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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

Hot Pod's Nick Quah talks about the podcasting "tipping point"

3/14/2019
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Brian Stelter charts the growth of podcasting with Nick Quah, the founder of Hot Pod and a critic for Vulture. Has the industry "peaked?" Who are the major players? Are podcasts the new blogs? What do Spotify and Pandora's arrival on the scene signify? Quah says "the thing to watch over the next 4 or 5 years is... How does money change the fundamental nature of this medium?" via Knit

Duration:00:35:23

Fox shifting from partisanship to propaganda?; Debating the DNC's decision to exclude Fox from debates; Democrats probing Trump's opposition to AT&T deal; Lights out for Bill Shine at the White House; Will daily W.H. press briefings make a comeback?; Conn

3/10/2019
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Fox shifting from partisanship to propaganda?; Debating the DNC's decision to exclude Fox from debates; Democrats probing Trump's opposition to AT&T deal; Lights out for Bill Shine at the White House; Will daily W.H. press briefings make a comeback?; Connie Schultz's view of 2020 campaign coverage; Why Alex Trebek and 'Jeopardy!' are so special; BuzzFeed CEO: We can build a better internet via Knit

Duration:00:44:29

Jonah Peretti on BuzzFeed's business, digital media turbulence and the future of the internet

3/8/2019
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BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti sits down with Brian Stelter to discuss the "bright future" he sees for the company, despite recent layoffs and other changes. He describes the internet as a "flaming dumpster fire" but also a source of "joy and truth," and says companies like BuzzFeed have to keep "fighting to make a great internet." Stelter also asks about the unionization drive at BuzzFeed News and Peretti's commitment to the news division. via Knit

Duration:00:30:13

Haberman on NYT's shocking security clearance story; Why Trump is tweeting about Cohen's mystery 'manuscript'; Maggie Haberman's most important lesson on the Trump beat; Critics call out CPAC's pro-Trump 'grifters'; Kristol: 'We're now in late stage Trump

3/3/2019
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Haberman on NYT's shocking security clearance story; Why Trump is tweeting about Cohen's mystery 'manuscript'; Maggie Haberman's most important lesson on the Trump beat; Critics call out CPAC's pro-Trump 'grifters'; Kristol: 'We're now in late stage Trumpism'; Acosta: White House leaves press 'out in the cold'; Could Hannity be forced to testify about Cohen and Trump?; Adam Moss reflects on 15 years running New York mag via Knit

Duration:00:41:13

Adam Moss reflects on his time running NYMag in the rapidly changing magazine industry

2/28/2019
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Adam Moss, editor of New York Media, is leaving his post at the end of March. In this exit interview with Brian Stelter, he discusses his decision to step down; his favorite covers; how the magazine transformed over his 15-year run; and where the magazine business is heading. Moss also has some words of wisdom for his successor, David Haskell. via Knit

Duration:00:42:09

In an era of insanity, is anything shocking anymore?; New threats against normalcy; Clarence Thomas calls for review of landmark libel case; Politics and pop culture collide in Smollett story; Legendary Barry Diller on the "revolution" in Hollywood; Barry

2/24/2019
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In an era of insanity, is anything shocking anymore?; New threats against normalcy; Clarence Thomas calls for review of landmark libel case; Politics and pop culture collide in Smollett story; Legendary Barry Diller on the "revolution" in Hollywood; Barry Diller backs Michael Bloomberg for 2020; Media mogul Barry Diller gives his Best Picture prediction; CNN's hiring of ex-Sessions spokeswoman stirs controversy; PEN America president optimistic in face of press arrests via Knit

Duration:00:45:42

Tim Carney on the media's blind spots about 'Alienated America'

2/20/2019
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Conservative journalist Timothy P. Carney's new book "Alienated America" is about the collapse of local communities and the causes of "social deserts." In an interview with Brian Stelter, he shares the findings from his research and says national news coverage often overlooks issues that were indicators of support for Donald Trump in 2016. He talks about ways to improve coverage of religion and other American institutions, plus the role of local news. via Knit

Duration:00:27:31

Trump's media strategy: Pretend to win while losing; Trump says 'SNL' is anti-GOP and 'should be looked into'; Rush to judgment in the Jussie Smollett case?; Was 'GMA' too soft in Jussie Smollett interview?; How the Mueller probe is viewed in Moscow; This

2/17/2019
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Trump's media strategy: Pretend to win while losing; Trump says 'SNL' is anti-GOP and 'should be looked into'; Rush to judgment in the Jussie Smollett case?; Was 'GMA' too soft in Jussie Smollett interview?; How the Mueller probe is viewed in Moscow; This Trump fan intervened when journalists were attacked; Rappler CEO speaks out following 'ludicrous' arrest; CNN uncovers more Russian-backed Facebook videos via Knit

Duration:00:43:57

Valentine's Day edition: Jamie Stelter interviews Brian about Twitter, romance, and Trump

2/13/2019
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Jamie Stelter turns the mic on Brian in this husband-and-wife Valentine's Day edition of the podcast. Jamie asks questions submitted by CNN viewers - covering everything from their busy schedules to Twitter trolls to screen time concerns. Plus, TV in the age of Trump; a 20-year prediction; and Jamie's favorite thing about Brian. via Knit

