Michael Calderone

Michael Calderone


Politico senior media reporter. Previous reporting at HuffPost; taught at NYU, Princeton. mcalderone@politico.com

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Solomon told me on Friday the he stands "by each and every one of the columns that I wrote and that The Hill (both editors and lawyers) carefully vetted."

Nearly half “of Americans believe it’s difficult to know whether the information they encounter is true.”

Stephen Miller "pushed White Nationalist theories" before joining the White House, where he plays key role in immigration policy:

Dean Baquet says Trump's "personal attacks on journalists" put "their lives at risk."

Nunes also praised NYT's Ken Vogel, while otherwise attacking the news media as "puppets of the Democratic Party."

Nunes’ remarks were “not a defense of the president, not a defense of the phone call, but really just an attack on the media,” @jaketapper  says during break in testimony.

@jaketapper  “You see in the competing strategies almost the parallel universe we’re operating in, " said @JohnKingCNN . He notes Democrats focused on call, process, who was key to it, access to Trump, while GOP interested in leaks, disloyalty, outing the whistleblower.

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Media need to do better than "Trump says” or “Trump tweets” or “Trump claims” headline if what he’s offering has no connection to reality.

In the past two weeks, reporters have been arrested, pinned against a wall, and now body slammed -- all for trying to ask a question.

NYT found the president "participated in dubious tax schemes," including "outright fraud," in its year-long investigation. Meet the Press, This Week, Face the Nation, and Fox News Sunday ignored it:

Both still attended the NBC/MSNBC after party:

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CNN’s @jaketapper  says the White House and top House and Senate Republicans have refused to come on his show for the fourth week in a row

"Characterizing people as vermin has historically been a precursor to murder and genocide."

North Carolina is “no longer considered to be a fully functioning democracy.”

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A well-known writer accusing the president of sexual assault didn’t make the front page of several major papers:

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