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  • ABC News learns painful lesson: Trump's a TV ratings flop

    Anyone surprised that ABC News' Sunday night hour-long prime-time special featuring Donald Trump was something of a ratings debacle has been badly misled by the Beltway press, which for years has been pushing a GOP-friendly myth that the president translates into huge ratings, and that Americans can't get enough of his antics. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth, as ABC's President Trump: 30 Hours confirmed over the weekend. The interview special came in third place among the...

    Daily Kos
  • Latest Fox News poll has bad news for President Trump, good news for Democrats

    Although early polling for the 2016 presidential contest proved futile, another early 2020 election poll has bad news for President Donald Trump. The Fox News survey, released Sunday, revealed that Trump stands at a 10-point deficit behind former Vice President Joe Biden, the clear frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. Among the 1,001 registered voters who responded for the poll, 49 percent said they support Biden while just 39 percent said they support Trump. ...

  • Kellyanne Conway blasts Democrats for "picking lawyers from TV," ignores Trump's history of recruiting from cable news

    Several members of President Donald Trump's staff came straight from stints on cable news.

  • Nearly all TV news networks failed to cover the Trump-Pence administration’s recent attacks on the LGBTQ community

    Melissa Joskow / Media Matters In the span of three days, new reports revealed several proposed or potential rules coming from the Trump-Pence administration that would allow discrimination against LGBTQ people -- particularly trans folks -- in housing, health care, and adoption and foster care. But in the week that followed, from May 22 to May 31, nearly all cable and broadcast TV news channels failed to cover these attacks on the LGBTQ community. Broadcast networks ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC, as...

    Media Matters for America