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Archived Since:February 10, 2009

Blog Post Archive

A few notes on unbuilding a key part of the presidency

The American President can blow up the world. A lot of work went into reassuring us that he won't. Now it's being undone. The post A few notes on unbuilding a key part of the presidency appeared first on PressThink.

Steve Bannon’s styrofoam balls

It's not like reality gives up easily, and let's you roll over it. This is Distortion Field 101. The post Steve Bannon’s styrofoam balls appeared first on PressThink.

Live: a list of my top problems in pressthink

These are the problems in pressthink that most concern me now. Ranked by urgency. The post Live: a list of my top problems in pressthink appeared first on PressThink.

Send the interns

Put your most junior people in the White House briefing room. Recognize that the real story is elsewhere, and most likely hidden. The post Send the interns appeared first on PressThink.

Plagiarism charges against Monica Crowley put her publishing house on stage

These mettle tests are going to come more quickly than we thought, I guess. HarperCollins: you're up! The post Plagiarism charges against Monica Crowley put her publishing house on stage appeared first on PressThink.

Prospects for the American press under Trump, part two

Winter is coming. But there are things that can be done. The second half of my post on the American press under threat. The post Prospects for the American press under Trump, part two appeared first on PressThink.

Winter is coming: prospects for the American press under Trump

How bad is it? Bad. I will explain why. Any bright signs? A few. This is part 1. Part 2 is about what can be done. Out tomorrow. The post Winter is coming: prospects for the American press under Trump appeared first on PressThink.

Hey, that’s not what I said.

A small matter (tiny, really.) But it matters to me because what I said was misrepresented, The post Hey, that’s not what I said. appeared first on PressThink.

Amplify false claim, get slammed for it online, take it down. Next week, repeat the process. This is CBS News.

People of CBS News: You need a learning curve that's steeper than this. The post Amplify false claim, get slammed for it online, take it down. Next week, repeat the process. This is CBS News. appeared first on PressThink.

CBS News plays megaphone for Trump, then comes to its senses (a little.)

CBS News plays megaphone for Trump, then comes to its senses (a little.) The post CBS News plays megaphone for Trump, then comes to its senses (a little.) appeared first on PressThink.

The Gamergate model of press relations

I remember the first time I heard about Gamergate. A random follower on Twitter asked me if I had been following the story. The post The Gamergate model of press relations appeared first on PressThink.

The most common replies I receive on Twitter

Note: This list does not include abusive replies The post The most common replies I receive on Twitter appeared first on PressThink.

Reading list

In an effort to get some bearings, I am going back to some of the books that made me. The post Reading list appeared first on PressThink.

A miss bigger than a missed story: my final reflections on Trump and the press in 2016

A shift in political culture away from journalism’s grasp. The post A miss bigger than a missed story: my final reflections on Trump and the press in 2016 appeared first on PressThink.

Speaking truth to audience power

Something happened yesterday that has never happened to me in 30 years of writing press criticism. I want to tell you about it. The post Speaking truth to audience power appeared first on PressThink.

Now that AT&T wants to own CNN

Remember SugarString? You should, now that AT&T has bought CNN. The post Now that AT&T wants to own CNN appeared first on PressThink.

What the campaign press should not be neutral toward

Some things I think journalists are allowed to advocate for in covering an election. The post What the campaign press should not be neutral toward appeared first on PressThink.

Trump is a threat to press freedom, yes, but it goes beyond that

Trump is campaigning to make American society illegible to itself. That is a threat to pull the press out by its roots. The post Trump is a threat to press freedom, yes, but it goes beyond that appeared first on PressThink.

Trust in news after Trump

Trust in news after Trump On my current list of the top problems in pressthink that I obsess about, number two is this: A huge portion of the country is effectively “lost” to mainstream journalism because it doesn’t believe what is reported in what it calls The Media. Show More Summary

First the event, then the report

Maybe wait until he does it first, then report it. That’s usually the sequence. I mean you can do it the other way around, but then you’re… Oh, never mind. The post First the event, then the report appeared first on PressThink.

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