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Was Cumulus Media’s Decision To Block Buttigieg Interview From Airing Over ‘FCC Equal Time Rule’ Legitimate or Pretextual?

While a private corporation has the right to choose what it airs, a politically-motivated decision to selectively block interviews is troubling.

Axios, Internals, and How Not To Report on Polls

This internal poll, now being wielded by Trump in his feud with the Congresswomen, is what historian Daniel Boorstin described as a "pseudo-event."

The Myth of Donald Trump

While President Donald Trump has a lot of room to rise or to fall, his tendency to do either does not defy prediction or elude relevant facts.

Smartphones Are Giving Teenagers Horns, And Other Fake News

In real life, there's perhaps no topic that lends itself more to fake news than medicine, health, and the reporting of scientific studies.

How the Media Constructs Our World

To understand how story selection bias skews our understanding, we need to take a deep dive into the worlds created by two very different news outlets.


The Case for Democratic Infighting

If a Democratic candidate can't even survive attacks from fellow Democrats, they aren't the candidate to defeat Donald Trump in 2020.