Journalists Differ From Public In Their Views Of ‘Bothsidesism’ In Journalism

Journalists in the United States differ markedly from the general public in their views of “bothsidesism” — whether journalists should always strive to give equal coverage to all sides of an issue — according to a recent Pew Research Center study. A little more than half of the journalists surveyed (55%) say that every side does not always deserve equal coverage in the news. By contrast, 22% of Americans overall say the same, whereas about three-quarters (76%) say journalists should always strive to give all sides equal coverage.


Journalists Aren’t The Enemy Of The People. But We’re Not Your Friends

Ben Smith: President Trump will try to put the media on the ballot, and reporters face the increasing temptation to posture for those most eager to oust him.


Trump Hits Media Over Congressional Race

President Trump late Sunday slammed the media over its coverage of the Kansas congressional race. “The recent Kansas election (Congress) was a really big media event, until the Republicans won,” the president tweeted. “Now they play the same game with Georgia-BAD!”