How to be a journalist in the 21st century

The U.S. government recently asked social media companies to crack down on misinformation about the Affordable Care Act.But that may be a bad idea for a variety of reasons, including the fact that social media sites can sometimes serve as a propaganda weapon, experts say.Here’s what you need to know about social media’s role in disseminating misinformation.Social media companies have […]

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How to read local media coverage of climate change

The media has a long and storied history of using climate change as a wedge issue.But as the country grapples with the impacts of the climate crisis, local media are seeing an unprecedented wave of coverage of their climate change stories.The media’s climate-related stories have been covered in great detail by major outlets, but have not been featured in the […]

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