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Reliable Sources Season 2017 Episodes

53 Episodes 2017 - 2017

Episode 1

Episode 1

Sun, Jan 1, 2017 60 mins

Top editors reflect on 2016 coverage and share New Year's resolutions for 2017. Also: new hopes that U.S. journalist Austin Tice, missing since 2012, is alive in Syria; why Russia is going to be a big story in 2017; press poised for a "Murrow moment."

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Episode 2

Episode 2

Sun, Jan 8, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Russian hacking; Trump's promise of a post-election press conference and leak investigation; Megyn Kelly's move to NBC.

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Episode 3

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Sun, Jan 15, 2017 60 mins

Ben Smith, BuzzFeed editor in chief, defends publishing unverified information. Also: Trump beats the press; misuse of the term "fake news"; inauguration coverage preview; Fox News settlement of a sex-harassment allegation against Bill O'Reilly.

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Episode 4

Episode 4

Sun, Jan 22, 2017 60 mins

Topics: covering the Trump administration; White House access for reporters; new investments in investigative reporting.

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Episode 5

Episode 5

Sun, Jan 29, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump and the media; threats to journalism in other countries; Trump promoting Fox News; the book "Why Trump Won."

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Episode 6

Episode 6

Sun, Feb 5, 2017 60 mins

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Episode 7

Episode 7

Sun, Feb 12, 2017 60 mins

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Episode 8


Sun, Feb 19, 2017 60 mins

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Episode 9


Sun, Feb 26, 2017 60 mins

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Episode 10


Sun, Mar 5, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Jeff Sessions' recusal due to reporting; Trump backing off media attacks; crackdown on leaks; White House "misdirection"; press reaction to Trump's address.

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Episode 11


Sun, Mar 12, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's shift in media tactics; the Secretary of State's plans to travel without press; the importance of media literacy in the Trump presidency; Fox News hounded by sexual harassment allegations.

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Episode 12


Sun, Mar 19, 2017 60 mins

Topics: President Trump's unreliable sources; Sean Hannity's paranoid politics; PBS and NPR budget cuts; revisiting Trump support in the Rust Belt.

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Episode 13


Sun, Mar 26, 2017 60 mins

Topics: credibility crisis at the White House; Time magazine's "Is Truth Dead?" article; Fox's Andrew Napolitano and the news versus opinion divide.

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Episode 14


Sun, Apr 2, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's war with the press and the role journalists are playing in it; respect, women and the Trump administration; the fight against falsehoods in International Fact-Checking Day; a controversial pundit's return to Fox News.

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Episode 15


Sun, Apr 9, 2017 60 mins

Topics: coverage of the strikes in Syria; the ad boycott of Bill O'Reilly; Trump's friendship with Bill O'Reilly.

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Episode 16


Sun, Apr 16, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's learning curve; actions vs. words; alternative realities about the news; covering "the theater of war"; Sean Spicer's mea culpa; reporting on Trump's "forgotten men and women."

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Episode 17


Sun, Apr 23, 2017 60 mins

Topics: fallout from Bill O'Reilly's firing; Fox's alleged culture of harassment; O'Reilly and Fox's next move; Trump's relationship with the media in his first 100 days.

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Episode 18


Sun, Apr 30, 2017 60 mins

Topics: White House-less Correspondents Dinner; government accountability; federal probe of Fox News.

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Episode 19


Sun, May 7, 2017 60 mins

Included: A former Fox News contributor says he was hired to dig up dirt on harassment accusers. Also: The federal investigation into Fox News expands; and lawyers for Fox accusers warn UK officials reviewing Murdoch's Sky News deal.

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Episode 20


Sun, May 14, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's credibility crisis; conservative media outlets in alleged denial over Trump's shifting stories; similarities between Trump and Nixon; reporter arrested for yelling questions to Health Secretary; Melissa McCarthy bringing back Sean Spicer character to "SNL."

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Episode 21


Sun, May 21, 2017 60 mins

Bob Schieffer discusses Trump's ever-changing news cycle. Also: fairness of Trump and Comey coverage; Roger Ailes' death and Fox's future; reliability of anonymous sources.

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Episode 22


Sun, May 28, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Journalists under assault; Trump skipping questions on first international trip; coverage of Manchester bombing; Fox News' dueling narratives; how foreign reporters covered Trump's trip.

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Episode 23


Sun, Jun 4, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's press-free press strategy; Sean Spicer's shrinking role; Comey's upcoming hearing; Hillary Clinton and the never-ending election; Putin's media operations; Kathy Griffin fired by CNN; Scott Pelley stepping down.

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Episode 24


Sun, Jun 11, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Secrecy surrounding Trump's White House; Trump dodging questions about Comey tapes; a tale of two Comey hearings; journalists' need to re-evaluate how sources are protected; political satire in the Trump era.

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Episode 25


Sun, Jun 18, 2017 60 mins

Topics: partisan media and polarized rhetoric; Alex Jones vs. Megyn Kelly; new restrictions on press access in the halls of Congress. Also: Oliver Stone responds to critics who call him a Putin apologist.

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Episode 26


Sun, Jun 25, 2017 60 mins

Topics: White House's toxic relationship with the media; Phil Donahue's surprising views about Trump coverage; coverage of the GOP health bill; the Russian hacking story and a possible conspiracy trap journalists are falling into.

