Tag Archives: the sad state of journalism

Now this is how you interview a member of the most corrupt administration in U.S. history

Back in December of 2016, I attended a panel at the University of Michigan called Covering Trump: The Presidency and The Press in Turbulent Times. In retrospect, the conversation between the journalists on the panel that evening, who represented news entities like the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post, was quaint. […]

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CNN hires Sarah Isgur, a Republican operative who once swore loyalty to Donald Trump, to oversee coverage of the 2020 campaign

Today it was announced that CNN hired Sarah Isgur, a Republican operative with absolutely no journalistic experience, to serve as political editor in charge of the network’s 2020 election coverage. If Isgur’s name sounds familiar, it might be from the Washington Post story in March of 2018 about how, only after she “kowtowed to Trump,” […]

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White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders refuses to say the press is not “the enemy of the people”

today concedes that his son met with Russian operatives at trump tower with Russian operatives to get dirt on his opponent. Ben Rhodes ‏ Verified account @brhodes 3h3 hours ago More Ben Rhodes Retweeted Donald J. Trump I worked on the Obama campaign and we would never, ever, have held a meeting with a foreign […]

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I know that absolutely nothing will change, but I do take some pleasure in seeing the White House Press Corps stand up to Sarah Huckabee Sanders and call her a liar to her face

When we first found out about that secret July 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russian operatives, Donald Trump Jr., as you may recall, came forward with a ridiculous explanation. In a letter written to the New York Times, Donald Trump’s eldest son said that the two parties had met not to […]

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Trump, hiding from Michelle Wolf in Michigan, promises to “close down the country” if he doesn’t get his ridiculous, racist wall

Judging from Twitter right now, I think I should probably be writing about Michelle Wolf’s set at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the comments she directed at Trump propagandist Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and how she’s now getting eviscerated by some members of the press for being “unnecessarily cruel.” [Wolf, it would seem, crossed some sort […]

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