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Views Preview: Violent Video Shows Fake Trump Attacking Media, Critics

Oct 15, 2019

Did it take President Donald Trump too long to condemn the violence in a meme-like video shown at one of his Florida resorts this weekend? Twitter says it went too far, and has removed the user from its site, yet YouTube says the video doesn’t violate terms of service. Where is the line?

Michael S. Schmidt & Maggie Haberman, New York Times: “Macabre video of fake Trump shooting media and critics is shown at his resort

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “If Trump doesn’t condone violence against journalists, he should stop inspiring it

Drew Harwell & Tony Romm, Washington Post: “Violent spoof video of Trump killing his critics shows how memes have reshaped politics

Donie Sullivan, CNN: “YouTube says fake video of Trump shooting media doesn’t violate its rules

Justine Coleman, The Hill: “CNN host says she takes Trump supporter’s violent video ‘personally’

Marisa Fernandez, Axios: “Pro-Trump meme maker ‘Carpe Donktum’ suspended by Twitter

Society of Professional Journalists: “SPJ condemns video showing Trump likeness violently attacking media and opponents

David Cohen, POLITICO: “Press organization condemns fake massacre by Trump depicted at pro-Trump event

David Gilbert, VICE News: “The White House is very sorry about that fake video of Trump mass murdering the media

Catherine Lucey, Wall Street Journal: “White House condemns anti-media video shown at pro-Trump conference

Shepard Smith steps down

Fox News Press Release: “Fox News Channel’s Shepard Smith to step down as chief news anchor and managing editor of breaking news unit

Brian Flood, Fox News: “Shepard Smith steps down from Fox News: ‘It’s been an honor and a privilege’

Hannah Yasharoff, USA Today: “Fox News makes plans to replace Shepard Smith; Trump wonders if ‘bad ratings’ are to blame

Paul Farhi & Sarah Ellison, Washington Post: “Shepard Smith, Fox News veteran anchor and frequent Trump target, abruptly resigns from the network

Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times: “Shepard Smith, Fox News anchor, abruptly departs from network

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Why Shep Smith finally walked out of Fox News for good

Brian Steinberg, Variety: “Shepard Smith boosted Fox News’ credibility, not its bottom line

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Fox News staffers worry Shepard Smith’s departure will further push out facts

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Shepard Smith leaves Fox News, and takes the facts with him

Maggie Haberman & Katie Benner, New York Times: “Trump lashes out at Fox News poll as Barr meets with Murdoch

Lee Moran, Huffington Post: “Ex-Fox news reporter issues warning about Shep Smith’s replacements

Ronan Farrow’s book rocks media… again

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “Ronan Farrow overcame spies and intimidation to break some of the biggest stories of the #MeToo era

Meghan Keneally, ABC News: “Ronan Farrow alleges ‘multiple’ settlements arranged involving Matt Lauer before his firing

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “NBC News chief calls Ronan Farrow’s book ‘a smear’ in lengthy new rebuttal

Carlos Greer & Oli Coleman, Page Six: “Inside the ‘heated’ meeting at NBC after rape accusation against Matt Lauer

Rich McHugh, Vanity Fair: “’You are to stand down’: Ronan Farrow’s producer on how NBC killed its Weinstein story

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “What did NBC News know about Matt Lauer?

Lachlan Cartwright, Andrew Kirell & Maxwell Tani, The Daily Beast: “NBC News Chief Noah Oppenheim’s Harvard writings on women and sexual assault horrify staffers

Brian Flood, Fox News: “Ronan Farrow’s NBC News producer: “Execs Andy Lack, Noah Oppenheim ‘personally intervened’ to kill Weinstein investigation

Laura Italiano, New York Post: “Ronan Farrow’s writing partner agrees NBC went easy on Harvey Weinstein to protect Matt Lauer

Lawsuit threatens paper’s survival

Thomas Freistad, The Gazette: “Iowa newspaper in financial peril turns to social media to raise $140,000

Gage Miskimen, Des Moines Register: “Iowa newspaper that exposed police officier’s relationship with teenager raises money after beating libel lawsuit

Meagan Flynn, Washington Post: “A small-town Iowa newspaper brought down a cop. His failed lawsuit has not put the paper in financial peril.

Mandated reporters… literally?

NPR Illinois Leadership & News Staff: “Open letter: The University of Illinois must protect first amendment rights

Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Illinois: “An editor’s note from ProPublica

Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Illinois: “University of Illinois told your partners they must share sexual misconduct tips with campus authorities. Here’s how we’re protecting our sources.

Truth in political advertising

Daniel Funke, Susan Benkelman & Cristina Tardáguila, Poynter: “Why it’s so hard to fact-check misinformation about the Trump impeachment inquiry

Elizabeth Culliford, Reuters, “Biden Campaign asks Facebook, Twitter and Google to take down Trump ad

Donie O’Sullivan, CNN: “Facebook’s refusal to fact-check Trump could be its defining 2020 decision

Suzanne Vranica & Jeff Horwitz, Wall Street Journal: “NBCU cable networks refuse to air Trump campaign ad aimed at Joe Biden

Alyse Stanley, Gizmodo: “Warren’s new Facebook ads make false claims – and that’s the whole damn point

Kayla Epstein, Washington Post: “Elizabeth Warren’s Facebook ad proves the social media giant still has a politics problem

Casey Newton, The Verge: “Why Facebook can’t stop politicians from lying