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Episode 27


Sun, Jul 2, 2017 60 mins

Topics: an anchor's accusation that Trump used the National Enquirer as a threat; three journalists who left CNN after retracted article; Trump administration placing new limits on press access.

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Episode 28


Sun, Jul 9, 2017 60 mins

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Episode 29


Sun, Jul 16, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's TV viewing habits; Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting and Jared Kushner's role; relevance of White House briefings; parallels between reporting during Watergate and today; pro-Trump media's efforts to discredit Russia reporting.

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Episode 30


Sun, Jul 23, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's press shop shakeup; Trump's New York Times interview; changes in the briefing room. Also: Alisyn Camerota previews her book "Amanda Wakes Up."

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Episode 31


Sun, Jul 30, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Coverage of White House infighting; Scaramucci's vulgar interview; growing divisions in conservative media; Trump's transgender tweets; "Amanda Wakes Up" and the TV news world.

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Episode 32


Sun, Aug 6, 2017 60 mins

Topics: misleading comments from Trump and his spokespeople; leak investigations; one solo presidential press conference in 200 days; the Seth Rich murder investigation.

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Episode 33


Sun, Aug 13, 2017 60 mins

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Episode 34


Sun, Aug 20, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Steve Bannon's ouster from the White House; uncomfortable questions about President Trump; news media coverage from Charlottesville.

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Episode 35


Sun, Aug 27, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump calling journalists "sick people"; Trump's fitness for office; Bannon's "dirty work"; media coverage of Princess Diana 20 years after her death.

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Episode 36


Sun, Sep 3, 2017 60 mins

Analysis of media coverage of news stories.

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Episode 37


Sun, Sep 10, 2017 60 mins

Analysis of media coverage of news stories.

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Episode 38


Sun, Sep 17, 2017 60 mins

Topics: White House vs. ESPN's Jemele Hill; Russian propagandists' use of Facebook to meddle in the U.S. election; Hillary Clinton's criticism of the news media in her book; leaks about leaks.

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Episode 39


Sun, Sep 24, 2017 60 mins

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) discusses regulating online political ads. Also: Jimmy Kimmel and the GOP healthcare bill; Russia news flooding the media; Sean Spicer's rough week; Megyn Kelly's NBC premiere; Fox's new primetime lineup.

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Episode 40


Sun, Oct 1, 2017 60 mins

Topics: news media's role in Puerto Rico's recovery effort; Trump vs. NFL and the First Amendment implications; Facebook and Russia; Pentagon's limiting media access.

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Episode 41


Sun, Oct 8, 2017 60 mins

Topics: "Moron" week; new leaks from confidential sources; Trump's "fake news" blame game; a look inside the Washington Post in the age of Trump; Russian-linked ads on Facebook; the conservative media echo chamber.

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Episode 42


Sun, Oct 15, 2017 60 mins

Topics: President Trump vs. First Amendment; the Harvey Weinstein scandal; news overload. Guests: Bob Schieffer; Jodi Kantor (New York Times); Howard Schultz, Starbucks executive chairman; Janice Min, former Hollywood Reporter editor.

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Episode 43


Sun, Oct 22, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's he said-she said; media pressure and the White House; Fox and a fake Navy SEAL; possible jail time for journalists; Gretchen Carlson and Roger Ailes; Trump and the "culture wars."

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Episode 44


Sun, Oct 29, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Trump's alternative reality; the media's coverage of sexual harassment in its own industry; reporting on Capitol Hill; the future of "60 Minutes."

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Episode 45


Sun, Nov 5, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Murdoch's effort to discredit Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation; polarization in media coverage; the tech hearings; the "Weinstein effect" and how coverage of sexual harassment is changing.

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Episode 46


Sun, Nov 12, 2017 60 mins

Topics: the Roy Moore allegations and how they are being covered; "negative partisanship" and how it affects news consumption and hurts America. Guest: Chris Hurst, delegate-elect for Virginia's 12th District.

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Episode 47


Sun, Nov 19, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Roy Moore's anti-media campaign; reporters focusing on Trump's accusers; the press' handling of the Al Franken accusation; 21st Century Fox for sale; Sean Hannity vs. Media Matters; playing Trump on TV.

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Episode 48


Sun, Nov 26, 2017 60 mins

Topics: the spectrum of Trump truths and lies; Russia investigation news interrupts Thanksgiving; why Trump keeps tweeting about NFL; Trump administration's mixed messages to big media companies; "fake news."

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Episode 49


Sun, Dec 3, 2017 60 mins

Analysis of media coverage of news stories.

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Episode 50


Sun, Dec 10, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Pro-Trump hosts trying to discredit Robert Mueller; Roy Moore and the Alabama election; Russia retaliating against U.S. news outlets; a milestone for "The Axe Files."

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Episode 51


Sun, Dec 17, 2017 60 mins

Topics: Sarah Sanders versus the White House press corps; Rupert Murdoch's media merger; the Alabama special election; jailed journalists around the world.

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Episode 52


Sun, Dec 24, 2017 60 mins

Analysis of media coverage of news stories.

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Episode 53


Sun, Dec 31, 2017 60 mins

The #MeToo movement; the media's mistakes and successes in 2017; New Year's resolutions from top editors; the Mueller investigation; whether change will result from the sexual harassment tipping point.

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