Reuters’ Answer to Trump’s ‘War on the Press’

Nel's New Day

trump-dictatorDictator Donald Trump (DDT) has accelerated his authoritarian regime by targeting CNN as the first news network for retribution. According to the White House, it will no longer allow its people to appear on that network and stated that it is “sending surrogates to places where we think it makes sense to promote our agenda.” To the current administration, the purpose of news is to “promote” its “agenda.”

Reuters is clarifying to its reporters how its news agency will cover “President Trump.” Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler wrote the following directive:

The first 12 days of the Trump presidency (yes, that’s all it’s been!) have been memorable for all – and especially challenging for us in the news business. It’s not every day that a U.S. president calls journalists “among the most dishonest human beings on earth” or that his chief strategist dubs the media “the opposition party.” It’s hardly surprising…

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