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Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

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Now more than ever, the press is a part of every story it covers. And CNN's "Reliable Sources" is one of television's only regular programs to examine how journalists do their jobs and how the media affect the stories they cover.

Now more than ever, the press is a part of every story it covers. And CNN's "Reliable Sources" is one of television's only regular programs to examine how journalists do their jobs and how the media affect the stories they cover.
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Now more than ever, the press is a part of every story it covers. And CNN's "Reliable Sources" is one of television's only regular programs to examine how journalists do their jobs and how the media affect the stories they cover.

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Episodes

Journalism during the disinformation wars; Study finds $235 million spent every year on ads on extremist sites; Russian site launches smear campaign against CNN's Clarissa Ward; How to avoid taking the bait when covering president Trump; WSJ report tallie

8/18/2019
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August 18, 2019: Adam Serwer, Mary C. Curtis, Jim Rutenberg, Catherine Rampell, Bari Weiss, Clarissa Ward, Danny Rogers, Matt Rivitz, Donie O'Sullivan, Oliver Darcy and Carole Cadwalladr join John Avlon. via Knit

Duration:00:44:49

Carole Cadwalladr on her role in Cambridge Analytica's downfall and "The Great Hack"

8/15/2019
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Investigative reporter for the Observer and the Guardian Carole Cadwalladr's year-long investigation resulted in the downfall of data company Cambridge Analytica. Her central role in the scandal is examined in the new Netflix documentary, "The Great Hack," which she discusses with John Avlon. Cadwalladr also talks about the still-open questions about Cambridge Analytica, its impact on UK and US elections, as well as citizens' lack of ownership over their own data. via Knit

Duration:00:22:20

Tucker takes vacation after white supremacy 'hoax' remark; "cancel culture" comes for the New York Times; headlines fall short of highlighting El Paso victims; CNN obtains draft order for FCC to police social media; reporter who reopened Epstein investiga

8/11/2019
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August 11, 2019: S.E. Cupp, Jane Coaston, Tim Archuleta, Enrique Acevedo, Jackie Kucinich, Nicole Chavez, Noah Shachtman, Julia Angwin, Julie K. Brown and Mark Brown join John Avlon. via Knit

Duration:00:41:40

Cosmo goes undercover with online extremism investigator

8/8/2019
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Brian Stelter sits down with Andrea Stanley, features editor at Cosmopolitan Magazine, to discuss her latest story: "Is It Possible to Stop a Mass Shooting Before It Happens?" In her piece, Stanley follows "K," a top-secret investigator who has been infiltrating online hate groups to monitor the behavior of men who display signs of violence. During her reporting process, "It was not lost on me that I was going to report on a woman who is tracking some of the worst men in our country," she...

Duration:00:19:10

Texas and Ohio newsrooms respond to shooting sprees; racist essay was published shortly before El Paso attack; growing threat of online radicalization; activists converge on Capitol Hill; Moms Demand Action founder calls for Senate vote; how to cover the

8/4/2019
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August 4, 2019: Dave Cullen, Jennifer Mascia, Shimon Prokupecz, Oliver Darcy, Wesley Lowery, Olivia Nuzzi, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Shannon Watts, Bob Moore and Jim Bebbington join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:38:07

Their journalist sons were murdered by ISIS. Now they work to make sure reporters stay safe in conflict zones.

8/3/2019
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James Foley and Steven Sotloff were both executed by ISIS in the summer of 2014. Five years later, the Foley and Sotloff families are running foundations that seek to help other journalists who are heading into harm's way. Brian Stelter speaks with Diane Foley and Art Sotloff about their training programs and other initiatives. The parents share memories of their sons, motivations for their advocacy work, and changes to U.S. hostage policy. via Knit

Duration:00:29:59

Their journalist sons were murdered by ISIS. Now they work to make sure reporters stay safe in conflict zones.

8/2/2019
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James Foley and Steven Sotloff were both executed by ISIS in the summer of 2014. Five years later, the Foley and Sotloff families are running foundations that seek to help other journalists who are heading into harm's way. Brian Stelter speaks with Diane Foley and Art Sotloff about their training programs and other initiatives. The parents share memories of their sons, motivations for their advocacy work, and changes to U.S. hostage policy. via Knit

Duration:00:27:08

David Zurawik and April Ryan react to Trump's harsh tweets; Bernie Sanders' campaign manager speaks out about media bias; how the Mueller hearings reinforced America's media bunkers; behind the story that led to mass protests in Puerto Rico

7/28/2019
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July 28, 2019: Caitlin Dickerson, Andrew Marantz, Faiz Shakir, David Zurawik, April Ryan, Susan Glasser, Carla Minet, Luis Valentin Ortiz, and Amanda Carpenter join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:46:22

Susan Glasser on Trump's lies, Mueller's aftermath, and the danger of "information bubbles"

7/26/2019
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Were the "optics" of the Mueller hearings worth the media's attention? "Let's be real," Susan Glasser says, "of course it was." After a "nutty" week in politics, the author of The New Yorker's "Letter from Trump's Washington" column talks about Mueller coverage; the impeachment count; and what to do about Trump's distortion field of lies. "It's on us as journalists," she says. "Our job is literally to bear witness." She also says the week showcased how the "right and left now are so deeply...

