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.
- “Memes trump articles on Breitbart’s Facebook page,” by Nausicaa Renner, CJR
- “Covering Trump the Reuters way,” by Stephen J. Adler, Reuters
- “Wall Street Journal editor: Stop calling the travel ban countries ‘majority Muslim,'” by Steven Perlberg, BuzzFeed
- “In conservative media, Trump executive orders are a homerun,” by David Weigel, The Washington Post
- “What Trump could (and couldn’t) do to restrict press freedom if elected,” by Jonathan Peters, CJR