CNN to host GOP presidential debates ahead of Iowa caucuses, New Hampshire primary

BY: - December 7, 2023

WASHINGTON — Republicans hoping to become their party’s presidential nominee will have two more chances to debate next month, following an announcement Thursday that CNN will host one debate in Iowa and another in New Hampshire. The first debate is scheduled for Jan. 10 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and the second debate […]

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird, shown here in an an April 2023 file photo, headed a coalition of Republican state attorneys general calling for media organizations to cease their business relationships with Gaza-based contract photojournalists accused of being affiliated with Hamas. (Jared Strong/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

Iowa AG Brenna Bird calls for news outlets to cut ties with alleged Hamas-affiliated freelancers

BY: - December 5, 2023

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird led a coalition of 13 other Republican state attorneys general calling for media organizations to cut ties with Gaza-based journalists with alleged ties to Hamas. The Republican state attorney general sent a letter Monday to top officials at the New York Times, Associated Press, CNN and Reuters, claiming the news […]

CNN report: UAMS sued more than 8,000 patients since 2019 to collect medical debt

BY: - September 8, 2023

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has sued more than 8,000 patients, including hundreds of its own employees, to collect on unpaid medical bills since 2019, according to court records, CNN reported Friday morning. Most of the lawsuits involved unpaid bills of about $1,000 or less, with some as little as $100, and many […]

Members of the Louisiana Republican Party held a protest on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol on March 21, 2023, when they expected the former president to be arrested. (Greg LaRose/Louisiana Illuminator)

Here’s how reporters should cover Trump’s campaign

BY: - May 5, 2023

On the evening of Jan. 6, 2021, CNN personalities tried to interpret for viewers across the world what had transpired that day in the nation’s capital. “I would just like to remind our viewers that President Trump now for years has referred to journalists as the enemy of the American people,” anchor Jake Tapper said, […]


Fear of reporters is fear of the truth

BY: - October 7, 2022

In the weeks after he assumed office, former President Donald Trump put reporters in the crosshairs when he labeled them “the enemy of the American people.” He was following the authoritarian playbook, long consulted by the likes of Stalin and Hitler, but it was shocking to see such strongman rhetoric coming from an American leader, […]