Perspective | What Obama gets right — and very wrong — about the media
U.S. · POLITICS · MEDIA
November 17, 20204 min read822 words
Published: November 17, 2020  |  4 min read822 words
Everybody’s a media critic these days — and Barack Obama is an astute one. But for those who remember certain aspects of his presidency, he’s got a bit of a credibility problem. He’s certainly right when he frets that America is being torn apart by its dysfunctional media system,...
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The article has an interesting narrative that, while agreeing with former President Obama's point about the state of the media, doesn't shy away from showing Obama's own muddied past with the media itself in a cohesive and somewhat cherry-picking way. Though it presents facts, it's impossible to take it at face value and has a strong undertone of judgement.
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Apr 29
This is a very fair look at Obama's credibility problem when discussing the record distrust in news media today. The author accurately points out Obama's willingness to use the Espionage Act against journalists while president and how that was a huge threat looming over the heads of any ambitious investigative reporters then and to this day.
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