What stood out to me in watching last Sunday’s show, where 60 Minutes journalist Scott Pelley interviews an individual who traffics in “fake” news, is how perfectly plausible he could sound. The more I listened, however, the more I realized … Read More
In an unprecedented move, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer last Friday, barred “journalists from the New York Times, CNN, Politico and BuzzFeed—which have been criticized by President Donald Trump and his administration for their reporting—from [an off-camera press briefing]. Reporters from the Associated Press … Read More
Since last Friday (Jan. 27), when President Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven countries for at least the next 90 days, this website has received a higher than usual response rate, largely due to a commentary I wrote last year.
Fact-Checking a … Read More
Last week, President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since being elected. While the meeting was supposed to allow Mr. Trump to lay out his proposal on how he will unravel himself from his many conflict of interest issues, the conversation quickly turned to … Read More
Gerard Baker is The Wall Street Journal’s editor in chief.
You have a strangely nuanced view of what is or is not a lie when it comes to the utterances and tweets of President-elect Trump.
Here’s what you said (Trump, ‘Lies’ and Honest Journalism… Read More
“Journalists should accept moral responsibility for the foreseeable consequences of actions and inactions, including the example set for others and when in error, they should make full, fair, prominent and prompt corrections.” – Michael Josephson, Ethical Principles of Journalism
The New York Times, Wall Street … Read More
John Zogby is a pollster and author who has the ability to write analysis in a way most of us can understand. Recently, John sent me the following political conundrum:
In the election of 2016, the candidates for President are:
Republican, The Emperor Nero of … Read More