Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, undercut on Thursday President Trump’s long-maintained position that there was no quid pro quo with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during their phone call in July. Mulvaney’s admission stunned White House officials, and Trump himself, who later authorized a second statement which tried to walk back Mulvaney’s damaging comments.
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.
On Wednesday, the White House released a document it called a “transcript” of President Trump’s conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. While some reporters were quick to point out the document was not a verbatim transcript and had been edited by White House officials, many in the news media continued to use the misleading phrasing.
A number of videos of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that were distorted to make her appear drunk and incomprehensible were widely propagated by conservative pages and accounts across social media last Friday. The videos of Pelosi’s speech at an event at the left-leaning
Less than two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not draw a definitive conclusion as to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, The New York Times reported that members of Mueller’s team had told associates that Barr failed to adequately portray their findings, which they said were more troubling for Trump than Barr presented them to be.
Police shootings involving unarmed African Americans is on the rise – but media coverage about them is on the decline.
Vox, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times round out our top picks for this week. Vox – 37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants Although these maps are not all designed by Vox, the detail that
Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines On Monday, Associated Press (AP) Vice President of Standards
The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and Vox round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Alabama Crimson Tide of Mexico Sports and multimedia are an excellent mix. With bold colors and active photos and video, multimedia aspect
The Washington Post, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – Remix the Election: The Results in Sound This is probably one of the most creative graphics that came out of election day.