Our dishonest mainstream media likes to blame President Trump for their failing ratings and declining trust with the American people.
However, President Trump is not the one spreading fake news and outlandish liberal propaganda all across the airwaves.
John Dickerson, the host of CBS “Face the Nation,” says it’s not Trump’s fault that the media is failing – on the contrary, the mainstream media has ruined their own reputation.
From Washington Examiner
John Dickerson, anchor of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” disagrees with reporters who say President Trump is eroding the national media’s credibility.
In a radio interview Friday, conservative host Hugh Hewitt referred to the previous day’s press conference at the White House, in which Trump laid into the news media and told reporters in the room that the public cannot trust them.
“But that one comment, they don’t trust you anymore, is a summation of where we are in America, because I really do think Manhattan-Beltway elites have lost the country,” Hewitt said. “They’ve lost it.”
“Yes, it’s true, and it’s not because of anything obviously Donald Trump did. The press did all that good work ruining its reputation on its own, and we can have a long conversation about what created that,” Dickerson said.
“Part of it, though, is what you mentioned about the local weather report, which is to say a lot of hysterical coverage about every little last thing that doesn’t warrant it,” he added.
After Thursday’s press conference, which lasted more than an hour, many in the media said Trump’s broadsides against the press were hurting the country.
“This not a laughing matter,” NBC “Meet the Press” anchor Chuck Todd said on Twitter after the conference. “I’m sorry, delegitimizing the press is unAmerican.”
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