On Saturday, President Donald Trump took yet another swipe at CNN, specifically CNN International.
.@FoxNews is MUCH more important in the United States than CNN, but outside of the U.S., CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news, and they represent our Nation to the WORLD very poorly. The outside world does not see the truth from them!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 25, 2017
It wasn’t long before CNN responded via Twitter.
It's not CNN's job to represent the U.S to the world. That's yours. Our job is to report the news. #FactsFirst ?
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) November 25, 2017
CNN keeps throwing around its new “Fact First” slogan, but in this case, saving face seems to be coming first. On Monday afternoon, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer hosted a segment on the dangers that the network’s war correspondents face in gathering the news.
— CNN (@CNN) November 27, 2017
Something tells us, though, that the “fake news” label arose not from the network’s international coverage from war zones, but more from biased pundits and things like #KoiGate, in which CNN attempted to fashion an international incident out of President Trump feeding fish with Japan’s Shinzo Abe.
Looks like Trump touched a nerve (again).
Indeed, @CNN and @CNNi do excellent reporting. But this video – a booming response to President Trump's insults – I'm not sure how I feel about this.
Take a look & tell me what you think. How should journalists push back against the president… or, should they push back at all? https://t.co/sL9aKYv2bM
— Joshua Johnson (@jejohnson322) November 27, 2017
Its just the anchors that are #FakeNewsCNN
— RON H (@1hungoverGUY) November 27, 2017
The attack is on how domestic news is covered as it pertains to this current Administration.
— Steven Adam (@StevenA54) November 27, 2017
This is like when your grandpa says you have to believe everything he says bc he helped defeat the Nazis in ww2. We appreciate your work but that doesn't give you lifelong immunity. https://t.co/roDvpsXmFg
— Working…On…Up… (@WorkingOnUp) November 27, 2017
Risking life and dispensing propaganda are not mutually exclusive. https://t.co/5aP4h3bU3m
— Fresh (@FreshAiracle) November 27, 2017
Really? I have two words that prove the false narratives by CNN, Koi pond. ?
— ?C.S. Walker? وثني (@Ex_NSA_SpookMan) November 27, 2017
Yes, @CNN has gone deep into the dark recesses of Mar-A-Lago to uncover the dangerous news of the types of shoes Melania will wear next!
— Mark (@yourbooyahfan) November 27, 2017
Wait…I thought this was an apple.
— Elwin Silverstein (@ehs22000) November 27, 2017
? @CNN trying to make itself relevant. Priceless.
— