Skip to comments.Media Double Down After New York Times Gets Busted Peddling Fake News
Posted on 05/28/2018 2:58:07 PM PDT by ransomnote
There may have been a real White House briefing with real White House officials, but The New York Times couldn't be trusted to accurately summarize what the White House official said. And it wasn't on a minor point.
On the path to the June 12 summit with North Korea, journalists claimed President Donald Trump would not be willing to walk away from the negotiating table because he was too desperate for a win.
The Washington Posts David Nakamura wrote that critics fear that a president determined to declare victory where his predecessors failed will allow his desire for a legacy-making deal to override the substance of the negotiations. On the same day, the Washington Posts Paul Waldman mocked Trumps desire for a win, which he said was turning Trump into a fool who was getting played.
Then President Trump did what media outlets said hed never do. He walked away from the negotiating table due to North Koreas behavior. The media outlets didnt acknowledge their previous analytical missteps so much as come up with new lines of attack on Trump.
Mark Landler and David Sanger of The New York Times wrote an article arguing there were deep divisions between Trump and his advisors. To support the claim, the Times argued that Trump said a June 12 summit was still possible, while his top aides said it was impossible:
As with so many issues involving this president, the views of his aides often have little effect on what he actually says. On Thursday, for example, a senior White House official told reporters that even if the meeting were reinstated, holding it on June 12 would be impossible, given the lack of time and the amount of planning needed.
There are leaders and followers. Followers cannot comprehend the thinking of leaders. It looks foreign to them. Which is why they are followers.
That just proves he’ll never do it.
I seem to recall that there is this book written by some famous negotiator or other some thing about the Art of the Deal and the author says "Walk."
It seems with each passing day the media is itself the story
What’s really evil about this is that the NY Times would rather wreck the peace negotiations than let Trump get any credit for them.
Doubling down on fake news?
That’s why I don’t watch it any more.
Not to argue too fine a point, since she does a marvelous job bashing the NY Times, but the President is correct - there is no real source for the fake news, since the fake news was, well, fake.
As they say, no publicity is worse than bad publicity.
Tactics of propagandists. The can play either side of any issue and amplify fake fault. Packs of rabid propagandists turn faster than a “bum on a baloney sandwich”.
“quote” - Thayrone X - WAAM radio.
Whats really evil about this is that the NY Times would rather wreck the peace negotiations than let Trump get any credit for them.
Well said. WHen the media are not virtue signaling, they are betraying our country.
Yes, the media has made themselves the story. They go on and on about certain vocabulary from certain sources. The media is reporting very little actual news. They are well past the foolish stage.
Without action the NYSLIMES will continue to lie!!! And unfortunately a lot of American Hispanics are falling for the LIE because there seems to be no brakes on these EVIL bastardpukes! Sad!!!
This is why much of the MSM is in serious trouble. Yes the audiences for the broadcast networks (CBS, ABC, NBC) are indeed large though they’ve shrunk.
Now take a look at the average age of their audience. Its over 50! Yes I realize that older people have always tended to follow the news more but its quite striking how pretty much everybody from the last two generations doesn’t trust them and gets their news from other sources - overwhelmingly the internet.
Their credibility is shot and they’ll never get it back. In 20 years their audience will be far smaller than it is even today.
I wasted a whole two minutes of my life tuning into a Showtime series about the New York Times.
Minute one—some white haired Exec is lamenting the paper failed in its mission in 2016 because it lost touch with the American people.
Wow, I thought—somebody gets it.
Minute two—that same white haired guy is leading a staff meeting congratulating the staff on their great stories on Trump and Russia and asking what new developments they have on the story.
Hello! Remote off. End of line.
That place cannot be fixed unless NK hits it.
The white nationalist is trafficking immigrant children to North Korea? Is that the new reporting this week?
A category of Fake News (once removed).
“Doubling down on fake news?”
All they know is that it worked for their god the Fraud for eight years — thanks to them, personally.
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