Aug 24, 2017
The Post Journalism Era
Let me start with a disclaimer, I did not watch the speech/rally. I started to watch a youtube of it, but loss interest very quickly. What I did notice was that every article about it was an editorial, not a report. It compared what he previously said about Charlottesville, with what he said in Phoenix.
Trump complains that the media unfairly inserts their attitude into the news about him, and the media in turn applies more attitude when reporting on his complaint. Where does one find news in this climate? It now appears that the BBC is channeling CNN: Scratch one more source.
Don't confuse me with a Trump supporter, I'm a defender of our democracy. You couldn't have paid me to attend that Phoenix event. Every complaint about him has some truth, but the media should attempt to separate their opinion from their reporting. CNN spent Wednesday asking various public officials if Trump is fit to be president? The Democrats need to mound no opposition strategy, the media is doing it for them.
The Trump era news' treatment is now being taught in our colleges and universities as journalism. Revisionism, instead of taking decades, now takes minutes.