Reuters to reporters: treat Trump administration like other totalitarian regimes

Posted by | February 1, 2017 20:15 | Filed under: Media/Show Business

From our friends at Freakout Nation:

Reuters Orders Reporters To Treat Trump Administration Like Other Totalitarian Regimes

After sly threats and arbitrary access policies for journalists covering the White House, Reuters News has told its cadre of reporters to treat the new U.S. president like any other nation where censorship, even physical threats, are used by governing officials to intimidate a free press. In a directive issued Tuesday afternoon, Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler wrote…


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8 responses to Reuters to reporters: treat Trump administration like other totalitarian regimes

  1. mea_mark February 1st, 2017 at 20:31

    Reality is starting to sink in.

  2. amersham1046 February 1st, 2017 at 20:59

    Reuters is heard and respected international,

  3. nola878 February 1st, 2017 at 21:08

    This is humiliating. But deserved.

  4. robert February 1st, 2017 at 21:21

    Only his auditors know for sure what a scumbag trump is

    • fahvel February 2nd, 2017 at 03:10

      fiddlesticks – every one here knows what kind of scum bag he is – used, flabby, and filled with nothing but old tiny droplets of his imagination.

      • robert February 2nd, 2017 at 10:44

        He didn’t get elected at a bingo hall There are plenty out here who have been sleeping longer then rip van-winkle

  5. oldfart February 2nd, 2017 at 10:09

    “Most recently, Trump called out The New York Times on Twitter, and reinforced the message of his alt-right adviser, Breitbart head Steve Bannon, calling the press “the opposition party.”

    More like, excluding all competition for breitbart…
    It’s time for a national and/or an international progressive network…
    and a few billionaires to help bring it into the 21st century.
    Who are willing to put truth and facts before profits.

  6. Gary Parillo February 3rd, 2017 at 00:22

    Article says,;”It’s even more concerning that Adler finds it so easy to publicly compare the Trump administration with backwater totalitarian regimes.”Well,duh.If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck,it probably is a duck.This administration,if it can even be called that,is defining itself,every day and in every way.

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