Tucker Carlson’s sycophantic interview with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, and his subsequent praise for Russia’s subways, supermarkets and cheeseburgers, was not journalism. It was propaganda.
Pundits are everywhere, giving their analyses of current events, politics and the state of the world. You’ll hear a lot more from them this election year. Is their rank opinion good for democracy?
Will the son choose to build bridges with Trump that his father burned?
As Rupert Murdoch prepares to hand over the keys to his media empire, what will his legacy be?
This is a decision that was always going to come in one of two forms: either Rupert dropping off the perch or him leaving on this own terms. He has opted for the latter.
Rupert Murdoch is a major media figure, but he may not be as influential as most people think.
Conspiracy theories may be baseless, but they can have a range of harmful real-world consequences, including spreading lies, undermining trust in media and government and inciting violence.
Latino characters have traditionally been underrepresented in mainstream comics. But Spider-Man’s backstory makes him the perfect superhero to be recast as a minority.
Since the 1980s, cable news networks have focused on hyperpartisan news coverage to attract core audiences in an increasingly fragmented media market.
Dominion’s settlement of its defamation suit against Fox News provided a solution for Dominion – but it did nothing to help journalism.
The news channel broadcast many lies about the 2020 US presidential election – and it has a swathe of other legal action waiting for it.
Tucker Carlson and his employer, Fox News, had an incredible understanding of what their audience wants: a kind of authenticity that is not genuine but instead manipulative.
Despite Fox News’ questionable ethics, its last-minute settlement with Dominion Voting Systems was a win for all media.
It’s far easier to throw around accusations of damage to one’s reputation than it is to actually prove it in court. A journalism scholar explains the criteria that must be met.
A news organization doesn’t have to publish or broadcast the facts or the truth. And there are no standardized requirements to be a journalist.
Journalism has been fodder for politicians’ contempt for generations. A huge percentage of the public doesn’t trust the news media either. That mistrust isn’t a bad thing in a democracy.
Today’s anchors on politically slanted news programs feed anger and polarization with their wild claims. Their ancestor is a character from ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ – with one big difference.
An analysis of hundreds of thousands of interactions on cable news programs shows that women interrupt more often than men – and it may be because they also have to fight for equal airtime.
He is the heir-apparent of a global media empire, but how much to we really know about Lachlan Murdoch?
Many people define ‘bias’ as ‘anything that doesn’t agree with me.’ But are the news media really biased?