Trump and the Media

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It may be popular for presidential candidates to bash the “lamestream” media, but Donald Trump actually owes us a big thank you. During this campaign, he’s had so much media attention he’s barely had to spend any money on advertising. Yet he remains at odds with news outlets that recently have been fact-checking his campaign statements. Will negative media stories hurt him — or help him?

Credits

Guest:
Tom Rosenstiel - Executive Director, American Press Institute - @TomRosenstiel

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath