In an era marked by heated claims of media bias, journalists need to ensure that news coverage is independent and impartial. Education, the field I know best, is one where it should be easy to meet this bar. To see where things stand, two colleagues and I analyzed major media… Continue Reading Media bias in education coverage? | IN 60 SECONDS

I’ve worked in the media for 30 years I know that the hostility to labour leaders who want to change things is what lies behind all of this. if there was a Labour leader who said “that’s fine guys, keep your profits, keep your carbon burning fracking industry, the press… Continue Reading Paul Mason on Tory Lies, The Media Machine and What We Can Do About It

For all of the history up until this point, our communication structures have for the most part, especially mass media systems, have been very top down and they’ve been controlled by a few people that had distribution control. If you look back the church was really the first broadcast network.… Continue Reading How Social Media Killed Traditional News | Oliver Luckett

What you just saw was groundbreaking director Alfred Hitchcock discussing the power of the montage to influence, even change a viewer’s opinion. This is known as the Kuleshov effect. Soviet filmmaker Lev Kuleshov showed the following clip to an audience. Then he showed them this clip. Finally, this. The audience… Continue Reading How The News LIES To You

>>Hi everybody. I’m Catenya McHenry, Communications Director here at the McCombs School of Business. And you are joining us on our Big Idea show, where we look deeper into faculty research happening here on campus. Joining me today is Tricia Moravec, she is a new professor here in the McCombs… Continue Reading Fake News on Social Media (Extended) | Big Ideas Faculty Research | McCombs School of Business

Welcome back Tweedsters, I’m gonna do a little experiment with you now, take a moment to read the headlines on the screen from The New York Times, a left leaning paper. How do you feel about these headlines? Does it matter to you to learn that they actually came from… Continue Reading Why You’re Just As Fake As Fake News. (Hostile Media Effect)