Covering the Election

Podcast: Objectivity and Trump’s refugee ban

February 1, 2017

How has Breitbart used memes to build a huge audience on Facebook? Should journalists’ notion of objectivity change in the face of immoral or un-American acts? What aspects of press freedom may change under the Trump Administration?

We discuss that and more this week on The Kicker, where I’m joined by Tow Editor Nausicaa Renner and Delacorte Fellow Pete Vernon. Special guest Jonathan Peters, a media law professor and correspondent for CJR’s United States Project, gives us the scoop on press freedom under Trump.

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David Uberti is a writer in New York. He was previously a media reporter for Gizmodo Media Group and a staff writer for CJR. Follow him on Twitter @DavidUberti.