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A look at how The New York Times covered President Trump's controversial first year in office.




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Jeremy Peters Jeremy Peters ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2018
Donald Trump ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2018
Glenn Thrush Glenn Thrush ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2018
Yamiche Alcindor Yamiche Alcindor ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2018
Steve Bannon ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2018


A look at how The New York Times covered President Trump's controversial first year in office.

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A Great Snapshot Illustrating Why Media is Dead
18 July 2018 | by aniceguyinquincySee all my reviews

As a former investigative journalist with more than two decades of experience, it sickened me to watch these sanctamoneous "journalists" who have already made up their mind on a story. I prided myself on being objective and always believing both side of an argument--but what have they got to show after all this time? And millions and millions spent on a witch hunt? These reporters will go down in history as examples of how they and their leaders (my goodness doesn't Mr. Barquet seem so arrogant) ruined the trust we had once in this once storied journalistic institution and how personal biases and just plain stupidity at allowing entrenched establishment members dictate what is news. Do you honestly believe a Russian influenced my decision to vote against a person who enabled a sexual predator to thrive for decades, robbing the souls of all those women and then Hillary and her henchmen (ABC's George Stephie being one) tried to destroy these women. Great job by the filmmaker capturing their arrogance, but the subject matter sure bummed me out at how biased and forever ruining the Times' reputation due to their reckless actions.

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