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Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

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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.

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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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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Episodes

Stelter: When will the public get answers?; Bernstein's latest on Trump-Putin relationship; Trump's defense strategy: Phone a Fox friend; What has Bill Shine done as WH comms chief?; Should networks air Trump's speeches live?; Sizing up the shutdown news

1/13/2019
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Stelter: When will the public get answers?; Bernstein's latest on Trump-Putin relationship; Trump's defense strategy: Phone a Fox friend; What has Bill Shine done as WH comms chief?; Should networks air Trump's speeches live?; Sizing up the shutdown news coverage; 'Glass cliff' for women in the news business; What's next for Megyn Kelly? via Knit

Duration:00:42:27

Hulu CEO Randy Freer on the streaming wars and the future of TV

1/10/2019
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What is Hulu's strategy in the increasingly crowded streaming TV space? Randy Freer sits down with Brian Stelter at CES to discuss recent subscriber growth, investments in new shows, and competition with Netflix. Freer also shares insights about the importance of the user interface and plans for future expansions. via Knit

Duration:00:30:34

Sanders on the left's distrust of the press; Finney, Pfeiffer's hopes for 2020 coverage; 'Golden age' or 'garbage age' of journalism?; Inside Sherrod and Schultz's 2020 discussions; Trump stoking fear amid border funding fight; Critics say Trump spouted R

1/6/2019
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Sanders on the left's distrust of the press; Finney, Pfeiffer's hopes for 2020 coverage; 'Golden age' or 'garbage age' of journalism?; Inside Sherrod and Schultz's 2020 discussions; Trump stoking fear amid border funding fight; Critics say Trump spouted Russian propaganda; Former NYT editor says paper is 'anti-Trump'; Frum: Trump coverage should be even tougher; Arkin: 'We need to have Trump-free days'; Arkin urges more scrutiny of 'perpetual war' via Knit

Duration:00:46:18

Connie Schultz on Trump, journalism, and her husband Sen. Sherrod Brown's potential presidential run

1/4/2019
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Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and journalism professor. She is married to a Senator, Sherrod Brown, who is seriously considering a run for president in 2020. So she has a unique perspective about campaign coverage and President Trump's attacks against the media. In this interview with Brian Stelter, Schultz talks about her family's deliberations, her recent comments to Politico, her experiences teaching journalism, and her views about how political journalism can be...

Duration:00:39:29

A year full of 'Fire and Fury' and 'Fear'; Media shakeups in a dizzying 2018; Threats against journalists are multiplying; Media's biggest winners and losers of 2018; Farrow, Carmon, Abrams on year two of #MeToo; How reporters convince victims to speak ou

12/30/2018
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A year full of 'Fire and Fury' and 'Fear'; Media shakeups in a dizzying 2018; Threats against journalists are multiplying; Media's biggest winners and losers of 2018; Farrow, Carmon, Abrams on year two of #MeToo; How reporters convince victims to speak out; Kavanaugh hearings seen through a #MeToo lens; How to know if President Trump is lying; What will be the biggest storylines in 2019? via Knit

Duration:00:44:06

Media in 2018: Deals, scandals, streaming services, movies, celebs, weddings, and more

12/27/2018
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Jill Disis, Frank Pallotta, and Chloe Melas join Brian Stelter to discuss everything from the shakeup at CBS to the success of "Black Panther," the fall of Roseanne Barr to the failure of Mic, and the year's wildest moments in entertainment and culture. They also share their favorite movies of the year, and Brian sings from "A Star Is Born." Part two of a two-part episode. via Knit

Duration:00:29:34

Stelter: This is the as-seen-on TV presidency; Restoring sanity to the border wall battle; Carl Bernstein on Mattis' resignation; Right-wing personalities pulling Trump's strings?; Market meltdown overshadowed by other news?; A year of 'fake' complaints a

12/23/2018
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Stelter: This is the as-seen-on TV presidency; Restoring sanity to the border wall battle; Carl Bernstein on Mattis' resignation; Right-wing personalities pulling Trump's strings?; Market meltdown overshadowed by other news?; A year of 'fake' complaints about real news; BuzzFeed wins defamation suit over dossier; Der Spiegel writer caught making up stories; Are ad boycotts the best way to protest?; Netflix is growing, but so is the box office via Knit

Duration:00:43:15

Media in 2018: Politics, tech, Trump, threats, and an $85 billion deal

12/20/2018
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Hadas Gold, Oliver Darcy and Tom Kludt join Brian Stelter with insights about the year in media. They sum up 2018's biggest storylines in media where it intersects with politics, business and tech. They even share some predictions about what might happen in 2019! Part one of a two part episode. via Knit

Duration:00:42:47

Stelter: How to help viewers see the big story; Bunch: Conspiracy is 'hiding in plain sight'; Right and left views of Mueller news coverage; How the WSJ exposed hush money schemes; Is there value in interviewing Trump's aides?; Trump lashes out at 'SNL' a

12/16/2018
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Stelter: How to help viewers see the big story; Bunch: Conspiracy is 'hiding in plain sight'; Right and left views of Mueller news coverage; How the WSJ exposed hush money schemes; Is there value in interviewing Trump's aides?; Trump lashes out at 'SNL' again; 2018, a year consumed by misinformation; Time magazine highlights 'the war on truth' via Knit

Duration:00:41:42

Inside Mic's collapse and Vox Media's growth as digital media companies fight for their futures

12/13/2018
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Mic's former executive editor Kerry Lauerman and former managing editor Colleen Curry join Brian Stelter to discuss what went wrong at the publication, which laid off its entire editorial staff earlier this month. How much of a factor was Facebook in Mic's demise? Plus, some reasons for guarded optimism. Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell joins Brian to discuss survival strategies for digital media companies. via Knit

