Sunday, May 21, 2017, 6:00am
Most news organizations haven’t been able to look away from the ongoing Trump-Comey story, but for pro-Trump media it almost doesn’t exist. This week, On the Media looks at how right-wing outlets choose to cover, or ignore, unfavorable news
Sunday, May 14, 2017, 6:00am
Facing an administration that seems to break new traditions every day, some worry that the media are too reliant on old tricks to keep up. We'll take a look at how the press might need to adapt. Plus: why local TV news may soon take on a more conservative agenda.
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 6:00am
The healthcare vote this week . . . which was hailed as a triumph of conservative ideology . . . didn’t come out of nowhere. On the Media examines the decades-long, right-wing campaign to influence academia and politics. Plus, how a climate change skeptic became a passionate...
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 6:00am
President Trump is backing off his signature campaign promise to build a border wall right away. This week, On the Media looks at the symbolism of a barrier on the southern border, and how it obscures the truth about immigration. Plus, the challenges of tracking hate crimes without good data.