Duration:00:36:46

How the Post, owned by Bezos, is covering his scandal; Behind Bezos' strategy to out the Enquirer; The twisted path from Pecker to Saudis to Bezos; Abramson points to 'oppo campaign' by Vice; Moynihan: 'One cannot cite plagiarism away'; 'Team of Vipers' a

2/10/2019
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How the Post, owned by Bezos, is covering his scandal; Behind Bezos' strategy to out the Enquirer; The twisted path from Pecker to Saudis to Bezos; Abramson points to 'oppo campaign' by Vice; Moynihan: 'One cannot cite plagiarism away'; 'Team of Vipers' author on why the W.H. is so 'leaky'; Zuckerberg: Facebook's reluctant editor in chief via Knit

Duration:00:50:39

Karen Attiah and Marcela Garcia confront threats to the press at home and abroad

2/8/2019
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How should journalists spread the word that "we are not the enemy?" Washington Post global opinions editor Karen Attiah and Boston Globe editorial writer Marcela Garcia examine the state of press freedom in this conversation with Brian Stelter. At this live event at the Newseum, they discuss "enemy of the people" rhetoric, stepped-up security in newsrooms, and the lasting impact of Jamal Khashoggi's murder. "This is a story that has been a slow-moving twist of the knife," Attiah says about...

Duration:00:33:09

Covering a historic field of presidential hopefuls; Dueling news cycles for the Democrats; Warren's rollout and the significance of female candidates; Reporters stunned by Northam's press conference; Was Howard Schultz's book rollout a 'grande' failure?;

2/3/2019
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Covering a historic field of presidential hopefuls; Dueling news cycles for the Democrats; Warren's rollout and the significance of female candidates; Reporters stunned by Northam's press conference; Was Howard Schultz's book rollout a 'grande' failure?; As 2020 race begins, raw feelings about 2016 remain; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff speaks out; Zurawik applauds NYT publisher for challenging Trump; New film features lessons from Mr. Rogers via Knit

Duration:00:44:52

Super Bowl media preview: Three reporters share forecasts for the big game, weather and all

1/31/2019
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The Athletic's Richard Deitsch, AdWeek's Sara Jerde and Sports Business Journal's John Ourand join Brian Stelter to preview this year's Super Bowl broadcast. They discuss the NFL's ratings recovery, recent controversies involving the league, and what's different about this year's game. Plus: The halftime show, the ads, and expected viewership numbers. via Knit

Duration:00:28:57

A huge test of Trump's 'reality distortion field'; What it means to live in the 'information war' age; Laid-off journalist reacts to Trump's insult; Media primary: Dems on Colbert, Maddow and Instagram; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's relationship with the med

1/27/2019
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A huge test of Trump's 'reality distortion field'; What it means to live in the 'information war' age; Laid-off journalist reacts to Trump's insult; Media primary: Dems on Colbert, Maddow and Instagram; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's relationship with the media; Two new books confirm reports of White House chaos; Polling lessons from legendary pollster Ann Selzer; Jail time: an 'occupational hazard' for journalists; How the world found out about the 'identical strangers' via Knit

Duration:00:42:53

A huge test of Trump's 'reality distortion field'; What it means to live in the 'information war' age; Laid-off journalist reacts to Trump's insult; Media primary: Dems on Colbert, Maddow and Instagram; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's relationship with the med

1/27/2019
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A huge test of Trump's 'reality distortion field'; What it means to live in the 'information war' age; Laid-off journalist reacts to Trump's insult; Media primary: Dems on Colbert, Maddow and Instagram; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's relationship with the media; Two new books confirm reports of White House chaos; Polling lessons from legendary pollster Ann Selzer; Jail time: an 'occupational hazard' for journalists; How the world found out about the 'identical strangers' via Knit

Duration:00:42:53

Jason Rezaian and Joel Simon on what happens when journalists are taken hostage

1/25/2019
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Two new books explore what it's like for journalists behind bars -- one from the perspective of the prisoner and one from the perspective of the advocate trying to get him out. Jason Rezaian, author of "Prisoner," reflects on his time in Iranian captivity. And Joel Simon, author of "We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages and Ransom," examines the dynamics of kidnappings by "non-state actors." They compare and contrast their work, and takeaways from each book, with...

Duration:00:30:17

BuzzFeed editor and reporter defend scoop; Bernstein weighs in on BuzzFeed controversy; Atlantic editor shares story behind 'IMPEACH' cover; These reporters are being affected by shutdown; Zurawik on conservative media's 'caravan' talk; What 'Report for A

1/20/2019
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BuzzFeed editor and reporter defend scoop; Bernstein weighs in on BuzzFeed controversy; Atlantic editor shares story behind 'IMPEACH' cover; These reporters are being affected by shutdown; Zurawik on conservative media's 'caravan' talk; What 'Report for America' is trying to do via Knit

Duration:00:50:32

Report for America co-founders are trying to help local newsrooms, one reporter at a time

1/17/2019
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Charles Sennott and Steve Waldman, the co-founders of Report for America, tell Brian Stelter about the project's humble origins and their goal of reaching 1,000 newsrooms within five years. "The crisis in journalism has become a crisis for our democracy," Sennott says. Waldman explains the corps process and the role of philanthropy in journalism. Stelter questions Facebook's recent donation and how the project ensures that reporters remain independent. via Knit

Duration:00:41:08

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