Recent show highlights 

  • Trump takes on Mueller in tweetstorm

    Jeff Greenfield and Alicia Menendez discuss the divergent narratives about the Trump administration and Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation. Greenfield says "it's Groundhog Day."
  • Comey's book is already a best seller

    James Comey's book "A Higher Loyalty" doesn't come out until April 17, but it is already showing up on Amazon and B&N's lists of best selling books. Brian Stelter says Trump's anti-Comey tweet gave a boost to Comey's book sales.
  • Bernstein's advice to press: 'Stay reportorial'

    Carl Bernstein urges reporters to separate facts from speculation while covering Trump. "The reportorial fact is this president lies," he says. "Why do we have any reason to believe that he is not lying about the Russia investigation and what's underneath it?"
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    The TV to White House pipeline

    With President Trump treating TV appearances as audition tapes, Alicia Menendez and Jeff Greenfield join Brian Stelter to analyze how hiring from networks like Fox News benefits Trump.
  • Is Stormy Daniels more media savvy than Trump?

    Is adult film star Stormy Daniels beating the president at his own media game? Jeff Greenfield and Alicia Menendez discuss how Daniels has kept her case in the news spotlight ahead of her "60 Minutes" interview on March 25.
  • Ben Shapiro talks media bias and gun control

    Ben Shapiro, editor in chief of The Daily Wire, tells Brian Stelter why conservatives feel coverage of guns is tilted against them. Shapiro and Stelter also discuss the purpose of media criticism more generally.
  • US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Make America Great Again Rally on March 10, 2018 in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump's media jabs: Jokes or serious threats?

    Trump's free-wheeling rallies mean different things to different people. Salena Zito, April Ryan, and John Avlon discuss some of the darker rhetoric at Saturday's rally. "This is not shtick. It's not comedy. This is real and it's dangerous," Ryan says.
  • How Trump tries to 'produce' his presidency

    David Zurawik, April Ryan, and John Avlon discuss President Trump's use of TV production techniques to shape news coverage of his presidency. Some of the panelists say Trump tries to distract from unflattering stories.
  • LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 04:  Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels hosts a Super Bowl party at Sapphire Las Vegas Gentlemen's Club on February 4, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

    Stormy Daniels scandal is about money, not sex

    Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Rothfeld, part of the team that broke the Stormy Daniels payoff story, describes the reporting process and explains why anonymous sourcing was necessary. "Where the money came from" is a big part of the story, he says.
  • Nunberg meltdown? He says 'I melted TV down'

    Did TV networks wrongly enable Sam Nunberg's rant? Media critic David Zurawik says the networks did the right thing by interviewing him. Zurawik and Brian Stelter also discuss a landmark study of "fake news" and the importance of "Sunshine Week."


  • Brian Stelter

    Brian Stelter

    Brian Stelter is the host of "Reliable Sources" and the senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide.