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Views of the News Preview: Trump Walks Out On '60 Minutes'

President Trump (left) is interviewed by Leslie Stahl (right) for '60 Minutes' on CBS News.
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President Trump (left) is interviewed by Leslie Stahl (right) for '60 Minutes' on CBS News.

Even after President Donald Trump leaked his interview with ’60 Minutes,’ nearly 17 million people tuned in to hear his exchange with Leslie Stahl. Was it the plan all along to walk out on the interview?


Meridith McGraw, POLITICO: “Trump ends ’60 Minutes’ interview, attacks Leslie Stahl on Twitter

Michael M. Grynbaum & Maggie Haberman: “Trump posts ’60 Minutes’ interview after telling Leslie Stahl: ‘That’s no way to talk’

Tom Jones, Poynter: “President Trump breaks agreement, releases ’60 Minutes’ interview

Oliver Darcy, CNN: “CBS News calls out White House for breaking agreement and posting Trump’s ’60 Minutes’ interview online

Brian Steinberg, Variety: “’60 Minutes’ airs controversial Trump interview with fact- checks

Will Thorne, Variety: “TV ratings: Trump and Biden ’60 Minutes’ interviews draw almost 17 million viewers

A post-election future for the Lincoln Project


Sara Fisher, Axios: “Scoop: The Lincoln Project is becoming a media business


What’s with all the diners?

Doug Mack, The Counter: “Why are journalists always visiting diners in Trump country?

Salt Lake Tribune ceases daily print edition


Tony Semerad, Salt Lake Tribune: “Salt Lake Tribune will move to a weekly print edition in 2021

Jenny Gross, New York Times: “The Salt Lake Tribune ends daily print edition after nearly 150 years

Elle Thomas & Spencer Burt, Fox 13 Salt Lake City: “Salt Lake Tribune announces change to weekly print edition in 2021

Utah Media Group News Release: “Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News announce end of joint print and delivery operations

Disgraced reporter returns

Ruth S. Barrett, The Atlantic: “The mad, mad world of niche sports among Ivy League-obsessed parents

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Ruth Shalit just wrote for the Atlantic. Would readers know it from the byline?”