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Further Attention on White House Press Briefings Comes from Congress and Media

As the White House continually moves towards the regularization of off-camera press briefings, the media and Congress are capitalizing on the briefings’ newfound attention. ABC News announced yesterday a new live streaming program, The Briefing Room, that will air following the daily press briefing. White House correspondents Jonathan Karl and […]

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Networks Break in for Special Comey Coverage

ABC News, CBS News, and NBC News will all break into their regularly scheduled programming for special coverage of former FBI Director James Comey testifying before Congress Thursday. NBC News will begin coverage with the usually scheduled Today Show. Host Matt Lauer will be in New York as usual, but Savannah […]


Facebook Turns to News Organizations to Combat Fake News

Facebook announced on Thursday a series of changes designed to combat the spread of fake news on the social media platform. However, Facebook is shifting the actual fact-checking work of what is fake news and what is not to partners who have signed onto Ponyter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Signatories include […]

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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has announced that she will resign as a result of the fallout from the mass leak of DNC emails. Wasserman Schultz was first removed as a speaker for the convention, but was then replaced as the permanent chair of the convention. Representative Marcia Fudge, […]

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