Kamala Harris, who was one of the standouts of the explosive TV hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, will get a chance to connect with caucus-goers in Iowa and voters across the nation tonight on CNN. That’s a big deal for the California senator so early in this race.
Even by the contentious standards of President Trump’s generally troubled relationship with press, what happened Wednesday at the White House between him and reporters from CNN, NBC, PBS and American Urban Radio Networks is truly shocking. His response to CNN's Jim Acosta is beyond the pale.
If anyone still thought President Trump didn’t see Sinclair in political terms as part of his media support system, his Tuesday night tweet denouncing the FCC for not granting approval for the Maryland company's purchase of Tribune Media should dispel that notion.
For all the times I criticize cable news for its sins, it is an absolute pleasure to watch MSNBC report, critique and challenge the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy of separating parents and children from families that had come seeking asylum at the Texas border.
I have seen a lot of strange things on cable news TV the last 25 years, but the journey through live interviews that former Donald Trump aide Sam Nunberg took Monday on MSNBC and CNN was one of the strangest and saddest.
When it comes to coverage of President Trump today, one narrative is crafted by platforms that have become weapons for him, while the other is largely the function of platforms operating under traditional journalistic standards. It's propaganda vs. journalism. Let's not make the two sound equal.