Stephen Bates

Stephen Bates is an Associate Professor in the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he is writing a book about the 1940s Commission on Freedom of the Press.

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The Russia Connection

I’m No Fan of RT, But I’m Even Less of a Fan of the Intelligence Community Playing Media Critic

No less than Trump’s diatribes about “the dishonest media,” the intelligence agencies' examination of RT in their report on Russian election interference serves to remind us that media criticism isn’t a job for the federal government.