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Michael Calderone

Brooklyn, NY
Senior Media Reporter — Huffington Post

Senior media reporter, @HuffingtonPost; Adjunct faculty, @nyu_journalism; Former @politico, @YahooNews, @observer michael.calderone@huffingtonpost.com

Trump Campaign Manager Bashes Reporters Ahead Of First Debate

huffingtonpost.com — Kellyanne Conway, the campaign manager for Donald Trump, claimed Monday that some embedded network producers following the GOP presidential nominee are overwhelmingly "negative" in their coverage. "Start looking at the Twitter feeds of 'objective' reporters, particularly our embeds," Conway said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "These are not profiles in courage and this is not journalism.

Lester Holt Is About To Take The Biggest Stage Of His Life

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― Lester Holt didn't look like a man worried that as many as 100 million people would soon be watching his every move, parsing his every word for signs of bias. After wrapping up "NBC Nightly News" on Tuesday night, Holt headed west to a rooftop lounge where colleagues were celebrating the 25th anniversary of "Dateline," the weekly newsmagazine he also anchors.

Fox News Gives Donald Trump A Pass On Birther Crusade It Helped Fuel

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― Since Donald Trump finally admitted last week that President Barack Obama was born in the United States, the Republican nominee has done more than two hours of interviews with Fox News and Fox Business hosts.

CNN Chief Jeff Zucker Defends Hiring Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― CNN chief Jeff Zucker defended the hiring of former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski at a Tuesday town hall, telling employees that the network needed to bring in voices supportive of the Republican nominee to balance its commentary ranks, according to network sources.

Donald Trump Suggests 'Freedom Of Expression' Is Hurting Fight Against Terrorism

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― Republican nominee Donald Trump cited "freedom of expression" Monday as a potential roadblock in the fight against terrorism, remarks that set a troubling precedent if he's elected president in November. While speaking about the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, Trump suggested that press freedom is preventing law enforcement from arresting the publishers of bomb-making instructions.

Networks Refuse To Air Donald Trump's Hotel 'Press' Tour After Reporters Barred

huffingtonpost.com — The major television networks refused Friday to use or distribute footage of Donald Trump 's "press" tour of his new Washington, D.C., hotel because the Republican nominee didn't allow reporters to attend. Trump had just finished playing the cable networks, luring them into carrying 20 minutes of praise from veterans before finally admitting that President Barack Obama was born in the United States.

Donald Trump Mocks Reporters After His Campaign Started An Event Without Them

huffingtonpost.com — Donald Trump frustrated his traveling press corps Thursday night by taking the stage in Laconia, New Hampshire, while reporters were still en route to the event. "I have really good news for you. I just heard that the press is stuck on their airplane. They can't get here.

Guardian Scaling Back Award-Winning U.S. News Operation

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― The Guardian is scaling back its U.S. operation through a staff reduction of 30 percent, according to a source with knowledge of the plans. The Guardian, a 195-year-old British newspaper and global news site, has struggled financially as print revenue and circulation collapsed throughout the industry.

Donald Trump’s Dr. Oz Gambit Makes Mockery Of Transparency Norms

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― Reporters hoping to glean details about Donald Trump 's health turned Wednesday to an unlikely source: the audience of "The Dr. Oz Show." Trump, who NBC News dubbed Tuesday as the " least transparent presidential nominee in modern times," continued to defy the norms of presidential campaign disclosure by providing what he said were results of a recent physical during a taped appearance on Mehmet Oz's syndicated talk show.

Donald Trump Calls For No Debate Moderators As Pressure Mounts To Fact-Check Him

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK ― Since NBC's Matt Lauer received widespread criticism for failing to fact-check Donald Trump at Wednesday night's presidential forum, members of the public and press have been urging moderators for the upcoming debates to do better.
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Sep 26, 2016

Lester should point out Trump's audit excuse didn't even come up until eight months into the campaign  http://huff.to/1WqEzH1 

Sep 26, 2016

On CNN, @jeffzeleny says Clinton likely to fact-check Trump on birtherism, less likely on Iraq war.

Sep 26, 2016

Couple Trump supporters meet up in the media filing center. https://t.co/JOlxyg95kq

Sep 26, 2016

Over 1,000 journalists expected tonight. This is main filing center, also an overflow room. https://t.co/72LdYKfnXA

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