Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

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Reliable Sources examines how journalists do their jobs and how the media affect the stories they cover in this weekly CNN program. Full video episodes available in the iTunes store.
  1. July 01, 2022
    37 min
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    Jeff Sharlet on the 'undertow' pulling America toward conflict
    Author and Dartmouth professor Jeff Sharlet has been reporting on the American right from a religious studies perspective for two decades. He talks with Brian Stelter about his forthcoming book, "The Undertow:…
  2. June 26, 2022
    35 min
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    Scrutinizing media coverage of abortion and the Supreme Court
    Kate Smith, Susan Matthews, and Sarah Longwell discuss how the overturning of Roe v. Wade is being covered by newsrooms. Plus, Brian Stelter connects the dots between recent episodes of political violence; Tom…
  3. June 23, 2022
    35 min
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    Talking Wordle's future with Jonathan Knight, head of games at The New York Times
    What is The New York Times' vision for Wordle and how does the viral hit game fit into the news outlet's broader strategy? Brian Stelter talks about that and more with Jonathan Knight, a senior vice president a…
  4. June 19, 2022
    38 min
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    Why newsrooms are adding 'democracy beat' reporters and ringing alarm bells about threats
    Top Associated Press editor Julie Pace joins Brian Stelter to discuss. Plus: Danielle Belton, John Harwood, Robby Soave, Brian Fung, and more. Amy Doyle shares memories of her father Mark Shields, the longtime…
  5. June 16, 2022
    32 min
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    Prison inmate turned journalist Keri Blakinger shares her unique insights from the criminal justice beat
    Keri Blakinger's reporting for The Marshall Project focuses on prisons and jails. Her new memoir, "Corrections in Ink," shares her personal experience with the criminal justice system, from her arrest for heroi…
  6. June 12, 2022
    38 min
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    Jan. 6 hearings showcase a huge split in American media
    Brian Stelter analyzes Fox's decision not to air the prime-time hearings live and talks with Shelby Talcott and Garrett Graff. Plus, filmmaker Nick Quested on his newly published video of the Capitol riot; form…
  7. June 09, 2022
    33 min
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    Evgenia Kara-Murza on her husband's arrest in Russia and their fight against Putin's "propaganda machine"
    Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian opposition politician and Washington Post contributing columnist, has been detained since April. His wife Evgenia is advocating for Vladimir and other activists and journalists wh…
  8. June 05, 2022
    44 min
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    Woodward and Bernstein share Watergate journalism lessons and preview the January 6 hearings
    Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward reflect on their bond 50 years after the Watergate story began. Plus, Biden senior adviser Gene Sperling explains the administration's media blitz about the economy; San Antonio…
  9. June 02, 2022
    44 min
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    'Inside the New Right:' What James Pogue's reporting has showed him about the future of conservative politics
    James Pogue's reporting for Vanity Fair has been one of the most-talked-about political articles of the year. Brian Stelter asks Pogue about the "dissident right;" its use of words like "regime;" and why it fli…
  10. May 29, 2022
    42 min
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    Shimon Prokupecz lists unanswered questions about Uvalde elementary school shooting
    Brian Stelter asks whether Texas officials are still withholding information about the massacre in Uvalde. Shimon Prokupecz and Stella Chavez report on the fallout. Stephen Gutowski and Clara Jeffery discuss me…
  11. May 26, 2022
    33 min
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    'It never lets up in Texas:' Sewell Chan on the Texas Tribune's coverage of the Uvalde school shooting and more
    Sewell Chan, editor in chief of The Texas Tribune, talks about covering the massacre at Robb Elementary and making sure that his employees take mental health breaks amid marathon reporting days. Chan also discu…
  12. May 22, 2022
    43 min
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    Battle between Elon Musk and Twitter: Who wins and who loses?
    Margaret Sullivan, Philip Bump, and Khaya Himmelman discuss the state of social media and disinformation; Insider global EIC Nicholas Carlson discusses his decision to publish a sexual harassment allegation aga…
  13. May 19, 2022
    36 min
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    Is Elon Musk right about Twitter spam bots? Kathleen Carley of Carnegie Mellon has answers
    Kathleen Carley, a computer scientist and specialist in dynamic network analysis, defines spam bots, fake accounts, and other maladies of social networking. She discusses Elon Musk's recent questions about bots…
  14. May 15, 2022
    38 min
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    Buffalo Massacre Raises Questions About Media Environment That Exploits White Fear
    Wesley Lowery, Mara Schiavocampo, and Oliver Darcy discuss the media climate and possible connections to white supremacist violence. Plus, Ambassador Asaf Zamir, the Consul General of Israel in New York, addres…
  15. May 13, 2022
    48 min
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    After fourteen years Steve Schmidt is ready to tell this story about John McCain. Why now?
    Steve Schmidt talks with Brian Stelter about his headline-making "war" with John McCain's family. Schmidt explains why he is sharing secrets from McCain's 2008 campaign; how his stories have relevance for polit…
  16. May 08, 2022
    40 min
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    Three Unique Angles About Politico's Supreme Court Scoop And The Abortion Debate
    Politico's executive editor Dafna Linzer discusses the decision to publish the Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. Plus, interviews with Montse Alvarado, a host on the Catholic TV netwo…
  17. May 06, 2022
    35 min
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    Nick Confessore on Tucker Carlson's 'apocalyptic' rhetoric and remarkable reach
    New York Times reporter Nick Confessore spent months interviewing Tucker Carlson's friends, studying Carlson's show, and checking the accuracy of the content. Confessore's resulting series, "American Nationalis…
  18. May 01, 2022
    39 min
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    Trevor Noah Challenges The Media And President Biden Says 'American Democracy Is Not A Reality Show'
    April Ryan, Molly Ball, Leigh Ann Caldwell, and David Zurawik analyze President Biden and Trevor Noah's speeches at the 2022 White House Correspondents Dinner. Plus, Ball discusses Elon Musk's politics; Zurawik…
  19. April 28, 2022
    33 min
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    David Simon discusses his new HBO series ‘We Own This City;' local news; and his Twitter usage
    Acclaimed television producer David Simon speaks with Brian Stelter about his new crime drama; how it shares a theme with "The Wire;" and why the relationship between police and the public must be repaired. Sim…
  20. April 24, 2022
    38 min
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    A tumultuous week in media: From CNN to Disney, Netflix to Twitter, WaPo to NYT
    Brian Stelter covers the end of CNN+, Elon Musk's bid for Twitter and other media stories with Mara Schiavocampo, Oliver Darcy and Sara Fischer. Plus, Jonathan Haidt makes the case that social media has made Am…

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