Roger Ailes

What should media do? Keep being better than Trump

What should media do? Keep being better than Trump

Last year at this time, I wrote that we in the media had failed miserably in trying to cover Candidate Trump.

Some cable news hosts and producers had given Trump largely uncontested chunks of time worth millions of dollars because he drove ratings. Meanwhile, on the other side, some reporters and hosts abandoned long-held mainstream-media values of nonpartisan coverage in the face of his attacks.

The good news today: We still haven't figured out exactly how to cover President Trump. But we are getting there by working harder and behaving better than him, doing both our job and his in some cases, particularly when it comes to moral leadership.

For some readers, moral...

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