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Views Preview: Views of the News, Live from the Missouri River Regional Library

Oct 25, 2016

The closer we get to Election Day, the hotter the rhetoric gets. We rely on our news media to cut through the clutter and put it all into context. But, where do the opinions end and the true reporting begin?

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The last debate

David Bauder, Associated Press: “Fox’s Wallace asks precise follow-up that makes news

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Chris Wallace: Fox News’ ‘moderate’ moderator

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Chris Wallace just brought us the closest thing we’ve seen to a normal debate

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “Focused and insistent, Chris Wallace plays role of America’s hall monitor

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Chris Wallace puts some oomph into ‘fair and balanced’

Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington Post: “CNN’s Van Jones on Donald Trump: ‘You can’t polish this turd’

Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington Post: “Rachel Maddow’s reaction to Trump campaign debate spin is priceless

David Leonhardt, New York Times: “The debates were a failure of journalism

How we watched the debates

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Final Trump-Clinton debate averages more than 71 million viewers

Jill Serjeant, Reuters: “Final presidential debate draws 72 million viewers

Cynthia Littleton, Variety: “Donald Trump’s Facebook Live debate coverage previews his TV ambitions

Kristen Hare, Poynter: “These front pages capture what it was like to watch the final debate

Hadas Gold, Politico: “Facebook: Debate-related videos watched 3.3 billion times

Other notable coverage

Jasmine C. Lee & Kevin Quealy, New York Times: “The 281 people, places and things Donald Trump has insulted on Twitter: A complete list

What Facebook is pushing

Deepa Seetharaman, Wall Street Journal: “Facebook employees pushed to remove Trump’s posts as hate speech

Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian: “Zuckerberg proves he is Facebook’s editor by allowing Trump’s hate speech

Mathew Ingram, Fortune: “Facebook says it still isn’t a media company despite deciding what’s newsworthy

Jessica Conditt, Engadget: “Facebook employees argued to ban Trump’s posts over hate speech

Anti-media blowback

Anti-Defamation League: “ADL task force issues report detailing widespread anti-Semitic harassment of journalists on Twitter during 2016 campaign

Kelsey Sutton, POLITICO: “Study: anti-Semitic hate speech against journalists has intensified throughout the 2016 election

Kelsey Sutton, POLITICO: “Trump’s treatment of the press ‘erodes our democracy around the edges’

Rosie Gray, BuzzFeed: “The alt-right has adopted an old Nazi term for reporters

Ben Schreckinger, POLITICO: “Trump crowds rain hate on the press

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Swastika and jeers greet reporters on Donald Trump trail

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Report: No, Trump didn’t cause anti-Semitic attacks on journalists. But…

Paul Fahri, Washington Post: “The press always got booed at Trump rallies. But now this aggression is menacing.

Covering the electorate

Michael Barthel, Jeffrey Gottfried & Kristine Lu, Pew Research Center: “Trump, Clinton supporters differ on how media should cover controversial statements

Lee Siegel, Columbia Journalism Review: “How the media covers the ‘deplorables’

David Uberti, Columbia Journalism Review: “CNN’s pro-Trump posse clouds its journalism

Kristin Hare, Poynter: “Huffington Post is raising money for groups of people Trump has insulted

Sophie Kleeman, Gizmodo: “Facebook employees threatened to quit over Trump: report

Craig Silverman, Lauren Strapagiel, Hamza Shaban, Ellie Hall & Jeremy Singer-Vine, BuzzFeed: “Hyperpartisan Facebook pages are pushing false and misleading information at an alarming rate

Covering the Election

Darren Samuelsohn & Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Media vulnerable to Election Night cyber attack

Joseph Lichterman, Nieman Lab: “The New York Times is using a Facebook Messenger bot to sent out election updates

Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “The Washington Post will use automation to help cover the election

Catalina Albeanu, “ProPublica launches initiative to help newsrooms cover voting issues on Election Day

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Journalism Lab: “Electionland, a joint project between ProPublica and six other orgs, will cover Election Day voting issues

Missouri School of Journalism: “School to join national reporting network for 2016 election

If Trump loses…

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “If Trump loses, the news media should break the addiction. But can they?

Frank Bruni, New York Times: “The media’s moment of truth

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Presidential campaigns haven’t agreed to ‘acceptable’ post-election press access

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “WHCA appeals to Clinton and Trump campaigns on press access