Put all these indicators together, and you start to wonder whether Donald Trump’s unlikely victory has sounded the death knell for the influence and authority of what he and his supporters scathingly call the “mainstream media”. Did the “MSM”, in particular cable TV which broadcast his every cough and spittle with almost obsessive dedication, help put him in the White House? Conversely, did the press go too far in abandoning its traditional even-handedness and unrestrainedly attacking Trump, as rightwing pundits are now suggesting? Looking forward, what will be the role of the established media as we head into the chilly waters of a choppy new era? … [Read more...] about Trump v the media: did his tactics mortally wound the fourth estate?
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He travelled with eight others from charity Al-Fathiha Global, who intended to deliver vital equipment, including NHS ambulances packed with baby milk, nappies, food and defibrillators, but was kidnapped by ISIS extremists on Boxing Day, shortly after making the 4,000-mile journey to the town of Al-Dana. … [Read more...] about Mother of ISIS ‘Beatle’ launches new High Court challenge over Priti Patel’s decision to share evidence with the US as court hears prosecutors will decide ‘imminently’ if he will face trial in UK
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