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The US Press Corps Has to Learn to Stand up to Trump

Journalists are too complicit in the ritual degradations at the president’s press conferences. Why not just walk out?

U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018. Photo: Al Drago — Pool/Getty Images

By Suzanne Moore

What sort of person sits and watches a colleague being bullied and says nothing? Someone in a low-status job fearful of their boss…

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