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
Emulating McCain’s Straight Talk Express, Buttigieg Gives Reporters Complete Access During Iowa Bus Tour
As part of his media strategy, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg extended full access to reporters during a recent bus tour of eastern Iowa. Modeled off of Senator John McCain’s Straight Talk Express during the 2000 presidential election, Buttigieg’s bus tour gave reporters the opportunity to ask him questions on a variety of topics.
The New York Times found itself in the news again last Thursday when it was widely criticized for publishing information about the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower’s identity. Within a few hours of the story going live, “#CancelNYT” was trending on Twitter and the wait time to cancel reader subscriptions had reportedly reached four hours.
After a week of crucial reporting that shed light on President Trump’s penchant for disinformation and questions of ethics law violations which have long plagued the White House, the hosts of multiple Sunday shows were criticized for their lax questioning of administration officials. On Friday
Nearly three months after the release of his 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, former special counsel Robert Mueller publicly testified that he had not exonerated President Trump of obstruction of justice last Wednesday. During his almost seven hour testimony before two
As Democratic presidential candidates vie to maximize their media coverage, the question of whether candidates should hold a Fox News town hall has become a litmus test on the campaign trail. The most prominent candidate who has refused to participate is Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who
Does anyone else remember when the President announced he was creating a 6th wing of the military, which he proudly dubbed the “Space Force?” This episode features an interview with Jacqueline Klimas, a National Defense reporter at Politico, who breaks down what Trump actually accomplished
In the age of Twitter, fake news and intensely polarized politics, candidates are putting more effort than ever into public relations. A few ill-spoken words can trend within the hour and approval ratings fluctuate rapidly in anticipation of the high-stakes 2020 presidential race. Criticism is
The white, male privilege of Beto O’Rourke’s campaign offers him a frequency and tone of media coverage unavailable to most candidates of color and women candidates.
CNN names former Department of Justice spokeswoman as new political editor.