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The First 100 days of the Media Under the Trump Presidency
While everybody else is focusing on the first 100 days of the presidency (producing fairly predictable storylines), I decided to do something different. My cover story on Full Measure this week looks at the first 100 days of media coverage under the Trump presidency. Our experts include Frank Sesno of The George Washington University, who’s also a former White House correspondent for CNN (whom I worked with in my CNN days), and Howard Kurtz of MediaBuzz on Fox News.
I’ll also speak to Boris Epshteyn, a former Trump campaign and administration official. I’ll ask if it’s as chaotic inside the Trump universe as the media makes it out to be.
And — to France! It turns out that, as in the US, there’s a lot of talk being ginned up about whether the Russians will try to interfere in the French elections. A runoff is coming up between a Trump-like figure we’ve been following, Marine Le Pen, and her challenger, former Socialist and former investment banker Emmanuel Marcon. Scott Thuman reports.
2008 December: President Obama nominates Hillary Clinton for secretary of state. 2009 Jan. 13: Reports say the clintonemail.com domain was established. Jan. 21: Senate confirms Clinton as secretary of state. March 18: Clinton will later name this as the date she began using a private server for government business. 2012 Sept. 11: Islamic extremists launch […]