The Trump campaign has spent more than $27 million on digital advertising this cycle, outspending the four leading Democratic contenders combined. On Facebook alone, the Trump campaign has spent $21 million, focusing ads on impeachment and socialism.
After Facebook unveiled a policy exempting political ads from being fact-checked and removed, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced last week the social media platform will be banning all political ads. The surprise announcement puts the two social media giants on opposite sides of the debate over combatting disinformation ahead of the 2020 election.
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign renewed its public feud with The New York Times on Wednesday in protest of its coverage of the Ukraine scandal. In a letter sent to Executive Editor Dean Baquet, Biden’s deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield blasted The Times for lending legitimacy
After President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani propogated unsubstantiated accusations of corruption against him, Joe Biden’s campaign circulated a letter to the broadcast networks, demanding that they stop booking Giuliani. The letter is the latest effort by Biden’s campaign to shape the narrative about the Trump-Ukraine scandal.
After her recent passing, the journalism community came together to remember and honor Cokie Roberts, the trailblazing journalist who paved the way for generations of young reporters and became a renowned figure in political reporting and analysis.
On August 12th, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders entered into a public argument with the Washington Post after alleging that the newspaper has a bias against him. The bias, Sanders claimed, is a result of his attacks on Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner
News networks have begun fact-checking Trump’s claims in their broadcasts’ chyrons.
David Weissman, Army veteran and ex-Trump supporter, has changed his political affiliation and opinion on Trump’s hostility toward the media.
“You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right?” Hillary Clinton’s comment in a speech to donors during the 2016 presidential election was one of the leading causes of her downfall
The matriarch of the Bush family passed away, and figures, pundits, reporters alike had a lot to say.