Last week, President Trump said no politician had been “treated worse” than him. The internet pointed out some presidents who might challenge that. The post While You Were Offline: Trump Says He’s Treated Unfairly. Abe Lincoln Like, ‘What?’ appeared first on WIRED.
In a Tuesday night speech full of half-truths, demi-truths, and of course, alternative facts, President Trump doubled down on his campaign promise to reinvigorate America’s long-ailing coal and steel industries, promising that under his administration “dying industries will come roaring back to life.” Sure. Meanwhile,…
Fake news, “alternative facts” and now fake images? Boy, politics sure has gotten a lot more complicated these past few months.
The latest media source under fire is ABC News, who used a mocked up image of Donald Trump in the Oval Office to promote anchor David Muir’s interview with the president.
ABC News actually grabbed the image straight from a September 2016 article in The New Yorker, who created it to imagine how Trump’s first term would pan out.
ABC News cropped the photo and added its logo and the words “No questions off limits.” However, there was a telltale sign the photo illustration, created by Ji Lee, isn’t from Trump’s presidency. It’s the weather outside the window. Read more…
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Conservative news outlet Breitbart is in the midst of a serious shakeup after three staffers resigned and others are reportedly looking for the exit following a bizarre series of events that included an accusation of assault against Donald Trump’s campaign manager.
Reporter Michelle Fields, who claimed last week that Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski had grabbed and yanked her arm during a recent rally, resigned on Sunday night after Breitbart earlier published an article that attempted to discredit her claims.
“I do not believe Breitbart News has adequately stood by me during the events of the past week and because of that I believe it is now best for us to part ways,” Fields told BuzzFeed News.
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Contrary to reporting this week, Trump is not fading from the media limelight and in fact drives the GOP field’s coverage.