Category: Donald Trump

Trump calls media the ‘opposition party’ in tweets after hundreds of newspapers write editorials defending free press

On the same morning some 300 newspapers came together to defend the free press, US President Donald Trump tweeted that the “fake news media” are the “opposition party”. The editorial campaign was spearheaded by the Boston Globe, with papers addressing attacks on the media from Trump – including that they are the “enemies of the … Continue reading “Trump calls media the ‘opposition party’ in tweets after hundreds of newspapers write editorials defending free press”

Hundreds of newspapers respond to Boston Globe call to address Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on news media

More than 300 news outlets, including the New York Times and the Guardian, have today run a co-ordinated series of editorials condemning US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media. Trump has repeatedly described the media as “fake news” and “the enemy of the American people” in public addresses and tweets. Today’s editorial campaign was … Continue reading “Hundreds of newspapers respond to Boston Globe call to address Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on news media”

Hundreds of newspapers respond to Boston Globe call to address Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on news media

More than 300 news outlets, including the New York Times and the Guardian, have today run a co-ordinated series of editorials condemning US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media. Trump has repeatedly described the media as “fake news” and “the enemy of the American people” in public addresses and tweets. Today’s editorial campaign was … Continue reading “Hundreds of newspapers respond to Boston Globe call to address Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on news media”

The U.S. Cargo Ship That Failed to Beat Soybean Tariff Is Now Just Drifting Aimlessly at Sea

Ah, man, it was only a month ago that we’d diverted our attention for a moment from the toxic wasteland of social media to follow Peak Pegasus, a cargo vessel carrying a boatload of soybeans, as it raced to a port in China in a—now futile—effort to bea…

BBC most trusted TV newsbrand in US with Fox News in second place, new analysis reveals

The BBC has been ranked the most trusted TV newsbrand among American viewers, beating CNN and Fox News, according to new analysis. The data is based on a 2018 customer loyalty and engagement index and shows 90 per cent of more than 4,000 American viewers rated the BBC their most trusted newsbrand. Fox News was … Continue reading “BBC most trusted TV newsbrand in US with Fox News in second place, new analysis reveals”

The War Over Fuel Economy Is Just Beginning

The fuel economy fight is happening, Toyota is (still) making a lot of money, Buick is in the news, and more. Welcome to The Morning Shift. It’s Friday!Read more…

UN expert claims Donald Trump’s attacks on the media ‘increase risk of journalists being targeted with violence’

UN freedom of speech experts have warned that US president Donald Trump’s speeches attacking journalists could lead to violence. Trump has regularly denounced the media as “fake news” and described journalists as “enemy of the people”. The President condemned the media as “fake, fake disgusting news” at a campaign rally in the state of Pennsylvania … Continue reading “UN expert claims Donald Trump’s attacks on the media ‘increase risk of journalists being targeted with violence'”

The Trump Administration Officially Proposes Freezing Fuel Economy Standards After 2020

There have been rumblings about this for a while now, but on Thursday morning the Environmental Protection Agency made it official with a proposal to freeze fuel economy standards at 2020 levels until 2026. Kind of amazingly, this is in part because th…

Fiat Chrysler Claims It Had No Clue Sergio Marchionne Was Seriously Ill for a Year

Who knew what and when about the health of Fiat Chrysler’s fallen former CEO, tariffs galore, Ford’s troubles and more await you on The Morning Shift for Friday, July 27, 2018.Read more…