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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.

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Three of the nation's top editors discuss how journalists are covering the COVID-19 pandemic; examining President Trump's conduct during a national emergency; how Fox and right-wing media downplayed the threat from the virus.
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How news coverage of COVID-19 can help protect the public; two local newspaper editors discuss how they are covering the spread of the disease; the new HBO documentary "After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News."
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Evaluating media coverage of the COVID-19 crisis; Joe Biden's "earned media tsunami" and his campaign's press strategy; Bernie Sanders tells supporters not to believe the media; the limits of Michael Bloomberg's money; state of the Democratic race.
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The lasting impacts of impeachment coverage; Iowa caucuses overshadowed by impeachment coverage; White House attempts to silence John Bolton.
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How the impeachment trial is being covered on the right and the left; how much the public outside of Washington, D.C., is paying attention to the trial; an American journalist in Brazil is charged with cybercrimes.
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Media coverage of U.S.-Iran tensions; Republican presidential hopeful Bill Weld's view of right-wing media; Prince Harry and Meghan Markle take revenge on the British tabloid press; reporting in regions of conflict.
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President Trump's impeachment; investigative journalism at the Washington Post; a new film recounts the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal.
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Brian Stelter examines how journalists do their jobs and how the media affects the stories they cover.
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Fact versus fiction in impeachment coverage; when politicians sue for defamation; how smartphones are reshaping how people interact with political news; author Thomas Patterson ("How America Lost Its Mind").
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Brian Stelter examines how journalists do their jobs and how the media affects the stories they cover.
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What the impeachment process reveals about the Republican party and right-wing media.
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