Category: David Zurawik

From The Baltimore Sun:

If I were more religious, I would be convinced that God sent Donald Trump to test the press.

And so far, the press has mostly failed — with another “F” coming this past week as the president-elect again flexed his Twitter muscles. This time, he introduced the new normal for how information will flow from his presidency through the media ecosystem, with him in control.

Trump ran circles around the news media and reinvented presidential campaigning through the use of social media on his way to victory Nov. 8.

So why would anyone who has been paying attention to politics and media for the past 18 months be surprised or confused by seeing him now running circles around the press and reinventing the way a president-elect speaks to citizens through the use of Twitter and other social media?

Read the rest of David’s post here.

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