Author: Jacob Weinberger

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ABC Overlooks Russian Hacking as Tillerson Visits Moscow

The nightly news seemingly covers the Trump campaign’s ties to the Kremlin every broadcast, but when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Moscow on April 12, ABC World News Tonight failed to mention the Russian connection. Tillerson met with his counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, and President Vladimir Putin...

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Susan Rice Story Diverts From Trump Team’s Ties to Russia

The Trump campaign’s possible ties to the Russian government have dominated headlines for months. April 4 was no different, as two new developments emerged related to the Trump/Russia connection. One drastically overshadowed the other in the nightly news. First, Buzzfeed News reported that Russian spies had...

Jared Kushner’s Russian Ties Don’t Make the Cut for ABC, NBC

When it came to recent news coverage of the Trump Administration’s ties to Russia, one nightly news network stood out. On March 27 the White House announced that Jared Kushner would testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Only the CBS Evening News covered in-depth breaking news of Kushner’s...

NBC Questions Voters but Tells Us Nothing

On February 17, NBC Nightly News was back in Kenosha, Wisconsin—for the second time since the inauguration—to find out what voters are thinking about President Trump’s first 30 days in office. Kenosha County was evenly split in the 2016 presidential election, with less than 300 votes...