CNN: Everything but the News

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta at the White House in 2018 (Carlos Barria/Reuters )
Trump derangement, all the time: lies, smears, threats, and profanity. Viewers are noticing — and leaving.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE F or a while, we thought MSNBC had temporarily usurped CNN as the font of fake news — although both networks had tied for the most negative coverage (93 percent of all their news reports) of President Trump’s first 100 days in office.

A cynic would argue that CNN had deliberately given Trump undue coverage during the Republican primary on the theory that he would be the weakest Republican in the general election and would therefore be the weakest challenger to Hillary Clinton. CNN president Jeffrey Zucker at one point had bragged that in the primaries, Trump made CNN money. Only later,

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