Broadcasters aired the obviously political speech on immigration knowing perfectly well it would be chock full of lies.
Thanks to mainstream media, the president looms over our lives, our planet, in a way no other human being ever has.
The same mainstream media that can’t get enough of the U.S. president is essentially silent on only one thing: the coverage itself.
Donald Trump, whom we meet in the media every hour of every day, blots out much of the rest of the world and what’s meaningful in it.
Now that he has been president for almost a year, it’s time for the media to be accurately describing his aberrant behavior.
The president and his White House continue to attack the credibility of institutions that present facts and arguments they don’t like.
The media needs to do a better job of exposing the lies told by the president.
Despite all the hand-wringing from the left, Trump will be normalized by the same corporate media that virtually boycotted Bernie Sanders.
Historically, tyrants have tried to control the press using four techniques that, worryingly, Donald Trump is already using.
This year, for the first time since at least Richard Nixon, the leader of one of our major political parties has pledged to limit press freedom by restricting criticism of his prospective rule.