The first Amendment protects press freedom. It does not say there has to be a White House Press Corps. Last night, the President-elect defied protocol by slipping away to a restaurant without telling the small pool assigned to him "just in case something happens." Was that the beginning of something new? Throughout his career, Trump has been hostile to reporters — especially during his presidential campaign. Will daily press briefings be replaced by Breitbart News and tweets from the world’s most powerful public official? We look for some answers.
Donald Trump and "the people's right to know"
- Adam Serwer - Atlantic - @AdamSerwer
- Mollie Hemingway - The Federalist - @MZHemingway
- Alex Weprin - media and business writer, The Hollywood Reporter - @alexweprin
- Stuart Karle - Columbia University School of Journalism - @columbiajourn