Brian Stelter

Brian Stelter


CNN's host of @ReliableSources and senior media correspondent. Formerly @nytimes, @tvnewser and Top of the Morning. Email: bstelter@gmail.com

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"While I'm somewhat stunned by this news, doctors tell me I'm lucky as well," Cavuto says. "Had I not been vaccinated, and with all my medical issues, this would be a far more dire situation. It's not, because I did and I'm surviving this because I did."

Top of the morning! I'm about to join @brikeilarcnn  at the @NewDay  desk 📺

Ted Turner's dedication of CNN on the wall in the DC newsroom 🙌🏼

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"It's time to set firm dates for ending masking in schools," Joseph G. Allen writes. He shares a remarkable stat: "In highly vaccinated New England, the hospitalization rate right now for kids under 17 is about 7 per 10 million. That is not a typo."

65 million. Striking to hear it as a #, not a %. "We still have, unfortunately, around 65 million Americans who are not vaccinated, even though we have 190 million who are fully vaccinated," @Surgeon_General  says on @NewDay 

NAACP head Derrick Johnson will meet with AT&T execs today "after skewering the telecom giant over the role it played in the founding of right-wing channel OAN," @oliverdarcy  reports in @ReliableSources :

Bruce Alpert filed a Freedom of Information Act request in 2009 when his Times-Picayune editors wanted documents pertaining to former Rep. William Jefferson's corruption case. Alpert finally received the docs last week – 12 years later – 6 years after he left daily journalism...

"Democratic donors have long overlooked efforts to fund the media, but with so much of our politics playing out on that battlefield, they can no longer afford to," @davidbrockdc  writes

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This is President Trump on tape, on February 7, saying that the coronavirus is "more deadly than your – you know, your, even your strenuous flus." But he minimized the threat in public. On February 26, he told the public "I think that’s a problem that’s going to go away."

Fox's Jennifer Griffin: "My sources are not anonymous to me and I doubt they are anonymous [to] the president."

This just in: @simonschuster  "has decided to cancel publication of Senator Josh Hawley’s forthcoming book, THE TYRANNY OF BIG TECH."

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Angela Merkel yesterday: "As we are experiencing first-hand, you cannot fight the pandemic with lies and disinformation any more than you can fight it with hatred or incitement to hatred... The limits of populism and denial of basic truth are being laid bare." (via @dw_europe )

Breaking: @JoeBiden 's town hall on ABC averaged 13.9 million viewers. @realDonaldTrump 's town hall across NBC, MSNBC and CNBC had a combined 13.0 million viewers. Biden won the head-to-head ratings race. Here's my full story:

CNN producer Carolyn Sung was wrongfully arrested by Minnesota state troopers on Tuesday night. This letter from a group of media outlets describes how she was mistreated and held for more than two hours

Things I never thought I'd see, volume 1,303: Protests outside of the Postmaster General's home this morning

"Just keep repeating the facts. Stop giving equal times to lies." @Kasparov63  argues that an "outdated sense of fairness is killing our democracy."

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