Jens Erik Gould

Editor in Chief of The Knife Media

Jens Erik Gould has been a correspondent at Bloomberg News, covering Mexico’s economy and drug war. He has also reported for TIME Magazine from Los Angeles and from Caracas, Venezuela for The New York Times, National Public Radio and Platts. The beats Jens Gould has covered have ranged from politics to the economy, from sports to music. He has reported from Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Vietnam, Honduras, the U.S. and other countries. He was also editor in chief of The Knife Media.

Originally from Los Angeles, Jens Erik Gould is also creator, producer and host of the documentary series Bravery Tapes, which tells stories of human struggle and courage. He graduated with Honors from the University of Michigan, has earned a Fulbright scholarship and has received two Pulitzer Center grants for reporting.

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Trump and #MeToo: Is the media putting due process on trial? | The Knife Media

Media outlets and social media users almost instantly criticized President Trump for his tweet about due process, with many tying it directly to the #MeToo movement, which seeks...

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Trump tweets about due process, says lives being 'destroyed' by allegations | The Knife Media

On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that lives are being "destroyed" by allegations, and he questioned whether there is a lack of "due process." The tweet did...

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Top spin words in the news this week | The Knife Media

Spin refers to words and phrases that aren't fact-based, objective or measurable. Instead, they're inherently dramatic, vague or imprecise. When reporters use them, they're...

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North Korean leader's sister attends Olympics opening ceremony | The Knife Media

On Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong attended the opening ceremony at the Olympic Games in South Korea. During the ceremony Kim shook hands with South...

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Family of fatally shot man to meet with Canada cabinet members | The Knife Media

The family of Colten Boushie, a 22-year old man who was fatally shot in August 2016, is scheduled to meet with Canadian cabinet members in Ottawa, following the acquittal of...

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Russian airliner crashes outside Moscow; 71 presumed dead | The Knife Media

A Russian airplane crashed shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo airport Sunday afternoon. All 65 passengers and six crew members are presumed dead. The cause of the...

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Unspinning the media's coverage of Kim Jong Un's sister at the Olympics | The Knife Media

On Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong attended the opening ceremony at the Olympic Games in South Korea. During the ceremony Kim shook hands with South...

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Georgia's former president deported from Ukraine to Poland | The Knife Media

On Monday, Georgia's former President Mikheil Saakashvili was deported from Ukraine to Poland, after Ukrainian officials captured him while at a restaurant in Kiev. "This person...

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UK government reviews sexual misconduct claims against charity Oxfam | The Knife Media

Britain's International Development Minister Penny Mordaunt said on Sunday that she was considering whether charity aid organization Oxfam should continue to receive government...

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Israeli police recommend Netanyahu be charged with corruption | The Knife Media

On Tuesday, Israeli police recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases, known as File...

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5 perspectives the news missed this week | The Knife Media

We look to the news to learn about the world - and the world is rarely black and white. But often the media gives us limited viewpoints on a particular story, either by...

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Georgia's former president deported from Ukraine to Poland | The Knife Media

On Monday, Georgia's former President Mikheil Saakashvili was deported from Ukraine to Poland, after Ukrainian officials captured him while at a restaurant in Kiev. "This person...

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Unspinning the media's coverage of Kim Jong Un's sister at the Olympics | The Knife Media

On Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong attended the opening ceremony at the Olympic Games in South Korea. During the ceremony Kim shook hands with South...

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White House says US, Israel did not discuss annexation of West Bank settlements | The Knife Media

On Monday, the White House said the U.S. and Israel had not discussed the possible annexation of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Earlier on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister...

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ANC formally requests President Zuma's resignation | The Knife Media

On Tuesday, South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign. Zuma is not legally required to comply with the request....

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ANC formally requests President Zuma's resignation | The Knife Media

On Tuesday, South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign. Zuma is not legally required to comply with the request....

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Trump proposes $4.4 trillion budget to Congress | The Knife Media

On Monday, President Donald Trump proposed a $4.4 trillion budget to Congress for the 2019 fiscal year. Under the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the...

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Israeli police recommend Netanyahu be charged with corruption | The Knife Media

On Tuesday, Israeli police recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases, known as File...

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At least 17 dead, 14 wounded after shooting at Florida high school | The Knife Media

At least 17 people were killed and 14 were wounded after a shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday, according to officials. Police identified Nikolas Cruz,...

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Canada: Missing perspectives in the coverage of the Colten Boushie trial | The Knife Media

The family of Colten Boushie, a 22-year old man who was fatally shot in August 2016, was scheduled to meet with Canadian cabinet members in Ottawa, following the acquittal of...