A Failure of Imagination
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In the wake of the DNC email scandal, reports are surfacing that Russian hackers are behind the hack. But as the media runs with a narrative about Donald Trump’s connections to Vladimir Putin, we ask: is it misleading? Plus: a Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook on reporting about migration, both across US borders and around the world — and what myths persist about the large-scale movement of people. And reporter Ilya Marritz goes to Germany to learn about how that country’s media is reacting to one million refugees and migrants who have arrived in the last year.