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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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Beyond the Facebook-Google "duopoly:" How tech is changing the media business

9/21/2017
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How are Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon affecting media companies? Brian Stelter speaks with Jason Kint, the CEO of Digital Content Next. Topics: What is the "digital duopoly?" What questions does Facebook need to answer about Russian interference? How will Apple's iPhone software upgrades impact newsrooms? What more does Facebook need to reveal about Russian interference?

Duration: 00:32:15


ESPN's rivals trying to tarnish the network?; Jemele Hill's 'mainstream opinion' about Trump; Former ESPN reporter: 'Blurred line' at network; The journalistic ethics of Jemele Hill's tweet; Facebook's Russia data: What Mueller may learn; Clinton says the

9/17/2017
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ESPN's rivals trying to tarnish the network?; Jemele Hill's 'mainstream opinion' about Trump; Former ESPN reporter: 'Blurred line' at network; The journalistic ethics of Jemele Hill's tweet; Facebook's Russia data: What Mueller may learn; Clinton says the news media helped Trump win; A plot twist in Trump coverage?; Nancy Gibbs on why it's 'Time' to step down; Stelter: Media must keep fact-checking Trump

Duration: 00:41:49


How Russia is weaponizing its state run media

9/14/2017
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Jim Rutenberg traveled to Moscow to examine how Russia has used Russia Today, Sputnik and social media to create "a 21st century Informational War machine that thrives in Western political fever swamps." Rutenberg spoke with Brian Stelter about his New York Times Magazine cover story on the topic. When does opinion journalism cross a line into propaganda? What does RT's "question more" slogan really mean? What are U.S. officials trying to do about Russian media?

Duration: 00:28:10


Liberal media, "identity politics," right-wing rhetoric, and Fox News

9/7/2017
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Mark Lilla, the author of "The Once and Future Liberal," talks with Brian Stelter about how the liberal media's focus on diverse identities in the U.S. sends the message that America is "a collection of different groups that can't understand each other," rather than a nation. Identity politics is also exploited by right-wing media like Fox News and other "bottom feeders" like Breitbart, as Lilla puts it, as White American identity becomes more salient among audiences.

Duration: 00:26:20


Is Trump's media diet changing?; Stelter: Lack of answers from Sarah Sanders; Journalists double as rescuers during Harvey; Hurricane Harvey ends, Houston's story begins; Right-wing media in denial about Russia probe?; Journalism is a family affair for th

9/3/2017
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Is Trump's media diet changing?; Stelter: Lack of answers from Sarah Sanders; Journalists double as rescuers during Harvey; Hurricane Harvey ends, Houston's story begins; Right-wing media in denial about Russia probe?; Journalism is a family affair for the Habermans

Duration: 00:41:11


Exclusive: Read the Inauguration Day letter Obama left for Trump, North Korea tests most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Where will Hurricane Irma go? Nobody knows

9/3/2017
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Exclusive: Read the Inauguration Day letter Obama left for Trump, North Korea tests most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Where will Hurricane Irma go? Nobody knows

Duration: 00:44:20


For Clyde and Maggie Haberman, journalism runs in the family

9/1/2017
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Maggie Haberman and her father Clyde both write for The New York Times, and they recently both had front page stories on the same day. How did journalism become a family calling? On this special edition of the podcast, Brian Stelter asks them both. Plus: How has the Times changed over the years? What are the differences between reporting and writing? And what has Clyde learned from Maggie's coverage of President Trump?

Duration: 00:33:43


Houston TV station rushed to higher ground as floodwater rises; Trump's tweets: distracting 'shiny objects?'; No, Mr. President, journalists aren't 'sick'; Greenfield: Trump is 'delusional' about reality; Does the media make too much of Breitbart?

8/27/2017
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Houston TV station rushed to higher ground as floodwater rises; Trump's tweets: distracting 'shiny objects?'; No, Mr. President, journalists aren't 'sick'; Greenfield: Trump is 'delusional' about reality; Does the media make too much of Breitbart?

Duration: 00:38:06


Uncomfortable questions about President Trump; Bernstein: Trump is unfit to be President; What happens to governing if POTUS is unfit?; Behind the scenes at 'both sides' presser; Press overreacting to Trump's terrible week?; How will Steve Bannon weaponiz

8/20/2017
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Uncomfortable questions about President Trump; Bernstein: Trump is unfit to be President; What happens to governing if POTUS is unfit?; Behind the scenes at 'both sides' presser; Press overreacting to Trump's terrible week?; How will Steve Bannon weaponize Breitbart?; Newsrooms missing the mark on race coverage?; James Murdoch's $1 million donation to ADL

Duration: 00:42:26


Explaining Charlottesville: Did the media paint the whole picture?

8/17/2017
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Did the media provide the right historical, and cultural, context around the events in Charlottesville? Brian Stelter discusses with Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute and author of "The End of White Christian America," about the questions we should ask in the aftermath of the violent protests.

