Pete Vernon

Pete Vernon is a CJR staff writer. Follow him on Twitter @ByPeteVernon.

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Opinion columns generally aren’t subject to the same rigorous vetting that hard news stories receive, but they’re also not supposed to be fact-free propaganda. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Friday, October 12, 2018
If the President Writes It, Should USA Today Publish?
News outlets have long held to the principle that when the president speaks, his words are newsworthy. President Trump, whose frequent lies and misleading claims are a feature of his communications strategy, has challenged that maxim during the 2016 campaign and since taking office. Instant fact...
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