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Donald Trump's meltdown, the debate over debates and Walmart moms face tough choice

August 12, 2016
Inside TIME Magazine's Trump cover story and why some independent voters think 2016 choice is "lesser of two evils."
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Gwen Ifill wins the 2016 John Chancellor Award

August 12, 2016
| Columbia Journalism School
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism announced Wednesday that Gwen Ifill is the recipient of the 2016 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. The John Chancellor Award is presented each year to a journalist for his or her cumulative accomplishments.
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Stop Blaming the Media for Trump

June 16, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
On Wednesday, the Washington Post's media columnist, Margaret Sullivan, declared that Donald Trump "has benefited from oodles...of free exposure in the media." Another Post columnist, Dana Milbank, proposed that the media impose a Trump blackout in retaliation for the candidate's attacks on the press. A political scientist's report, published this week by Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, asserted, "Trump is arguably the first bona fide media-created presidential nominee.... Journalists fueled his launch."
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Obama calls Prince, who performed a secret White House show, a 'creative icon'

April 22, 2016
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama praised Prince as a “creative icon” on Thursday, marking the death of the legendary pop singer who just last summer rocked the White House in a secret show for Obama and his wife, two of his biggest fans.
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