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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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Washington, DC

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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.

Twitter:

@CNNReliable

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English

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One CNN Center Atlanta, GA 30303 404-827-1500


Episodes

Coronavirus and the media, the wider impact of Weinstein verdict, Bob Iger's big move, and more with our media reporter roundtable

2/28/2020
Oliver Darcy, Kerry Flynn, Frank Pallotta, and Chloe Melas join Brian Stelter for a wide-ranging discussion around the week's biggest media business and culture stories. Then they zoom out and assess the biggest stories on their beats in 2020 thus far and look ahead to the spring season. via Knit

Duration:00:37:28

February 23, 2020: Tim O'Brien on the secret to getting under Trump's skin; The Hill's long-awaited review of journalist who spread Ukraine conspiracy

2/23/2020
Plus... The Fox News pardon pipeline; how censorship stifles essential journalism during a crisis; as the 2020 election escalates, so do the "Meme Wars"; Southern rock strikes a new chord in the Trump era. Oliver Darcy, Julia Ioffe, Marko Suprun, Errol Lewis, Taylor Lorenz, David Frum, Tim O'Brien, Megha Rajagopalan, Kim Dozier and Drive-By Truckers' frontmen Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood join John Avlon. via Knit

Duration:00:42:04

February 23, 2020: Tim O'Brien on the secret to getting under Trump's skin; The Hill's long-awaited review of journalist who spread Ukraine conspiracy

2/23/2020
Plus... The Fox News pardon pipeline; how censorship stifles essential journalism during a crisis; as the 2020 election escalates, so do the "Meme Wars"; Southern rock strikes a new chord in the Trump era. Oliver Darcy, Julia Ioffe, Marko Suprun, Errol Lewis, Taylor Lorenz, David Frum, Tim O'Brien, Megha Rajagopalan, Kim Dozier and Drive-By Truckers' frontmen Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood join John Avlon. via Knit

Duration:03:12:45

Charlotte Alter on why millennial politicians are "The Ones We've Been Waiting For"

2/19/2020
Time national correspondent Charlotte Alter is the author of "The Ones We've Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America." She shares insights about millennial politicians like Pete Buttigieg and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She also identifies some media myths and stereotypes surrounding this often-misunderstood generation. "A lot of the coverage is determined by people who are baby boomers," she points out. She discusses social movements like Occupy Wall Street...

Duration:00:35:50

February 16, 2020: How to cover 'creeping authoritarianism;' newfound media scrutiny of Michael Bloomberg's campaign; which Democrats are winning the TV primary?

2/16/2020
Plus... journalism's role in sustaining democracy; an interview with two authors who offer a 'worm's-eye view' of Trumpworld; and Trump's former chief of staff critiques Fox News... Philip Bump, Joan Walsh, Anne Applebaum, Irin Carmon, Lachlan Markay, Asawin Suebsaeng, Julie K. Brown and Ken Doctor join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:40:15

Columbia's Emily Bell on the McClatchy bankruptcy, the 'crisis' of local journalism, and how 'civic media' could help

2/14/2020
Columbia Journalism School professor Emily Bell, the founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, talks with Brian Stelter about the effects of local newspaper losses and the highly partisan websites that are trying to exploit the void. Bell calls them "pink slime sites." Bell discusses Facebook and Google's power: "Control of the media has totally changed in the last 15 years, and we have not really come to terms with that." She also talks about potential regulations that...

Duration:00:46:36

February 9, 2020: How Fox talk shows urged Trump to purge; inside a 'billion dollar disinformation campaign;' getting info from Chinese cities on Coronavirus lockdown

2/9/2020
Plus: Senator Sherrod Brown says GOP senators fear Fox, talk radio and Trump; Bill Carter says journalists should stand in solidarity; Olivia Nuzzi says the Iowa caucus debacle has caused even more cynicism about politics. Sarah Isgur, Tara Dowdell, Bill Carter, McKay Coppins, Olivia Nuzzi, David Culver, and Sen. Sherrod Brown join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:42:57

FiveThirtyEight's Clare Malone on the Iowa debacle, the mood in Hew Hampshire, and the 'cynicism' of voters

2/7/2020
After being on the road in New Hampshire, FiveThirtyEight senior political writer Clare Malone talks about why voters feel cynical about campaign coverage and what they want from members of the media. Malone also talks with Brian Stelter about the "unmitigated disaster in Iowa" after the caucuses and why the debacle has people worrying about "election administration in the modern age of information warfare." They also discuss "the new normal" of political disinformation, and the "sports fan...

Duration:00:39:01

February 2, 2020: Sam Donaldson reacts to fast-tracked Senate trial; how impeachment reinforced two competing info-universes; news media's quick pivot to Iowa caucus coverage; how fear of Trump is hurting government agencies

2/2/2020
Plus, why CNN nixed its plan for a final pre-Iowa poll; the State Department versus NPR; and David Zurawik on the 'mud wrestling pit' that is social media. Sam Donaldson, Julian Zelizer, Jill Filipovic, Alexi McCammond, Astead Herndon, Art Cullen and David Zurawik join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:41:31

Politico's Tim Alberta is writing letters to DC "from the rest of America"

1/29/2020
"I just don't think the media as an institution has done a great job keeping up with the pace of change, political and cultural and socioeconomic and otherwise," says Tim Alberta, the chief political correspondent for Politico. That's why he is writing columns "to Washington from the rest of America," aiming to break the campaign coverage mold. His first dispatch was from the Mid-Michigan Gun & Knife Show. Alberta talks with Brian Stelter about "diner" cliches, voters' motivations, and news...

