Wow... A vicious, unprecedented attack on our first amendment institutions by Bernie Sanders here.
Bernie Sanders canceled an interview after reporters refused to agree not to ask about his family. Sanders' wife is under FBI investigation, and his stepdaughter is running for mayor of VT's largest city
Sanders Backs Out of Interview After Failing to Dictate Conditions - he's gone 1005 without talking to largest VT paper.
Bernie Sanders refuses to give interview to local Vermont paper when they won't agree to his press office's demand that they not ask him anything about the FBI corruption investigation of his wife & one other topic.
. has a good riff on Bernie v The Media I'd add one note: he didn't just start on this in an era of media consolidation. He's sounded same notes for decades (w same phrases, even: "gossip") and has stiffed Burlington's (non-corporate) weekly
What happened when a reporter from Vermont's largest newspaper pressed for a long overdue interview.
Sanders Backs Out of Interview After Failing to Dictate Conditions
Sanders Backs Out of Interview After Failing to Dictate Conditions