Duration:00:40:59

Where are we in the Trump-Russia story?; Bernstein: Trump led a 'criminal conspiracy'; Glasser: 'Stick to the facts' about scandals; Frum: Treat Trump's comments 'with tongs'; Concerns about the fate of the Weekly Standard; Another turn of the Fox-Trump r

12/9/2018
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Where are we in the Trump-Russia story?; Bernstein: Trump led a 'criminal conspiracy'; Glasser: 'Stick to the facts' about scandals; Frum: Treat Trump's comments 'with tongs'; Concerns about the fate of the Weekly Standard; Another turn of the Fox-Trump revolving door; Inside the CBS misconduct investigation; This newsroom wants 'members,' not subscribers via Knit

Duration:00:45:58

Harry Enten unpacks the midterm results, how the polls performed, and the North Carolina fraud allegations

12/6/2018
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On election night, the story was incomplete. One month later it's finally possible to size up the 2018 midterm results. CNN's Harry Enten joins Brian Stelter to reflect on the size of the "blue wave," the major surprises, and the media's coverage of the midterms. How does the coverage need to change now that more people are voting by mail? And how did the polls perform amid questions about their reliability? via Knit

Duration:00:38:52

Matt Lewis and Margaret Sullivan on the present and future of conservative media

12/2/2018
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Principled conservative columnists are awkwardly sharing space with pro-Trump propagandists. On this bonus podcast, Margaret Sullivan and Matt Lewis discuss coverage of the Robert Mueller probe, Fox's role in the media ecosystem, the recent report that "Fox & Friends" fed interview questions to a Trump cabinet member in advance, and Sinclair's promotion of pro-Trump commentary segments. via Knit

Duration:00:22:23

Donaldson: H.W. Bush respected media's role; What a presidential funeral signifies; Sesno: Bush 'actually believed in government'; Piecing together the Trump-Russia story; Inside Miami Herald's Jeffrey Epstein exposé

12/2/2018
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Donaldson: H.W. Bush respected media's role; What a presidential funeral signifies; Sesno: Bush 'actually believed in government'; Piecing together the Trump-Russia story; Inside Miami Herald's Jeffrey Epstein exposé via Knit

Duration:00:42:40

How these NYT reporters revealed what really happened with Moonves and CBS

11/30/2018
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NYT reporters Ellen Gabler, James B. Stewart and Rachel Abrams worked together to expose Les Moonves' attempts to bury a sexual assault allegation against him. The trio shared the backstory with Brian Stelter -- from tracking down sources to digging into boardroom drama. The big unknown now: Will Moonves still receive a $120 million payout? via Knit

Duration:00:39:23

Two Americas, two different news worlds; Shachtman on the 'merging' of Trump and Fox; Press corps shrugs off White House 'rules'; Asking questions about Trump's military claims; Conservative media's Ocasio-Cortez obsession; This video could tip Mississipp

11/25/2018
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Two Americas, two different news worlds; Shachtman on the 'merging' of Trump and Fox; Press corps shrugs off White House 'rules'; Asking questions about Trump's military claims; Conservative media's Ocasio-Cortez obsession; This video could tip Mississippi's senate race; Misinfo is social media's 'chronic condition' via Knit

Duration:00:41:52

StoryCorps' Dave Isay: Listening is a form of love

11/20/2018
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Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps, has an uplifting message for this Thanksgiving season. In a conversation with Brian Stelter, Isay reflects on the power of listening to loved ones' stories. Fights on cable news and Twitter are "just not who we are," he says. "I am way less fearful and way more hopeful about people after having this experience." Fifteen years in, more than half a million people have recorded their stories with StoryCorps. Now the group is launching a new initiative to...

Duration:00:28:08

Should Trump's mood swings be a top story?; Rethinking live TV coverage of Trump's events?; Acosta has his press pass back. What's next?; Bernstein answers Trump's demand for 'decorum'; Ruddy and Stelter spar over Trump and media; How local reporters are

11/18/2018
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Should Trump's mood swings be a top story?; Rethinking live TV coverage of Trump's events?; Acosta has his press pass back. What's next?; Bernstein answers Trump's demand for 'decorum'; Ruddy and Stelter spar over Trump and media; How local reporters are covering the Camp Fire; Philippine government threatening Rappler; Misinfo is social media's 'chronic condition' via Knit

Duration:00:46:33

Renee DiResta: Misinformation is a 'chronic condition.' Here's how to address it

11/15/2018
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With another Facebook scandal erupting, thanks to a New York Times investigation, Brian Stelter talks with researcher Renee DiResta about misinformation and the tech companies. DiResta, the head of policy at Data for Democracy and director of research at New Knowledge, explains Facebook's missteps and describes how she studies the spread of "malign narratives." She says people should think of misinformation "as more of a chronic condition," not a fixable problem. via Knit

Duration:00:41:06

Sam Donaldson to Jim Acosta: 'Keep it up'; Abrams: CNN has strong case for lawsuit; Sam Donaldson on how the Trump era will end; Ryan says some of Trump's attacks are racial; Police investigating protest at Carlson's home; Fox News executives call for 'co

11/11/2018
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Sam Donaldson to Jim Acosta: 'Keep it up'; Abrams: CNN has strong case for lawsuit; Sam Donaldson on how the Trump era will end; Ryan says some of Trump's attacks are racial; Police investigating protest at Carlson's home; Fox News executives call for 'common ground'; Did media underplay the 'blue wave' election?; Why the Houston Chronicle investigated itself via Knit

Duration:00:41:42