Duration:00:35:01

January 26, 2020: What you're not seeing on TV during Trump's trial; facts vs. feelings about impeachment; Pompeo's track record of hostility towards the press

1/26/2020
Plus... the impact of press restrictions during the Senate trial; viral hoaxes are spreading lies about Coronavirus; and free press groups are condemning Brazil's charges against Glenn Greenwald. Susan Glasser, Melanie Zanona, Oliver Darcy, John Avlon, Lyz Lenz, and Salena Zito join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:41:35

Alan Miller says National News Literacy Week is about solving the misinformation "pandemic"

1/23/2020
News Literacy Project founder and CEO Alan Miller previews the first-ever National News Literacy Week and a new partnership with Scripps' local TV stations. He tells Brian Stelter about his efforts to make people part of the "information solution." While Miller's organization focuses on middle and high school, the public awareness campaign with Scripps will give the general public "some tools and resources to become more news literate," he says. Miller also discusses the difference between...

Duration:00:30:59

January 19, 2020: Jon Favreau on 'the biggest challenge for Democrats;' Trump's Fox News defense team; Capitol Hill reporters protest restrictions on impeachment trial access

1/19/2020
Plus... What happens when a president can't handle the truth? Brian Stelter says the result is an impeachment trial. Also: Meet the man who tracks the Fox-Trump feedback loop. Jon Favreau, Dahlia Lithwick, Margaret Sullivan, Meridith McGraw, Sarah Wire, Joe Lockhart, Matt Gertz, and Peter Hamby join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:40:09

"Uncanny Valley" author Anna Wiener on Silicon Valley's media "reckoning"

1/16/2020
In her new memoir "Uncanny Valley," Anna Wiener reflects on the power of Big Tech through the years she spent at several startups in Silicon Valley. Wiener talks with Brian Stelter about how media coverage and "public sentiment" about Big Tech are changing, the resulting feeling "in tech that people are being unfairly picked upon," plus her favorite examples of industry jargon and much more... via Knit

Duration:00:37:48

January 12, 2020: Twitter war turns into Twitter diplomacy; Bill Weld's view of campaign coverage; Harry and Meghan versus the British tabloids

1/12/2020
Plus, a thought experiment by James Fallows; Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on their new book "Tightrope;" and the biggest change about campaign coverage in 2020. James Fallows, John Kirby, Hadas Gold, Bill Weld, Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn and Sally Buzbee join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:40:54

Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news

1/10/2020
Sally Buzbee, the top editor of the AP for the past three years, tells Brian Stelter about the news agency's top priorities and challenges, from covering the environment to combating misinformation. She tells how the news outlet is protecting journalists in Iran; fact-checking Donald Trump; and educating the public about polling ahead of the 2020 election. Buzbee also discusses the AP's future and the importance of collaborations. via Knit

Duration:00:37:01

January 5, 2020: How the US-Iran crisis is being covered; Stelter says it is patriotic to question officials in wartime; Bari Weiss on New York's solidarity march against anti-Semitism

1/5/2020
Plus, Sam Donaldson on "wag the dog" claims and David Frum on lessons learned from the Iraq war... Kim Ghattas, Jasmine El-Gamal, Jason Rezaian, Sam Donaldson, Katie Rogers, Bari Weiss, Paul Rieckhoff, Irin Carmon, Chloe Melas and David Frum join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:45:26

Salt Lake Tribune owner Paul Huntsman on paving a path for non-profit newspapers

1/2/2020
Should struggling print newspapers shift into nonprofit status? That's what the Salt Lake Tribune did. In late 2019 the Salt Lake Tribune became the first metropolitan daily in the country to go nonprofit, after receiving permission from the IRS to do so. Owner and publisher Paul Huntsman speaks with Brian Stelter about how Salt Lake's application might be used as a blueprint by other papers. They also discuss print versus digital and the paper's coverage of the Mormon Church. via Knit

Duration:00:40:37

December 29, 2019: The next decade of news; one on one with Marc Benioff; how Trump has affected trust in media

12/30/2019
Media winners and losers from the past decade; how to combat "truth decay;" and what to expect in media and tech in the next 10 years. David Zurawik, Nicole Carroll, Marc Benioff, Paul Huntsman, Jennifer Kavanagh, Oliver Darcy, and Amy Webb join Brian Stelter. via Knit

Duration:00:45:52

December 22, 2019: David Remnick reviews impeachment coverage; 'Bombshell' director Jay Roach shares what intrigued him about Fox News; media memory loss

12/22/2019
Catherine Rampell, S.E. Cupp and Garry Kasparov discuss news overload, and how to cover the rival realities swirling around impeachment. Plus, inside the Washington Post with editor Marty Baron, and New Year's resolutions for the press... via Knit

Duration:00:42:47