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"Reliable Sources" with Brian Stelter examines the media world -- telling the story behind the story -- how news and pop culture get made. Discussions revolve around media fairness and objectivity, with panels consisting of journalists from top television, digital and print news organizations. Regularly featured special one-on-one interviews with major media figures are also part of the Sunday morning show.

Latest episodes

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President Trump suspends Jim Acosta's press pass; police open a criminal investigation after Antifa members shout threats at political commentator Tucker Carlson's home; a Houston Chronicle reporter is accused of making up sources for stories.
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Asking if journalists have learned anything since 2016; President Trump's fearmongering hits new heights; how much faith the public should put in polling; the migrant caravan; "news deserts" leave voters hungry for information.
aired 18 days ago
Newsrooms step up security after mail bombs; President Trump says the media is to blame for anger; Megyn Kelly vs. NBC; new publisher of The New York Times; the impact of "news deserts" on the midterms.
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The president's media blitz; political violence; midterms coverage; the war on truth; how social media, cable TV and talk radio make America seem more polarized than it really is.
aired 32 days ago
Kanye West visits the Oval Office; the latest on missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi; why the press isn't giving climate change enough attention; Vanity Fair's new editor discusses keeping magazines relevant in the digital age.
aired 39 days ago
Signs of bias in the Judge Brett Kavanaugh coverage; how President Trump treats reporters at his pressers; the disappearance of prominent Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi; using the courts to fight "fake news."
aired 46 days ago
Special report on Kavanaugh coverage; TV's premiere week includes "Murphy Brown" and "SNL".
aired 53 days ago
How the media and the world has changed from Thomas to Kavanaugh; the state of the pro-Trump media; the death of the daily White House press briefing.
aired 60 days ago
Brian Stelter examines how journalists do their jobs and how the media affects the stories they cover.
aired 67 days ago
Bob Woodward speaks out about his "Fear: Trump in the White House" reporting; Bill Shine's inauspicious start as White House communications director; MeToo fallout at CBS and NBC.
aired 74 days ago
Anti-media tirades; the rise in threats against journalists; why hometown newspapers are disappearing.
aired 81 days ago
All the president's lies; how Fox is framing Trump's legal peril; David Pecker turns on Trump.
aired 88 days ago
Guest is Jack Dorsey.
aired 95 days ago
The news media and coverage of racist rallies; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio blames Rupert Murdoch's media empire for the nation's divisiveness.
aired 102 days ago
Fallout from Ronan Farrow's investigation of CBS; President Trump's "big lies"; the power of a simple question.
aired 109 days ago
Brian Stelter examines how journalists do their jobs and how the media affects the stories they cover.
aired 116 days ago
The Trump-Putin mystery, and conveying the stakes of the story; the problem with softball interviews; inside the White House briefing room with Maggie Haberman; pro-Trump media outlets offer an alternative reality.
aired 123 days ago
The Trump-Putin meeting; insight into Trump's actions from his "Art of the Deal" co-author; Trump's relationship with Murdoch-owned outlets; Bill Shine's role at the White House; Trump vs. MeToo.
aired 130 days ago
Brian Stelter examines how journalists do their jobs and how the media affects the stories they cover.
aired 137 days ago
The aftermath of the Capital Gazette shooting; the media's role in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset primary victory over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.); liberals raise alarms about the Supreme Court.
aired 144 days ago
Coverage of President Trump's immigration policy; lack of access at the border; the iconic photo of the week and what it really showed.

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