This week on Media Watch Paul Barry asked : “Can the media trump Donald Trump?
Did the media make him and can they now break him? He’s challenged journalism and now the media is fighting back.”
Media Watch’s Paul Barry
It certainly looks like the media is going to give it its best shot:
Today in The Age:
Yahoo News: With just a little over a month until election day, Donald Trump has racked up zero major newspaper endorsements, a first for any major party nominee in American history.
While newspaper endorsements don’t necessarily change voters’ minds, this year’s barrage of anti-Trump endorsements could actually move the needle come November, experts say.
A report on his taxes by The New York Times, based on a leak of three vital pages from his 1995 tax filings,
Earlier in the election cycle, Mr Trump publicly attacked Kelly’s integrity after she asked him a series of pointed questions in a primary debate, saying she was “off her game” and “overrated” and insinuating she was menstruating.
And that’s just today.
Right-wing newspapers are shifting support to Clinton.
The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s editorial board broke from a nearly century-long tradition of backing Republicans to support Hillary Clinton,
The Dallas Morning News, which has endorsed every Republican nominee since 1940, was so appalled by the idea of a President Trump that it introduced its Clinton endorsement with this caveat: “We don’t come to this decision easily.