Duration: 00:29:34


Sabato: Marchers sought 'media attention'; Coverage of violent protests should be 'smart' ; Trump pledges to hold a press conference; Sabato: Trump should fire Bannon; Ali: 'Best defense to defamation is the truth'; Lawsuits against media outlets are pili

8/13/2017
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Sabato: Marchers sought 'media attention'; Coverage of violent protests should be 'smart' ; Trump pledges to hold a press conference; Sabato: Trump should fire Bannon; Ali: 'Best defense to defamation is the truth'; Lawsuits against media outlets are piling up; Why it's so difficult to report on North Korea; Press is still struggling to interpret Trump?; How leaks and TV talking heads affect Trump; Fact-checkers check out Trump's trust problem

Duration: 00:41:29


Why Elizabeth Spiers is starting an "Insurrection"

8/10/2017
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Media entrepreneur and journalist Elizabeth Spiers talks with Brian Stelter about her new "left-leaning, adversarial journalism" venture, plus her time as editor of the New York Observer, where she worked with Jared Kushner, and how the Gawker lawsuit drove up the costs of running a media company.

Duration: 00:29:13


Untruths, lies and how to tell the difference; Mike Pence calls NYT "disgraceful" for 2020 story'; Will Jeff Sessions' leaks crackdown impact journos?; Leaks from the Deep State: fact or fiction?

8/6/2017
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How these leaks to reporters exposed lies; Untruths, lies and how to tell the difference; McEnany appears in pro-Trump 'newscast'; Pence calls NYT "disgraceful" for 2020 story'; Will Sessions' leaks crackdown impact journos?; Leaks from the Deep State: fact or fiction?; How press conferences could help Trump; A lawsuit, a suspension: bad week for Fox News; Why 'cosmopolitan' is a loaded word

Duration: 00:40:59


Why parents' work-life balance is a newsroom diversity issue

8/3/2017
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"What are newsrooms doing to retain women who have or plan to have children, to make sure more women stay in the talent pipeline?" Katherine Goldstein spent her Nieman fellowship exploring the issues faced by working parents in the journalism profession. With the news cycle getting faster, and newsrooms doing more with less, Goldstein tells Brian Stelter that newsroom leaders need to address work-life balance and allow for more flexibility to help retain and support talented employees at...

Duration: 00:21:36


Scaramucci hasn't plugged the leaks yet; Brinkley: Trump is 'unfit for command'; GOP media voices concerned about Trump?; Stelter: With Fox's power comes responsibility; Why Zurawik says Fox's strategy is 'risky'; 'Holy smokes' tweets about transgender ba

7/30/2017
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Scaramucci hasn't plugged the leaks yet; Brinkley: Trump is 'unfit for command'; GOP media voices concerned about Trump?; Stelter: With Fox's power comes responsibility; Why Zurawik says Fox's strategy is 'risky'; 'Holy smokes' tweets about transgender ban; Camerota on the 'Foxic' world of cable news

Duration: 00:42:00


Will Trump wind up like Nixon? We asked Watergate veteran Elizabeth Drew

7/27/2017
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Elizabeth Drew covered Watergate for the New Yorker and is now covering Trump for the New York Review of Books. She talks with Brian Stelter about why she is happy the Russia scandal didn't earn the "-gate" suffix, and about the differences and similarities between Nixon and Trump, who "both made huge mistakes" in firing Cox and Comey.

Duration: 00:26:34


Kellyanne Conway and Brian Stelter debate Trump presidency; Will WH shake-up lead to more combative press strategy?; Is Scaramucci the right guy in the wrong job?; Will cameras be turned back on at White House briefings?

7/23/2017
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Kellyanne Conway and Stelter debate Trump presidency; Will WH shake-up lead to more combative press strategy?; Is Scaramucci the right guy in the wrong job?; Will cameras be turned back on at White House briefings? GUEST: Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to President Trump GUEST: Scott Jennings, CNN political analyst; former special assistant to President George W. Bush GUEST: Dan Pfeiffer, former senior advisor to President Obama GUEST: Don Baer, former White House communications...

Duration: 00:48:28


Your summer guide to media & entertainment

7/23/2017
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CNN Media's Frank Pallotta and Oliver Darcy talk with Brian Stelter about the must-watch movies of the season, the return of Game of Thrones, the technology behind the newly released Dunkirk movie, and how media consumption habits are changing in the age of Netflix (and of Trump).

Duration: 00:30:58


Trump's TV viewing habits, Parallels between reporting during Watergate and today, Pro-Trump media's efforts to discredit Russia reporting

7/16/2017
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Trump's TV viewing habits; coverage of the Don Jr. meeting and Jared Kushner's role; have White House briefings become irrelevant? Parallels between reporting during Watergate and today? Pro-Trump media's efforts to discredit Russia reporting. GUESTS : Jeff Mason, White House correspondent, Reuters; president, White House Correspondents' Association Tara Palmeri, White House correspondent, Politico; CNN political analyst Ken Kurson, former editor, The New York Observer Carl Bernstein, CNN...

Duration: 00:43:51


Do Trump's tweets bring out the worst in him & the news media?

7/13/2017
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FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver talks to Brian Stelter about whether the President's media bashing gives him "the appearance of doing something" as he faces "uphill'' battles over health care and Russian meddling. Silver and Stelter also discuss how Americans might be in a "permanent campaign mode" as the appetite for political news shows no signs for slowing down with mid-terms election just around the corner.

Duration: 00:30:00

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