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News Overload Is Perfect for Trump

News Overload Is Perfect for Trump

‘Too many story lines to keep track of’; prediction for media life under Trump: hellish; Trump’s M.O. looks familiar to Russian eyes; Trump revealing in choices for insults, affection; will Jeff Sessions keep eye on Chicago P.D.?; Fla. paper documents failure to punish police; is it that Americans find diversity too hard?; Doris Truong a...
Who Came to Jim Acosta's Defense?

Who Came to Jim Acosta’s Defense?

N.Y. Press Club protests Trump's behavior; In Poll, 51 percent have unfavorable view of Trump; Coretta King urged Congress to block Sessions in '86; "a workplace where harassment is endemic"; Fox settled harassment charges against O'Reilly; in Tanzania, "sexual corruption" by journalists; amid whoops, a last chance for Obama to control; Alcindor, Burch, Romero, Salas...
Gwen Ifill, Powerful Role Model, Dies at  61

Gwen Ifill, Powerful Role Model, Dies at 61

'Platinum Standard for Political Journalists' (11/14/16)
Big U.S. Networks Ignore Epic Native Protest

Big U.S. Networks Ignore Epic Native Protest

Three months in, CBS sends reporter to N. Dakota; Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, ‘culinary griot,’ dies; 29% of whites, 72% of blacks OK with Kaepernick; Soledad O’Brien says Trump has ‘normalized’ white supremacy; ex-St. Louis anchor quiet about race in campaign; AP debunks racial claims by Maine governor; White House to counter ‘model minority’ myth; anchor, white dad...