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Trump is getting policy ideas from the TV show “West Wing”

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Trump’s latest idea to evict the White House press corps from the White House came from the TV show “West Wing.”
Donald Trump

The media has dropped the ball on covering the election

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When is the last time you heard the media report on any of Hillary’s policy proposals? That’s right, you haven’t.

Salon and the demise of quality media

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Salon, like the rest of media, is desperately trying to become profitable. And ruining their brand in the process.
Bernie Sanders, via Gage Skidmore / Flickr

Bernie Sanders says he ran as a Democrat in order to get the media to cover him. Good.

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Our majoritarian system led Sanders to run in the Democratic primary, where he stumbled on voters just like him.

Obamacare didn’t give us Trump. TV did.

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The road to Trump was paved long ago.
Donald Trump, via Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons

The really dangerous thing about a President Trump

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Rubio and Cruz have more dangerous policies. Trump is a more dangerous person.
Donald Trump, screenshot via 60 Minutes

Donald Trump’s “toothpaste politics”

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Trump lies faster than the media, and his opponents, can keep up.
Melissa Click, screenshot via YouTube

The media are not always an activist’s friend

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Activists have always had conflicts with media.
Fred Friendly, via Wikimedia Commons

Where is Fred Friendly, now that we really need him?

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What 2015’s class of political reporters could learn from Edward Murrow’s colleague.
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Calls for calm in Baltimore ignore the language of the unheard

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Our politicians and pundits are appropriating the rhetoric of peace to preserve their sordid status quo.
Photo by ©John Aravosis.

US Senate revokes press credential of SCOTUSblog because, old men

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SCOTUSblog is owned by a law firm that argues before the Supreme Court on behalf of its clients.

AP, Reuters tell reporters to keep stories under 500 words

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Does size really matter for an increasingly online, and mobile, audience?
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No one cares about the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

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And that’s a problem.
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