How is the media to handle a presidency like Trump’s?

February 22, 2017 Rebecca Corrente

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How is the media to handle a presidency like Trump’s? Trump held a rambling presser on Friday and at a rally on Saturday, he made a comment about “what happened last night in Sweden”. Nothing happened in Sweden. The President now says that it was something he saw on TV.

Guest: Robert Schmuhl, the Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor of American Studies and Journalism at the University of Notre Dame. Author of several books, including Statecraft and Stagecraft: American Political Life in the Age of Personality, Founding director of Notre Dame's John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy.

Listen to the February 21, 2017 interview on the Scott Thompson show.