“7 wild details from the new book on Trump’s White House”


POLITICO

“The White House on Wednesday was rocked by revelations about internal chaos — and questions about President Donald Trump’s competence — in an excerpt from a soon-to-be-released book chronicling the early months of his presidency.

Journalist Michael Wolff “conducted conversations and interviews over a period of 18 months with the president, most members of his senior staff, and many people to whom they in turn spoke,” according to the excerpt of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” published in New York Magazine.” MORE

“Infowars peddled stories from a Russian propaganda outlet for years”


SALON

“National security experts have asserted that RT is a propaganda arm of the Russian government. A report by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence argued that RT played an influential role in the 2016 presidential election, sowing distrust in Hillary Clinton while portraying Donald Trump as a martyr.” MORE

“Lawmakers alarmed at push to sell CNN”


POLITICO

“Sources familiar with the proposed merger told POLITICO that the DOJ issued an ultimatum to the companies Monday — that they either sell Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting, which includes CNN as well as networks like TBS and TNT, or shed satellite television provider DirecTV. The sources said it’s clear the real sticking point for the government is CNN, whose coverage of the administration has become a frequent target of Trump’s anger.” MORE

“Journalists also have a “duty to warn”: Are we starting to do our jobs?”


SALON

“In the much-discussed new book “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump (Salon review here), mental health professionals act on their “duty to warn” of the imminent danger the Trump presidency represents. As explained in its prologue, “Collectively with our coauthors, we warn that anyone as mentally unstable as Mr. Trump simply should not be entrusted with the life-and-death powers of the presidency.” MORE

“Rachel Maddow Sets Trap For Russian Trolls By Creating Fake Online Secession Movement”


POLITICUS USA


Hoping to lure Russian trolls into an online trap, Rachel Maddow announced that she is setting up a fake secession movement, saying that any whiff of American unrest is likely to attract Moscow-based support.
“Let’s create a fake a secessionist movement in the United States on the theory that Russia will support secession of anyone in the West for any reason just because they’d really love for the West to break apart,” Maddow said on Wednesday night.

“174 Television Stations Are Being Forced To Air Trump Propaganda Disguised As News”


POLITICUS USA

Sinclair Broadcasting is forcing all 174 stations that they own across the country to air daily pro-Trump propaganda segments. MORE

“MSNBC Is Growing 3 Times Faster Than Fox News As Americans Wake Up And Take Their Country Back”


POLITICUS USA

As the American people get more engaged and look for factual news and information, they are increasingly turning to MSNBC as the Rachel Maddow led network is growing three times faster in total viewers than Fox News in primetime.

“Morning Joe: ‘Thuggish Trump’ Responsible For Reporter Assault”


HUFFINGTON POST

“The fish, again, rots from the head.”

“Lawrence O’Donnell’s Future At MSNBC Is Unclear”


HUFFINGTON POST

MSNBC – ELECTION COVERAGE — Election Night 2016 — Pictured: Lawrence O’Donnell, Host, “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from New York — (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/MSNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

“Watch Hasan Minhaj Roast Donald Trump And The Media At The White House Correspondents’ Dinner”


HUFFINGTON POST

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 29: Host, comedian Hasan Minhaj speaks on stage during 2017 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner at Washington Hilton on April 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)