FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A television station in Oakland made an on-air apology after using a social media photo that showed a stabbing victim holding what looked like a gun. Al Tompkins from Poynter explains why that was a problem. Click here.
Facebook and fake news. Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network & the American Press Institute’s Accountability reviews Facebook’s recent bad press. Read “Facebook faces another reckoning over fake news.”
A Pew Research Center analysis shows an uptick for this year’s U.S. House primaries — especially on the Democratic side. Read more about the data here.
If you’re interested in knowing about who is watching cable news and when, and looking at trends then this “Cable News Fact Sheet” is for you. It’s from Pew Research. A bit of a spoiler … all three major cable news channels — CNN, Fox News and MSNBC — saw a drop in viewership in 2017.