Top Stories

Thursday, January 16

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

Here are the highlights:

  1. Lessons from the Trump–Iran news cycle 
    During an appearance on Fox News last week, Trump dropped what sounded like a bombshell.
  2. Foundation funding and nonprofit journalism 
    As foundations grow more powerful in media, how might they influence it?
  3. Words you may not have known were named after people
    There are interesting stories behind words like nicotine, diesel, and guppy.
  4. NewsBusters’ editorial operation rivals the output of a small city’s daily newspaper
    “News media, the entertainment world, and academia are the enemies of conservative policies."
  5. How the New York Times verified the Iran missile-strike footage
    The surprising way the paper verified the video showing the downing of a Ukrainian plane.
  6. Megxit, pursued by the press
    The bizarre illustration of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released by a newspaper.
Be sure to follow us on Instagram.