#trump humiliated top journalists from #cnn, NBC and others during a private meeting with the press, which gathered the top American news networks in NYC yesterday (11/21), the real estate mogul and new president-elect proceeded to call journalists and tv anchors liars to their faces, repeatedly saying "We’re in a room full of liars, the deceitful dishonest media who got it all wrong"
30 to 40 journalists and media moguls attended the meeting
The atmosphere during the meeting was said to be very tense and an awkward mood soon spread throughout the room, which was filled with media representatives and their bosses.
Trump, known to be provocative during his campaigns and a target of ridicule by the news corporations, has maintained his distance from the press after been elected. The meeting was organized by Trump's press advisors and the networks to work towards an agreement, in order to provide press access to the journalists during his coming presidency. But, they did not leave before hearing some ponderous criticism by the president elect. Also, present at the meeting were: Martha Raddatz, Gayle King, George Stephanopoulos and Wolf Blitzer.
CNN was the most criticized media outlet by Donald Trump
He blamed the networks and journalists for the way he was negatively portrayed, telling the president of CNN, Jeff Zucker "I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed".Today, he also met with New York Times and continued the complaints saying he had great respect for the paper but, was often reported "inaccurately" and received a "rough" treatment by the paper previously.
He also showed interest on repairing his relationship with the times, citing his work as president “I think it would make the job I am doing much easier”.
The networks are battling websites they describe as "fake news"
Major American news networks have started a battle against websites they describe as the sources of "fake news". The decision came in the wake of Hillary Clinton's election defeat. The big majority of networks, apart from FOX News, were very supportive of Hillary and were shocked with the results. A list of those "fake news" websites, which showed unfavorable views of the democratic party and specifically Hillary Clinton during the elections, has been released to the public. #World