The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2017
Anyone who’s worked around me knows I’m not a political person. I don’t get involved in debate. I don’t take sides. I strive to present facts.
To be fair, I understand why President Trump would be upset with some mainstream media outlets. However, I have concerns with POTUS labeling these traditionally trusted news sources as “the enemy of the American People.” There will be a trickle-down effect and that will impact smaller, local newsrooms across the country. We’ve already seen it with “fake news” stories.
These local newsrooms are full of great human beings. These newsrooms aren’t out to “get” the President. They’re not trying to push an agenda.
The mission of these newsrooms is to create an informed public and make the communities they serve better. And that’s exactly what they do — in and out of the office…
This little 2-year-old stole my ❤on a story last year. Went to visit him today at @archildrens ! Get well soon Gibby! pic.twitter.com/4OUUkj862m
— Isabella Moller (@imollertv) February 17, 2017
ICYMI: LR Boy Finds Mentor in KARK Reporter https://t.co/Rzeau1ArAT #ARNews @kark4news #ARDeclareVictory pic.twitter.com/DWm5sA5ByI
— KARK 4 News (@KARK4News) February 18, 2017
SQUAD GOALS!! Meet these beautiful ladies tonight in Malvern. Happy to announce they are new @kark4news viewers !!! pic.twitter.com/xPQyxSKJw0
— D.J. Williams (@dj45williams) February 19, 2017
When @kkelly16 sees a camera 📸@FOX16News enjoyed being part of Stop The Violence 5k in Little Rock! #ARDeclareVictory ✋🏼 pic.twitter.com/EiJpFDwatq
— FOX16 News (@FOX16News) February 18, 2017
Pumped and ready for #ARHeartWalk April 29th. Kick-off campaign 2day. Raising $$ 4 our hearts and minds. #give4theheart @FOX16News pic.twitter.com/gE8fyctSx3
— Donna Terrell (@donnaterrell_tv) February 15, 2017