Brian Stelter

Brian Stelter


CNN's host of @ReliableSources and senior media correspondent. Formerly @nytimes, @tvnewser and Top of the Morning. Email: bstelter@gmail.com

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Calming details buried beneath overly-dramatic headlines. Reassuring info hidden next to alarming anecdotes. Vaccine coverage has been quite messy, at times, and it's partly a media literacy problem...

Let's sing the praises of the scientists, @gregbards  writes: "Let's give them ticker tape parades that would have made Neil Armstrong blush. Let's commission a national monument in Washington. Let's do musicals and documentaries and Oprah interviews and…"

Rupert Murdoch's @nypost  made a very clear statement today: "GET VAXXED!" It is a laudable message — or at least it would be if the Post hadn't spent so much energy recently fear-mongering on the Covid-19 vaccines...

I review and/or write every chyron on @ReliableSources , but i don't perceive that to be the norm.

In its earnings report, Snap says it sees the world "beginning to open up" via engagement trends. For example: "In late March in the US, we saw a rise in the rate of new friendships and bi-directional communication on Snapchat as people have begun to socialize in broader groups."

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😲 "'Dawson's Creek' is one of many classic shows that sound different today than you probably remember. Stream it on Netflix, and most of the pop music it included when it originally aired is absent." 😲

"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s reported $2 million book deal is drawing criticism from legal experts who say its size and timing create bad optics for a court that is already in the political crosshairs."

The new issue of Bloomberg Businessweek is a Biden cover: "Move Fast and Fix Things"

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"an abyss of authoritarian impulsiveness" ...is quite the turn of phrase

"Imagine what you hold most dear in your day wasn’t there anymore."

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This is President Trump on tape, on February 7, saying that the coronavirus is "more deadly than your – you know, your, even your strenuous flus." But he minimized the threat in public. On February 26, he told the public "I think that’s a problem that’s going to go away."

CNN producer Carolyn Sung was wrongfully arrested by Minnesota state troopers on Tuesday night. This letter from a group of media outlets describes how she was mistreated and held for more than two hours

Fox's Jennifer Griffin: "My sources are not anonymous to me and I doubt they are anonymous [to] the president."

Over at @TheOnion , they just publish this story over and over

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It happened! tried to avoid 's follow-up questions by calling on The Hill's . But Fabian deferred to Jackson, so she could follow up. So many viewers have wanted to see this happen... unity... and today it did.

This just in: @simonschuster  "has decided to cancel publication of Senator Josh Hawley’s forthcoming book, THE TYRANNY OF BIG TECH."

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CNN statement responding to the president: "We will keep doing our jobs. He should start doing his."

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Angela Merkel yesterday: "As we are experiencing first-hand, you cannot fight the pandemic with lies and disinformation any more than you can fight it with hatred or incitement to hatred... The limits of populism and denial of basic truth are being laid bare." (via @dw_europe )

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