Jim Acosta

ANALYSIS: Why China and the U.S. Aren’t So Different When It Comes to Freedom of The Press

TikTok users and teen culture experts raise salient points in defense of Chinese-owned vlogging app

Taylor Lorenz, the New York Times‘s resident expert on teen culture, recently highlighted an “excellent piece” by former Times editorial board member Sarah Jeong. The piece, published in The Verge, criticized the Trump administration’s efforts to ban TikTok, the Chinese-owned social media app popular with sexy teens who like to dance.

Media Balk at Trump Calling Wuhan Virus ‘Foreign’

Acosta: 'Going to come across to a lot of Americans as smacking of xenophobia'

President Donald Trump's referral to the Wuhan coronavirus as a "foreign virus" in Wednesday's national address has drawn sharp criticism from members of the media.

PEN IS MIGHTY: Journalists to Award Themselves Bezos-Funded ‘Courage’ Award Named After Billionaire Heiress

Democracy thrives in hubris

The Washington Free Beacon regrets to inform you that the journalists are at it again. The White House Correspondents' Association, a pro-journalism activist group responsible for hosting the appropriately dubbed "nerd prom" dinner party, announced Friday the creation of a new journalism award for "courage and accountability."

Trump’s Dog Meme Has Media Howling

President Donald Trump's Wednesday tweet of a photoshopped image depicting him giving a military dog a medal elicited outrage and a slew of credulous reporting about the meme's origins.

Captain Truth Strikes Again

Jim Acosta says we should take politicians at their word

CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, sometimes referred to as "Captain Truth," is once again donning his firefighter's uniform and sprinting headlong into the blazing edifice of American democracy — this time in response to President Donald Trump's remarks about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) and the allegations that she committed immigration fraud by marrying her brother.