The president’s latest attack on the press get louder, as calls for more detail surrounding the call with the Ukrainian president identify. How does his finger pointing erode the public’s trust in news reporting?
Adam Entous, The New Yorker: “Will Hunter Biden jeopardize his father’s campaign?”
James Fallows, The Atlantic: “The press is embracing false equivalence – again”
Natasha Korecki, Marc Caputo & Michael Calderone, POLITICO: “Biden wages war on Hunter-Ukraine reporting”
Justin Baragona, Daily Beast: “Fox’s Judge Napolitano: Trump’s ‘act of corruption’ with Ukraine is ‘most serious charge’ he’s faced yet”
All Things Considered, NPR: “Hunter Biden In Ukraine”
An outsider’s perspective
Lenore Taylor, The Guardian: “As a foreign reporter visiting the US I was stunned by Trump’s press conference”
The official end of the briefing
Brian Flood, Fox News: “Stephanie Grisham says reporters used White House press briefings to ‘get famous’”
Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “’Fox & Friends’ coddles press secretary Stephanie Grisham”
Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics: “WH Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham: Won’t do more press briefings because reporters used platform to ‘get famous’”
Anderson Cooper, CNN: “’Fox & Friends interview leaves Anderson Cooper baffled”
Threat to journalism
A.G. Sulzberger, New York Times: “The growing threat to journalism around the world”
Declan Walsh, New York Times: "The story behind the Times correspondent who faced arrest in Cairo"
Who do we trust?
Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “Wyoming is ground zero for the media mistrust. These journalists went there hoping to make it better.”
Society of Professional Journalists: “Casper Project”
Heather Murphy, New York Times: “Americans trust police more than congress, study finds”
Kathy Kiely, Columbia Missourian: “Guest Commentary: Let’s all rally to bring Austin Tice home from Syria”
Cutting Antonio Brown
Robert Klemko, Sports Illustrated: “There’s more history to Antonio Brown’s story”
Robert Klemko, Sports Illustrated: “Antonio Brown accuser says he sent her ‘intimidating’ text messages after SI’s story”