It's also disingenuous to suggest a giant news agency can't report on two different, yet significant, situations at one time. Still, the pandemic is taking a toll. "Fox dumps virus coverage for conspiracy" was the leading headline for the newsletter, which went on to say: "If you woke up from a coma on Wednesday afternoon and flipped on Fox News, or checked the network's website, you'd be forgiven if you had no idea the country is currently grappling with a pandemic killing tens-of-thousands of Americans and leaving millions more unemployed. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Required fields are marked *. How reliable is CNN News? All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates. Stelter defending the media's integrity and professionalism: pic.twitter.com/4tMgEq5XTm, Why would Fox do this thing that happened, — Caesar Pounce ? The news is sober and accurate, whereas the editorial stuff leans heavily to the channel’s bias. (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. Most stock quote data provided by BATS. How will TV networks handle bogus Trump claims on election night? Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. If New Batch of Polls Are Correct, Trump Will Soar Past 300 Electoral Votes, Townhall.com is the leading source for conservative news and political commentary and analysis. Gee, why would Fox News and others say Avenatti was a “media darling”? Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter examines the media world -- telling the story behind the story of how the news gets made. And with a major election just weeks away, and as Trump and his allies peddle outright lies, it is both disconcerting and alarming that, years later, we are still in a position where millions of people are poisoned with garbage information each day. Jim Acosta out-Acosta’s even HIMSELF with tweet about walking through…, ‘No rigging going on here’! Your email address will not be published. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc.2018. I feel the same kind of fear now...", Palmer: "I finally hit a wall last night, too, as I was reading some news accounts in the evening to my wife... How are we going to get out of this and back to some kind of 'normal' life if the testing isn't done? A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. The sheer scope of the unfolding tragedy is mind-boggling. She recommended "an ethic of solidarity" be infused in news coverage -- to humanize nameless, faceless data and individual anecdotes. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates. "That's because the conservative network largely ignored the virus in the afternoon and into its prime time programming. Watch Sundays, 11AM ET / 8AM PT, Sign up on your favorite podcast platform. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc.2018. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. See Pete Buttigieg's viral Fox News moments, Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses Trump's coughing on Fox News, How Fox News and Trump are spinning lethality of Covid-19, Chris Wallace delivers a blunt warning to Fox News viewers, Watch: Fox News has some debate advice for Trump, See how Fox News hosts covered President Trump's tax returns. Other right-wing personalities…zinging not only Avenatti but news organizations for having given him so much air time… pic.twitter.com/KzpeNvNshd, — Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) February 14, 2020. "That's more in a single day than we lost in the entire Iraq War.". Ben Rhodes’ tweet about the popular vote does NOT bode well at ALL for Sleepy Joe Biden, 'But peaceful Trump caravans with big scary flags!' "When people grow fatigued in the face of observing widespread suffering, they tend to 1) become distressed, 2) blame the victim, and 3) go numb and turn away," Varma wrote. All times are ET. Of course, looking at what Fox News did for their coverage of both events, it's a far cry from how Darcy described it. LA Times union president Pesce leaving for The Washington Post, How the WSJ connects with readers during the pandemic, NY Times announces hiring and promotions in audio, Washington Post appoints Alvarez as contributing opinion columnist, Washington Post CMO King discusses the Post’s reader revenue strategy, Massa joins CBC as host of new primetime show, Times-Journal appoints Stiefel as publisher, J-Talks Live dwells into pandemic’s impact on journalists’ mental health, NY Times appoints Kingsley as its next Jerusalem bureau chief. Clara Jeffery’s melodramatic claim NO OTHER pres has had to…, Dude. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. Vulnerability is a good thing -- and relatable. (When asked about the lack of coronavirus coverage, a Fox News spokesperson pointed to coverage from earlier in the afternoon. (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. ", Michele: "Yesterday was tough. Disclaimer. Guthrie to Trump: You're the President, you're not some crazy uncle! For the website, Darcy said, "Fox News homepage prominently displayed articles on the topic, while barely mentioning the coronavirus or havoc it has wrecked on the nation and world. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc.2018. I don't verbalize much at home because my kids are already disturbed enough by these changes. Updated 2339 GMT (0739 HKT) April 19, 2020. He then noted there were "softball interviews" for Sens. Platforms have certainly gotten better at preventing foreign interference — and sure, they deserve credit for that. So he walks to school, This company makes sure you never run out of coffee, Restaurant owner: We're back where we started in March, Here's how a Covid-19 vaccine could help the global economy, Broadway worker: My career of 15 years vanished overnight, As pet adoptions soar, this dog toy company is thriving, Mom of three: They shouldn't have to worry how we can eat the next day, Ohio mom facing eviction: I'm just thinking about my kids, Furloughed worker: 'I'm at the top of the roller coaster with no harness', Mom juggling work and remote learning: I can't maintain this, The vaccine race: Firms face unprecedented challenges, "when numbers in the news become benumbing? Brian Stelter and Oliver Darcy's newsletter this evening: "Fox (predictably) characterized Avenatti as a 'media darling.' All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates. >> "Facebook has allowed political advertisers to target hundreds of misleading ads about Joe Biden and the US Postal Service to swing-state voters ... in an apparent failure to enforce its own platform rules less than two months before Election Day," Brian Fung, >> "Donald Trump Jr. is touting baseless election-rigging claims in videos posted to Facebook and Twitter asking 'able-bodied' people to join an election security 'army' for his father," Donie O'Sullivan and Daniel Dale, >> Related: The Atlantic's Barton Gellman, I hate to be the messenger of bad news, but I think that we all know that things are will get worse in the coming weeks — and it is the responsibility of the tech giants to make sure that they are prepared.