Duration:00:26:29

Farai Chideya on Trump, racism, xenophobia, and news media's coverage of 'political propaganda'

7/19/2019
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"Racial resentment has been a winning political strategy" in the past, but journalists are sometimes reluctant to call it what it is, Farai Chideya tells Brian Stelter. In part that's because the news media lacks "mechanisms for charting" the race factor "in real time." Chideya and Stelter discuss the coverage of white supremacist ideology; the importance of knowing "your political history;" and the need for a truly "integrated political press." And Stelter asks Chideya to answer a question...

Duration:00:23:54

Meet three journalists from competing Florida newsrooms who are collaborating to expand climate coverage

7/10/2019
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Some of Florida's biggest news outlets are banding together to form the Florida Climate Reporting Network. Brian Stelter speaks with three of the participants: Miami Herald climate change reporter Alex Harris, Tampa Bay Times executive editor Mark Katches, and Julie Anderson, the EIC of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Orlando Sentinel. Katches says the "story sharing arrangement" will hopefully move into "a second phase where we will be tackling joint projects together up and down the...

Duration:00:26:29

Miami Herald reporter speaks about Jeffrey Epstein arrest; unpacking the census citizenship battle; Trump claims the truth is up to him; Carl Bernstein on the post-Mueller news cycle; new book says there is a method to Trump's 'madness;' how news coverage

7/7/2019
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July 7, 2019: Julie K. Brown, Catherine Rampell, Philip Bump, Carl Bernstein, Allen Salkin, Aaron Short, Elora Mukhurjee and Carl Cameron join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:42:29

Ex-Fox Newser Carl Cameron on Trump, cable TV, and the progressive news site he's working on

7/3/2019
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Two years after leaving Fox News, Carl Cameron is collaborating on a new progressive news site, Front Page Live, that he wants to be a version of The Drudge Report for the left. He talks with Brian Stelter about his years as Fox's chief political correspondent, his impressions of how Fox has changed since it launched in 1996, and how the internet is changing politics. via Knit

Duration:00:33:16

E. Jean Carroll discusses her new book, Trump's alleged assault, media coverage, role of men: "This is not a Trump book"

6/27/2019
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E. Jean Carroll says "I'm not sorry" for coming forward and alleging that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-1990s. Brian Stelter talks with Carroll about Trump's denial of the accusation; the reactions since her story came out; and the broader point of her new book "What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal." Carroll says "the culture has changed" since the '90s, but "men have not changed." via Knit

Duration:00:24:01

E. Jean Carroll discusses her new book, Trump's alleged assault, media coverage, role of men: "This is not a Trump book"

6/27/2019
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E. Jean Carroll says "I'm not sorry" for coming forward and alleging that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-1990s. Brian Stelter talks with Carroll about Trump's denial of the accusation; the reactions since her story came out; and the broader point of her new book "What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal." Carroll says "the culture has changed" since the '90s, but "men have not changed." via Knit

Duration:00:24:05

The problem with headlines; how TV coverage of Iran is influencing Trump; former Facebook moderator blows the whistle; bipartisan support for fallen journalists memorial; Michael Collins on how Apollo 11 united the world; Trump speaking on broadcast, but

6/23/2019
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June 23, 2019: Sam Vinograd, Shani Hilton, Ana Kasparian, Ron Brownstein, David Dreier, Shawn Speagle, Casey Newton, and Michael Collins join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:42:06

Alexander Nazaryan's new book "The Best People" scrutinizes Trump's cabinet picks and contains a message for the media

6/20/2019
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Alexander Nazaryan says newsrooms need to devote more time to the actions of government agencies -- and less time to President Trump's tweets. But he admits this may be "impossible." Brian Stelter interviews Nazaryan about the reporting in his new book "The Best People: Trump's Cabinet and the Siege on Washington." Nazaryan makes the case that Trump's cabinet scandals are "getting worse" and reveals his pick for the most under-covered cabinet secretary. via Knit

Duration:00:29:32