Despite being subjected to a daily diet of Trump headlines, I was unprepared for the president’s alarming incoherence
Michael CalderoneTrump rambles, repeats, and even contradicts himself. And US reporters seize on what's deemed newsworthy and write coherent stories from disjointed remarks. Guardian Australia editor @lenoretaylor questions if this "editing does our readers a disservice."
Sources say Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly initially pitched their reporting to the news side, but top editors ultimately felt that there wasn’t enough juice to warrant a story there—punting the scoop to the Sunday Review section.
Michael Calderone“Kelly and Pogrebin initially pitched their scoop to the news side, but the top editors ultimately felt that there wasn’t enough juice to warrant a story there”
CNN, MSNBC climate forums promise serious talk, but no guarantee of sustained coverage.
Michael CalderoneMore than 220 news outlets have joined Covering Climate Now, pledging a week's worth of coverage leading up to this month's UN summit, @markhertsgaard tells me.
Michael Calderone“Will media’s climate blitz take root?” was the question I asked last week ahead of CNN’s town halls. politi.co/2lxxESe While still too early to see if coverage is sustained, there have been some developments, like Time devoting it’s latest issue to the climate crisis: pic.twitter.com/ZLvylGa8qe
Americans see value in higher education whether they graduated from college or not. Even so, there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction – even suspicion – among the public about the role colleges play in society.
Michael Calderone59% of Republicans say colleges and universities have a negative effect on the US, up from 37% in 2015
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