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.

Malika Harris places a candle down for her sister, Nia Wilson, at a makeshift memorial outside the MacArthur Bay Area Rapid Transit station, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Oakland, California. Allegedly, a felon on parole fatally stabbed 18-year-old Nia Wilson in the neck and wounded her sister, Lahtifa Wilson, as they exited a train at a subway station in what police said was an unprovoked attack. (AP Photo)

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.”

Sign outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo)


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.

Voters at a polling station in Los Angeles for California’s primary election on June 5. (Getty Images)

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.

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