Melissa Bemel

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Melissa Bemel is a KCRW listener.

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Americans' trust in the media had declined before the 2016 election but with Trump's attack on the free press and claims of "fake news" the assault on the press has intensified.

Can the media objectively cover the Trump administration?

Americans' trust in the media had declined before the 2016 election but with Trump's attack on the free press and claims of "fake news" the assault on the press has intensified.

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