Recent show highlights 

  • 'Brainwashing' author says Fox tears families apart

    Brian Stelter asks Jen Senko, the creator of a film and book titled "The Brainwashing of My Dad," about anti-vaccine propaganda's impacts on listeners. Plus, Oliver Darcy asserts that Fox's coverage is "like a firehose of anti-vax rhetoric."
  • LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 11: Katie Couric attends The 2020 MAKERS Conference on February 11, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)

    Why did Couric conceal some of Justice Ginsburg's comments?

    Brian Stelter says Katie Couric's decision to "protect" Ruth Bader Ginsburg by cutting some of the late justice's remarks about anthem protests contributes to a lack of trust in media. "The best disinfectant is sunlight," so transparency should rule, Robert Costa adds.
  • Pelosi and Sanders blame press for budget confusion

    Brian Stelter asks Robert Costa about complaints from top Democrats about the media's coverage of the Build Back Better act. Making policy news "accessible" is "a challenge for the media every day," Costa says, but reporters serve the needs of the public, not individual politicians.
  • Costa: Political reporters are on the democracy beat

    "This is such an important beat, democracy," Robert Costa says. "It's not just red versus blue any more... you have to see how power is being used, not just in the halls of the Capitol, but outside." Costa adds, "More reporting is always the answer."
  • Why threats to American democracy should be front-page news

    Marc Elias, a leading Democratic voting rights attorney, says threats to democracy should be a daily story: "Treat it like we treat other major stores that pose existential risks to the country by covering it every day in a clear pro-democracy slant."
  • Bari Weiss quit the NYT, but hasn't drifted into obscurity

    A year after she resigned from The New York Times blasting them for an 'llliberal environment,' Bari Weiss is building a new audience on Substack that she says allows people to have private conversations that occur on social media in public.


  • Brian Stelter

    Chief Media Correspondent and Anchor of Reliable Sources
    Brian Stelter is the chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of Reliable Sources, which examines the week's top media stories every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET on CNN/U.S. Stelter reports for CNN Media, and writes a nightly e-newsletter.