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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Finally, Knight and Gallup found that while many Americans "blame the media for political divisions," 8 in 10 "believe the media can bring people together, and heal the nation's political divides." Check out the full report! (9/9)

"You cannot just ignore B.S. You have to shovel it." @brikeilarcnn  pushing back on the assertion that fact-checking Trump et al just "gives life to the lies"

"A new ad from President Donald Trump's campaign deceptively alters a photo of former Vice President Joe Biden campaigning outdoors in Iowa to make it seem as if Biden is 'hiding' in his Delaware basement."

This week's NYT (combined print and e-book) best sellers list: Mary Trump remains at No. 1, "White Fragility" back at No. 2, "On Tyranny" at No. 3, and "How to Be an Antiracist" at No. 4

@PeterHamby  there are countless agenda-driven websites and never-ending campaigns to discredit the attempting-to-be-balanced media, so i didn't find the polling on bias to be particularly surprising. the % increase since 2017 was lower than i would have expected.

From the Factually newsletter: "Among the confusion and the politicization of health guidance in the COVID-19 pandemic, hypocrisy is being used as a tool to provoke emotions and question the credibility of authority figures responding to the crisis."

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A NY judge has lifted the restraining order that barred Mary Trump from speaking publicly about her new book, per her attorney @BoutrousTed . He says the First Amendment "forbids prior restraints because they are intolerable infringements on the right to participate in democracy."

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 )

It happened! tried to avoid 's follow-up questions by calling on The Hill's . But Fabian deferred to Jackson, so she could follow up. So many viewers have wanted to see this happen... unity... and today it did.

Over at @TheOnion , they just publish this story over and over

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New, alarming reporting by CNN's @carlbernstein : Trump's handling of highly classified calls with foreign heads of state helped convince some senior US officials "that the President himself posed a danger to the national security of the United States."

CNN statement responding to the president: "We will keep doing our jobs. He should start doing his."

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Anderson: "There's a good chance the president is watching this interview or will watch this interview. What is your message to the president?" @mPinoe  paused, thought about it, then looked straight into the camera and said this.

Here's the full video of @CNN 's crew being detained and arrested by the Minnesota State Patrol, live on @NewDay .

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