The PBS Nova broadcast "Rise of the Drones" was sponsored by drone manufacturer Lockheed Martin--a clear violation of PBS's underwriting guidelines.
Lockheed's Nova sponsorship violates underwriting rules
Media avoid reality behind inaugural rhetoric
Recalling some of the stinkiest media moments of the year
Wall Street Transaction Tax Missing from 'Cliff' Coverage
Whistleblower speaks--but press doesn't listen
CBS turns to benefit-cutting bosses for 'fiscal cliff' commentary
Different standards for different elections--and parties
When it comes to explaining election results, there's no precise way to determine whether voters gave the winner a "mandate"--defined by Oxford as "the authority to carry out a policy, regarded as given by the electorate to a party or candidate that wins an election." That makes it interesting to see how media use the expression--and which presidents they think earned one.