The White House has been working with major news outlets “behind the scenes” to “reshape coverage” of the economic crisis, according to CNN.
The government “informed major news outlets over the past week” while “discussing with the newsrooms on trends related to job creation, economic growth, supply chains, etc.” CNN reported, citing an anonymous source.
The administration has argued that “the country’s economy is in much better shape than it was last year.” CNN reported that the conversations were “productive, with anchors and reporters and producers able to speak to officials.”
“The findings… confirm my fears: My colleagues in the media are serving as an accessory to the destruction of democracy,” Milbank wrote. “After a honeymoon with slightly positive coverage in the first three months of the year, Biden’s journalism over the past four months has been as bad as – and for a time worse – the coverage Trump received in the same four months. year 2020.”
“Certainly, Biden has struggled, with the delta variation, Afghanistan and inflation,” continued Milbank. “But the economy is recovering impressively, he’s signed big bills, and he’s restored some measure of decency and calm and respect for democratic institutions. .”
Recently CBS News/YouGov . poll found that three in 10 Americans think the country is doing “somewhat well” under Biden. Biden gets higher Rating disapproval when polled on the economy, immigration, race relations and inflationary.
News of Biden’s first 100 days in office “more modestly negative than positive” follow to a Pew Research Center study.
https://smartzune.com/report-major-media-outlets-meet-in-secret-with-biden-white-house-goal-was-to-craft-more-favorable-coverage-of-presidents-economic-policies-amid-decades-high-inflation/ Report: Major Media ‘Meet in Secret’ with Biden White House; The goal is to create more favorable coverage of the President’s economic policies amid decades of high inflation.