Make Political Reporting Great Again!


The Columbia Journalism Review is one of many organizations examining the coverage of the 2016 election season. It offers an important recommendation for journalists.

Reporters’ eagerness first to ridicule Trump and his supporters, then dismiss them, and finally to actively lobby and argue for their defeat have led us to a moment when the entire journalistic enterprise needs to be rethought and rebuilt. In terms of bellwether moments, this is our anti-Watergate.

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