The conduct of a handful of so-called reporters during President Trump’s news conference was disgraceful beyond measure. This is not journalism, this is narcissism.
Naturally, the boorish Jim Acosta of CNN was the instigator. As is his habit, Acosta doesn’t ask questions — he makes accusations and argues. Almost daily, he does it with the press secretary; Wednesday, he did it with the president.
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But I thought the oldest rule in journalism was “to cover the story and not to be the story.”
Things have changed since I was a kid. And to think I even applied for Journalism School in my youth.
Hat Tip Sal F.