US media take the Trump hook

US media take the Trump hook

US media take the Trump hook

Jon Lee Anderson, left
POLITICAL POWER, in the Trump era, sets and manipulates the media agenda, most of the time said  US journalist Jon Lee Anderson on Thursday, April 21. He was speaking  on “Real journalism in The Trump Era”  at the University of Panama where he was presented  with the Gabriel García Márquez Award from the Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism “They condition the public on a topic and  accommodate the media agenda,” he said. He was referring to the United States and the administration of Donald Trump, but the arguments could easily be extrapolated to different parts of the region. “The leaders impose the agenda and almost always we continue as hamsters. We rarely get off the wheel,” he said. He cited Ronald Reagan as an example when he warned that what happened in El Salvador in the 1980s would have serious consequences in the United States and in the world, and as a result justified indirect intervention. Political support would be the most appropriate term. Anderson explained that Trump writes in his social networks on an issue and the media, like innocent fish, bite the hook and make it . “Trump has not killed anyone yet, but his words kill”. said  Anderson. “He has dedicated himself to destroying the public space,” said the reporter, who has covered armed conflicts in all continents and …

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