Americans increasingly seem to get their news from outlets that confirm their existing political beliefs, rarely allowing themselves exposure to alternative viewpoints. No wonder the country is so divided. WhoWhatWhy conducted an experiment to examine life inside the news bubble.
In a wide-ranging interview, WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker discusses the work we do, goes in-depth on the Bush family and the importance of good journalism.
Despite abundant accounts of what took place in the Pulse nightclub, most of the time Omar Mateen was in there is largely unaccounted for.
While many concerns have been raised about the way the Panama Papers investigation has been handled, there has been little actual evidence of objectionable actions on the part of the ICIJ — until now.
Like many establishment organs, the AP is afraid of acknowledging the work of newcomers, freelancers, and others outside the mainstream. Was WhoWhatWhy the latest victim?
Bernie Sanders and his supporters are up in arms over the media’s failure to cover his campaign or message. Yet there’s a simple solution that is not being discussed.
Despite the media’s overwhelming coverage of foreign terrorism, there’s a much bigger problem here at home.
In the wake of the Charleston shootings, it’s worth revisiting this discussion about how—and why—the media discourages deeper scrutiny of violence in the US.
The Cold Case of the death of a hot reporter. Was there more to it than a tragic accident? And why did the media not look into this affair, given the kinds of things Hastings was investigating, and the unusual details of his final seconds.
It doesn’t take an expert on the Boston Marathon Bombing to see some major discrepancies in the overall case. There are just too many things that don’t make sense.
Imagine if someone looked at a Christian cross on the wall, and took it to be representative of the cross-burning Ku Klux Klan? That’s the logic some reporters are applying to the black Muslim flag found on Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s wall. They’re equating the flag, a common symbol of a Muslim’s faith, to a sign of affiliation with al Qaeda.