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A medic carries a Palestinian boy killed in an Israeli strike near a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Oct. 24, 2023.

REUTERS/Arafat Barbakh

HARD NUMBERS: Gaza hospitals in critical condition, trust in US media plummets (again), Mexican cops ambushed, autoworker strike expands, revisiting Grenada 40 years later

23: After more than two weeks of siege and airstrikes by Israel, only 23 of the Gaza Strip’s 35 hospitals are still functioning, according to the World Bank. The enclave’s five main health facilities are filled beyond capacity. Gaza authorities report at least 5,700 dead in Israel’s retaliation for the Oct. 7 rampage by Hamas in southern Israel.

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Was CNN's Town Hall with Trump a mistake?
Was CNN's Town Hall with Trump a mistake? | GZERO World

Was CNN's Town Hall with Trump a mistake?

"The media is not the enemy. The media is the people. And yet that messaging's gone so awry." Media journalist and former CNN host Brian Stelter expresses such a basic thought in the latest episode of GZERO World, and yet it's one about which so many Americans disagree. Stelter joined media historian Nicole Hemmer for a special panel interview on the current state of our hyper-fragmented media landscape and to look ahead at how news outlets can recapture voters' trust ahead of the 2023 election.

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When did people stop trusting the media?
When did people stop trusting the media? | GZERO World

When did people stop trusting the media?

There was a time, not so long ago, when people trusted the media, and not just their specific corners of it. Walter Cronkite. Edward R. Murrow. Dan Rather. These were people all Americans relied on to understand the world, and they did so without suspicion. Today, we live in a different reality (or multiple realities, in fact). But according to media historian Nicole Hemmer, the war on trust began decades ago.

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Podcast: The past, present and future of political media

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Listen: Trust in journalism is rapidly eroding. At the same time, partisanship is skyrocketing.

Ahead of the 2024 US election, the GZERO World Podcast takes a look at the media’s role in politics and democracy itself. What lessons has the press learned since 2020 and how will the first election in the age of generative AI play out? Donald Trump’s presidency and role in contesting the 2020 election was a unique challenge for journalists. How do you reliably cover the US president and leader of the free world while he regularly repeats misinformation? And how to you challenge a politician whose entire brand is premised on the idea he’s being attacked by the press?

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Mumbai police arrest TV chief as media dispute in India intensifies

December 14, 2020 12:43 PM

Evidence suggests Vikas Khanchandani had direct knowledge about ratings figures being manipulated.

Beijing detains Chinese citizen working for Bloomberg News

December 13, 2020 5:00 AM

BEIJING • The Chinese authorities have detained a Chinese national working for the Bloomberg News bureau in Beijing on suspicion of endangering national security, said the news agency and China's Foreign Ministry.

Bloomberg News Chinese staff member detained in Beijing

December 12, 2020 9:22 AM

Haze Fan was seen being escorted from her apartment building by plain-clothes security officials on Monday.

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