Jens Erik Gould

Editor in Chief of The Knife Media

Jens Erik Gould is editor in chief and co-developer of The Knife Media. He oversees a team of 20 writers and analysts who offer news without spin and rate media outlets for level of objectivity.

Previously, he was 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.

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.

The Knife Media uses a proprietary process to strip the news of spin and offer readers the unaltered facts for any story. The company also uses its process to analyze other media outlets and teach readers about how they distort information, so people can be better informed and build their critical thinking muscles as they read the news.

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Rating the polarized coverage of the 2020 census question on citizenship | The Knife Media
On Tuesday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. The Department...
California sues Trump administration over 2020 Census citizenship question; other states announce...
On Tuesday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. The Department...
Kim Jong Un's visit to China: Breaking down the distortion in the media coverage | The Knife Media
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an unofficial visit to China from Sunday to Wednesday, according to Chinese state-run news outlet Xinhua. Kim met Chinese President Xi...
California sues Trump administration over 2020 Census citizenship question; other states announce...
On Tuesday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. The Department...
Facts vs. sensationalism in the coverage of the expelled Russian diplomats | The Knife Media
Read this headline, and you might be left wondering what the news is: "Trump baffles with hot-cold approach to Russia." There were several lines like this in the media coverage...
US indexes, tech stocks decline on Tuesday | The Knife Media
U.S. stock indexes declined on Tuesday as technology stocks including Facebook, Apple and Nvidia fell. Facebook shares declined 4.9 percent to $152.22. The stock has declined...
Fire at Venezuelan jail leaves at least 68 dead | The Knife Media
A fire in a detention center at a police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, killed at least 68 on Wednesday. Families of detainees were waiting outside for visiting hours to...
Parliament elects Win Myint president of Myanmar after Htin Kyaw resignation | The Knife Media
Myanmar's parliament elected U Win Myint as president on Wednesday, filling the position after Htin Kyaw resigned last week. Win Myint, 66, is a lawyer and was the speaker of...
FTC confirms investigation into Facebook privacy practices; Senate committee calls on Zuckerberg...
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Monday that it had opened a non-public investigation into Facebook following media reports that it said raise "substantial...
Judge denies motion to drop case against widow of Florida Pulse nightclub shooter | The Knife Media
A judge rejected a defense motion to dismiss and a motion for a mistrial in the case against Noor Salman, the widow of the man who shot and killed 49 people and injured 53 at...
Top 10 spin phrases of the week | The Knife Media
This week's top spin words come from the media coverage of Cambridge Analytica, Putin's reelection, the U.S. spending bill, China tariffs and other stories. See how subjective...
The facts on the Stephanie Clifford '60 Minutes' interview | The Knife Media
Stephanie Clifford tells '60 Minutes' about alleged 2006 affair with Trump CBS's "60 Minutes" aired an interview on Sunday night with Stephanie Clifford, a former adult film...
Russian demonstrators calls for investigation into shopping mall fire that killed at least 64...
Hundreds of people demonstrated in the the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Tuesday, calling for an investigation into a shopping mall fire that killed at least 64 people, including...
After the march: Exploring 5 key questions in the gun control debate | The Knife Media
Gun violence and gun control are emotionally and politically charged topics. Unfortunately, the media often encourages more polarization with dramatic and biased reporting. Such...
US, EU expel Russian diplomats in response to alleged Russian nerve agent poisoning in Britain |...
The U.S. announced on Monday that it was expelling 60 Russian diplomats in response to Russia's alleged use of a "military-grade nerve agent to attempt to murder" British...
Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologizes for tweet about Parkland student David Hogg | The Knife...
Laura Ingraham, host of "The Ingraham Angle" on Fox News, tweeted an apology to David Hogg on Thursday after she had tweeted the day before that Hogg was rejected by four...
Top 10 spin phrases of the week | The Knife Media
This week's top spin words come from the media coverage of Cambridge Analytica, Putin's reelection, the U.S. spending bill, China tariffs and other stories. See how subjective...
Rating the polarized coverage of the 2020 census question on citizenship | The Knife Media
On Tuesday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. The Department...
What is Russian 'meddling'? | The Knife Media
The word "meddling" is often used in media reports about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. But it can difficult to understand what it refers to, especially...
An estimated 180,000 attend Washington 'March for Our Lives' demonstration for 'school safety,'...
On Saturday, an estimated 180,000 people demonstrated in Washington for "school safety" and gun control legislation as part of a "March for Our Lives" event organized by...
What the coverage of #DeleteFacebook is missing | The Knife Media
WhatsApp co-founder tweets '#deletefacebook'; Facebook CEO Zuckerberg issues statement On Wednesday, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a statement updating users on the...
Trump administration proposes reclassifying bump stocks as 'machine guns' to effectively ban them...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has proposed that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)...
Russian granted asylum in UK is found dead in London home | The Knife Media
Nikolai Glushkov, 68, a Russian who had been granted political asylum in the U.K., was found dead on Monday night in his London home, according to a post on Facebook by Damian...
US Treasury sanctions 5 entities, 19 people for 'malign Russian cyber activity' | The Knife Media
The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned five entities and 19 individuals on Thursday for "malign Russian cyber activity," including alleged attempts to influence elections and...
US proposes $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese products; China then announces planned tariffs |...
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Thursday instructing the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to consider increased tariffs on Chinese goods,...
9 Iranians charged with cyber theft, sanctioned by US | The Knife Media
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) charged nine Iranians with cyber theft on Friday, alleging that beginning in 2013 they stole 31 terabytes of documents and data from U.S....
9 Iranians charged with cyber theft, sanctioned by US | The Knife Media
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) charged nine Iranians with cyber theft on Friday, alleging that beginning in 2013 they stole 31 terabytes of documents and data from U.S....
Trump administration proposes reclassifying bump stocks as 'machine guns' to effectively ban them...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has proposed that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)...
US prohibits transactions with Venezuelan digital currency | The Knife Media
President Donald Trump signed an executive order effective 12:15 p.m. Monday, prohibiting anyone in the U.S. from making transactions with any digital currency issued by the...

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