the White House Correspondents' Dinner has been criticised for going too far. Here's why she didn't.
The women who overcame heavy opposition to fight for justice in the Cosby rape case.
The story of the Waco siege is a story of how the media and the government can work in concert to shape a narrative and dehumanize victims.
A new report looks at the ways social entrepreneurs are transforming journalism by creating media organizations that gain trust by being transparent.
In many cases, the mistreatment of TV anchors has become the story – at the expense of bigger questions about corporate ownership.
The practice of calling attention to false stories – with actual fakers then levying the charge on their accusers – dates back to battles between progressive reformers and corporate media outlets.
Jeff Flake called the US president's lies and attacks on the media a danger to democracy, but it's unlikely to change anyone's mind.
Disney's veneer of innocence shouldn't distract people from recognizing the danger of giving one conglomerate the power to control so much information.
An analysis of media coverage provides lessons for how to move the climate debate forward and other highly polarized issues.
It's time for the left-leaning media to come off the fence.
Joe Ricketts abruptly shut down DNAinfo and Gothamist after his employees voted to unionize. Is what he did legal? And how could similar events be prevented in the future?
Ramparts started as a Catholic literary magazine. But when Warren Hinckle took the helm, he developed a layout, voice and rebellious spirit that Rolling Stone would go on to mimic.
A demagogue playing the media to legitimise extreme movements and radical right-wing causes? The US has been here before.