Views Preview: Watching the Trump Transition

Nov 15, 2016

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We’re learning the names of some of President-elect Trump’s first appointments. How should the news media cover those? And, when do you use terms like “alt-right” versus “white nationalist?”

Leslie Stahl, 60 Minutes: “President-elect Trump speaks to a divided country on 60 Minutes

Robert Kraychik, Daily Wire: “Trump condemned violence, 60 Minutes buried it

Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter: “Critic’s Notebook: “Donald Trump tries (and mostly fails) to appear presidential in ’60 Minutes’ interview

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Donald Trump dismisses power of the press in first post-election TV interview

Leslie Stahl, CBS News: “Video: Stahl: Trump is “more subdued, more serious”

Bannon named chief strategist

Ken Meyer, Mediate: “Breitbart chief Steve Bannon named chief strategist, senior counselor to Donald Trump

Michael D. Shear, Maggie Haberman and Alan Rappeport, New York Times: “Donald Trump picks Reince Priebus as Chief of Staff and Stephen Bannon as strategist

Michael D. Shear, Alan Rappeport, Eric Lichtblau & Maggie Haberman, New York Times: “Amid outrage over Stephen Bannon, F.B.I. reports surge in hate crimes

Tessa Stuart, Rolling Stone: “President Trump’s cabinet will be filled with deplorables

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Breitbart’s moment

Tom Kludt, CNN Money: “Steve Bannon hired as Trump’s chief strategist: what you need to know

Future of the press pool

Brian Stelter, CNN Money: "Donald Trump ditches his press pool again, spurring sharp criticism"

Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Trump team: ‘We fully expect’ to have White House press pool

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Donald Trump limits traditional press access on first White House visit

Dylan Byers, CNNMoney: “Donald Trump team promises press pool, but concerns remain

Hadas Gold, POLITCO: “Trump team goes dark on press pack for Obama meeting

Nonprofit newsrooms’ fundraising opportunity

Kelsey Sutton, POLITICO: “Nonprofit newsrooms fundraise off Trump win

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “President-elect Trump: Already good for nonprofit news outlets

Joseph Lichterman, Nieman Lab: “After Trump’s win, news organizations see a bump in subscriptions and donations

Benjamin Mullin, Poynter: “The Wall Street Journal left its paywall up on Election Day and saw a subscriber bump

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Zuckerberg denies Facebook’s role in election

Michael Nunez, Gizmodo: “Facebook’s fight against fake news was undercut by fear of conservative backlash

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook: “I want to share some thoughts on Facebook and the election

Mike Isaac, New York Times: “Facebook, in cross hairs after election, is said to question its influence

Emily Bell, Columbia Journalism Review: “Facebook can no longer be ‘I didn’t do it’ boy of global media

Shannon Greenwood, Andrew Perrin & Maeve Duggan, Pew Research Center: “Social Media Update 2016

Casey Newton, The Verge: “Zuckerberg: “The idea that fake news on Facebook influenced the election is ‘crazy’

Stephanie M. Lee, BuzzFeed: “Mark Zuckerberg says fake news on Facebook didn’t change the election

Alexios Mantzarlis, Poynter: “Zuckerberg’s views on fake news and Trump’s election, annotated

Mathew Ingram, Fortune: “Donald Trump: Here’s why Facebook is partially to blame for his rise

Sam Biddle, The Intercept: “Facebook, I’m begging you, please make yourself better

Nick Wingfield, Mike Isaac & Katie Benner, New York Times: “Google and Facebook take aim at fake news sites

SNL sparks healing

Jim Warren, Poynter: “Journalists, stop beating yourselves up over election day

Frank Pallotta, CNN Money: “’SNL’ has Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton playing ‘Hallelujah’ in emotional opening

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Gwen Ifill (1955-2016)

Kelsey Sutton and Hadas Gold, POLITICO: “Gwen Ifill dead at age 61

Sam Roberts, New York Times: “Gwen Ifill, award-winning political reporter and author, dies at 61

Eyder Peralta, NPR: “Gwen Ifill, host of ‘Washington Week’ and ‘PBS NewsHour,’ dies

Lisa Respers France, CNN Money: “What Gwen Ifill meant to me as a black journalist

Alana Horowitz Satlin, Huffington Post: “Watch Gwen Ifill call out fellow journalists for not standing up to racism