Is the media fair to Trump? | The Tylt

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The president accused the press of covering his first 100 days unfairly in an AP interview: "I used to get great press. I get the worst press." His defenders say no other political figure has received such unjust coverage. But others argue the media doesn't scrutinize Trump's actions nearly enough. He forgets who's running North Korea; he doesn't understand health care reform, and hires advisors with creepy Nazi ties. Is the media too tough on Trump or not nearly hard enough?

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John Dean is scathing in his critique of what he says is the media's failure to adequately cover Donald Trump, both as a candidate and as president:

They excuse his ignorance, and when he doubles down to hide it, they are confident he is developing a new and carefully considered policy....
 In breaking with norm after norm that have sunk other presidential candidates, the news media has allowed Donald Trump to get away with criminally outrageous behavior, setting a new low for national leadership.
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But defenders paint Trump as a victim of an unethical media establishment who has had to overcome unfair coverage. Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry writes:

Why is journalism one of the least trusted professions among Americans, vying with Congress, prostitutes, and used car salesmen for the bottom of the rankings? Absolutely no self-reflection from the media has followed the election of Trump.
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Many commentators say that when it comes to Trump, the media still doesn't get it.

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Many critics say the media has simply not called Trump out on his lack of understanding of the issues.

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Others say he's been subjected to critiques like none of his predecessors.

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Media critics say that mainstream news outlets are simply scared of looking too liberal or biased against Trump—so they give his ignorance, abnormal behavior, and ethics violations a pass in the interests of "balance."

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 Trump supporters say that in the battle between Trump and the media? The media started it.

FINAL RESULTS
Is the media fair to Trump?
#MediaEasyOnTrump
A festive crown for the winner
#MediaHatesTrump