It's easy to find fact checks about Trump. And he's given us plenty to write about. This article measures some of the media's fact-challenged reporting.
The following is an excerpt of my story at Just the News. When it comes to misinformation, disinformation and the now-disproven Trump-Russia collusion conspiracy theory, it would not have been possible without a strong dose of media support. Here is a timeline that breaks out some important reports by — and leaks to — the […]
How astroturfing tactics on social media and the new are eroding journalism
How the New York Times, Jeremy Peters and Carolyn Ryan got my reporting on coronavirus all wrong.
On the heels of a similar filing against The New York Times last week, the Trump campaign has now filed a lawsuit against The Washington Post. The suit claims the Post knowingly published false and defamatory statements. Among them, says the lawsuit, that the conspiracy theory about Trump colluding with Russia was a fact--not just […]
Thanksgiving Day there was a doozie of an anti-Trump media mistake. What does it tell us about the state of journalism? It's not good.
You might find it fun, maddening or confounding-- but it's hard to not to find it interesting to review how wrong so many of us in the media have been when it comes to political and financial predictions in the era of Donald Trump. One example is a 2016 article by CNN. It's entitled: "A […]
It's all the more important that we, as journalists, maintain strict ethical standards when we *don't* like or agree with the person we are covering. If we let down our guard and don't follow proper conduct, the results can be disastrous for our reputation and the truth. Click the arrow at the link below to […]