What’s Your Plan? The Media Rejiggers To Cover Trump
The media is having a moment.
Many news organizations telegraphed that Hillary Clinton would win the presidential election, but that did not come to pass. Meanwhile, so-called “fake news” is on the rise. So much so, that in the months before the election, more people clicked on fake news on Facebook than on real news. Furthermore, Americans’ trust in mass media is at an historic low, according to a September Gallup poll.
So, what’s a news organization to do?
Morning Shift talks with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik and Micheline Maynard, Forbes contributor covering the media and Donald Trump, about the future of the fourth estate at a time when the incoming President of the United States has lied repeatedly and lambasted the press at every turn.