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  • WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15:  U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about the shooting yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, at the White House on February 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. Yesterday's tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida left 17 people dead.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Gergen cites 'growing' threat to America

    David Gergen says President Trump's erratic tweeting "reminds me very much of the last days of President Nixon," but says this has been Trump's pattern "for some time." Gergen and Dan Pfeiffer connect Trump's attacks against the media and the FBI to larger concerns about American democracy.
  • A woman becomes emotional while visiting a temporary memorial at Pine Trails Park on February 17, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. Police have arrested former student Nikolas Cruz and charged him with 17 murders for the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14.

    Time to rethink how mass shootings are covered?

    David Zurawik explains how cell phone videos and interviews with student survivors may be changing the way the press covers mass shootings. He also expresses concern that some journalists are crossing a line into activism.
  • Russian Twitter bots

    Stelter: 'Fake news' plague is getting worse

    Robert Mueller's newest indictments reveal Russia's information war. Brian Stelter says it's still happening now, and it's highlighting the importance of news and tech literacy. This is "going to get worse before it gets better," he says.
  • MIAMI BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 06: Karen McDougal attends Playboy's Super Saturday Night Party at Sagamore Hotel on February 6, 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Playboy)

    How 'catch and kill' is used to bury news stories

    Ronan Farrow discusses his scoop for The New Yorker about the alleged affair between Donald Trump and former Playboy model Karen McDougal. "She believes this exposes a system of contracts to keep women quiet," Farrow says.
  • WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 31:  White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (L) and White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (R) listen during a Roosevelt Room event October 31, 2017 at the White House in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    New leaks about the White House's lies

    Lachlan Markay says the Rob Porter scandal is not over, and many people are wondering when the next shoe is going to drop. Karen Tumulty and Samantha Vinograd also join the conversation.
  • Brian Stelter

    Stelter debunks pro-Trump media talking points

    After Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced indictments of Russians in US election meddling, CNN's Brian Stelter says pro-Trump media outlets are being dishonest in their talking points.
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    New legislation to protect American journalists

    In an increasingly hostile environment for reporters, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) discusses legislation he has introduced to enact federal protections for journalists. Swalwell, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, also reacts to President Trump's refusal thus far to release a Democratic memo regarding the Russia investigation.
  • A tale of two media narratives

    Bethany Mandel and Oliver Darcy discuss the differing narratives on cable news networks and how such "red news, blue news" can misinform the public.
  • WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27:  Hope Hicks, White House director of strategic communications, listens while meeting with women small business owners with U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on March 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C.  Investors on Monday further unwound trades initiated in November resting on the idea that the election of Trump and a Republican Congress meant smooth passage of an agenda that featured business-friendly tax cuts and regulatory changes. (Photo by  Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

    Hope Hicks becomes the story

    April Ryan, Lynn Sweet and Olivia Nuzzi discuss how the Rob Porter scandal shows a lack of clarity in the White House press department.
  • Turmoil at major media outlets

    The Los Angeles Times and Newsweek have been enduring humiliating staff departures and confusing management changes. Ken Doctor forecasts the future for both major media outlets.
  • Stelter: Hannity won, rest of America lost

    CNN's Brian Stelter says that Fox News host Sean Hannity and other pro-Trump media's constant hype of the Nunes memo successfully distracted the public and eroded faith from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.


  • Brian Stelter

    Brian Stelter

    Brian Stelter is the host of "Reliable Sources" and the senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide.