Are the polls really saying that Donald Trump, our most outwardly racist president in a long time, has increased his support from Latinos and African Americans?
Are Swedes Shunned for High Covid Rates—or Is It Really ABBA?
The NYTimes reporter who offered “Sweden’s apparent success in handling the scourge without an economically devastating lockdown” trying to explain the deadly snake oil.
It’s Crucial to Distinguish Between Can’t and Won’t—With a Million Lives at Stake
CNN should note that accepting a 60–70% infection rate means accepting a million deaths or more, which may be a conservative estimate.
The Most Important Thing Media Can Tell Us Is How We’re Getting Infected
The media must play this important role during this destructive coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One hopes that it does sooner rather than later.
It’s Vitally Important for Media to Get Facts Right in a Life-or-Death Crisis
The media has a responsibility to be diligent in providing fact-based reporting instead of being colored by the economics of businesses.
To Defeat Coronavirus, Media Need to Look at Real-World Examples, Not Play ‘Simulitis’
No more important question in coronavirus crisis than how to get off the path led by Italy and onto the track of countries like Singapore.
Bernie Sanders Can’t Win (by as Much) Unless Youth Vote Surges (Like It Recently Has)
The reality is that stopping Bernie Sanders at this point means dismantling a well-organized, enthusiastic mass movement.
Which Candidates Are Mentioned Most Often on TV News?
Somewhat surprising, the results of candidates mentioned most by the media tracked fairly closely with candidates’ positions in the polls.
Really? WaPo rates Ocasio-Cortez’s Pentagon tweet bad as Trump’s biggest lies
Make no mistake, this is an absurd false equivalence. Her tweet while not accurate to the letter of each word told a true story. Trump? Not at all.
Climate Change Made Florence a Monster—but Media Failed to Tell That Story
News audiences were rarely informed about the contribution of human-caused climate disruption to the devastating Hurricane Florence according to a study of hurricane coverage.