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President Trump suggests taking away journalists' credentials

President Trump suggests taking away journalists' credentials

"Why do we work so hard in working with the media when it is corrupt?".

One of the best suggestions I heard early on in Trump's presidency was that instead of being spun - and bashed - at the White House press briefings, the major news organizations should send their interns to cover it.

A stricter licensing system of White House reporters under Trump would presumably be good for Drudge, who has gained close access under the current president. "The fact that the public has become more favorable towards the president in this environment is the latest sign that the media watchdog's bite isn't as menacing as their bark suggests".

"There's no precedent for a president receiving such a sustained level of negative press over such a long period of time", Mr. Noyes said. This appears to be the only place where 91 percent of the media coverage of the president has been called negative.

During his 2016 campaign he blacklisted reporters from several outlets, including Politico, The Daily Beast and the Huffington Post, from his rallies. "And a president preventing a free and independent press from covering the workings of our republic would be an unconscionable assault on the first amendment".

There was swift backlash from the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA).

In September 2017, the conservative Media Research Center released a study that said that for June, July and August 2017, 91 percent of the media coverage of President Trump was negative. But here's a weird thing: there is a new study of network news coverage today. How many news outlets would that impact? "He also suggested that he could punish the networks by "[taking] away credentials".