Lis Power

Lis Power is the director of media intelligence at Media Matters, where she has worked since July 2014. Previously, she worked for Teach For America in Miami, FL. She graduated magna cum laude from Franklin & Marshall College with a bachelor’s degree in government.

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"Media coverage of the crisis in Puerto Rico has been dismal since the hurricane hit; even when outlets reported on major scandals about the mismanaged recovery, the coverage was negligible and faded quickly." (Photo: Sarah Wasko / Media Matters) Views
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Study Finds 5,000 People May Have Died From Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Cable News Focused on Roseanne Instead.
On Tuesday, Harvard researchers published a study estimating that approximately 5,000 deaths can be linked to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The same day, ABC canceled Roseanne Barr’s eponymous show Roseanne after Barr sent a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, an adviser to former President...
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