Sinclair says asking news directors for PAC contributions isn't a conflict of interest

The vice president for news for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Scott Livingston, said that he understands why some people may be concerned that the company asked top managers to contribute to the company's Political Action Committee, but he says he doe

Poynter Research: Americans are more trusting of the media in 2017—but there’s a catch

In this first year in the Age Of Trump, favorable public opinion about the news media has gone up. According to a new report from Poynter, 49% of the public has at least a “fair amount” of trust and confidence in the U.S.

US Press Freedom Tracker will keep tabs on the safety of journalists in America

A coalition of advocacy organizations including the Freedom of the Press Foundation, the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Index on Censorship have settled on a name for their forthcoming press freedom website, and a journalist to lead it.

Why President Trump still plays nice with elite media

[Commentary] So when President Donald Trump raised the white flag on Obamacare March 24, did he pick up the phone and gave the exclusive to Breitbart, The Daily Caller or LifeZette? Nope.

Is it time for a new definition of local news?

A Q&A with Christopher Ali, an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University.

Press freedom organizations are teaming up to start a news site

Later in 2017, a coalition of organizations including the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Freedom of the Press Foundation, the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, the Knight First Amendment Center and the Index on Censorship wi