Articles by: Adam Hochschild

 When “Fake News” Was Banned- An America Trump Might Have Loved

 When “Fake News” Was Banned- An America Trump Might Have Loved

Every month, it seems, brings a new act in the Trump administration’s war on the media. In January, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo exploded at National Public Radio reporter Mary Louise Kelly when he didn’t like questions she asked — and then banned a colleague of hers from the plane on which he was leaving for a trip to Europe and Asia.[Read More…]

by March 18, 2020 World
Trump’s Venom Against the Media, Immigrants, “Traitors,” and More Is Nothing New 

Trump’s Venom Against the Media, Immigrants, “Traitors,” and More Is Nothing New 

Along rivers prone to overflowing, people sometimes talk of preparing for a 100-year flood — a dangerous surge of muddy, debris-filled water so overwhelming it appears only once a century. In our political world, we are now seeing a 100-year flood of toxic debris. The sludge washing ashore includes President Trump’s continuing cries of “fake news!” and “traitors”; his rage[Read More…]

by August 2, 2019 World