By Ryan Chittum May 23, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The bulk of the IRS scandal press coverage has been seriously devoid of the kind of context that tells readers... More
By Brendan Nyhan Jun 3, 2013 at 06:50 AM
Get out your wizard hats! It's starting to sound like campaign season again. Just as political reporters wanted to tell... More
By David Cay Johnston Aug 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM
As Brendan Nyhan wrote Thursday for CJR, the elite mainstream press has largely lost interest in the IRS scandal, even... More
By Ryan Chittum Jun 25, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The IRS Tea Party "scandal" has taken a couple of body blows in the last week. First, it emerged that... More
Brendan Nyhan, United States Project contributor, discusses how the media lost interest in the IRS targeting story
By The Editors Aug 12, 2013 at 01:30 PM
Over the weekend, Brendan Nyhan appeared on MSNBC's UP With Steve Kornacki to discuss his recent United States Project piece,... More
By Brendan Nyhan Sep 4, 2013 at 11:40 AM
We often speculate about how media coverage could make people cynical about politics and government. But new political science research... More
A solid reporter’s story gives curiously short shrift to fresh facts. Meanwhile, what was the IG directed to find?
By David Cay Johnston Jun 26, 2013 at 04:42 PM
When the latest revelations in the IRS political targeting controversy--the fact that nonprofit applications from groups whose names suggested they... More
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Questions and exercises for journalism students.