The news media is taking hits from all sides, underscoring the bitter partisan divide and fierce war over the “official story” coming out of President Trump’s Washington.
New controversies involving the nation’s largest newspapers, top editors and cable news personalities have unfolded on a near-daily basis, making the press a central character in the 2020 presidential cycle.
The outrage over coverage and attacks on the press are raining down from the left and the right, amplified by social media and the 24-hour cable networks, where Washington politics are dominating like never before.
Clicks, ratings and subscriptions are all up, but so are allegations of bias, social media pressures and questions about the news media’s integrity.
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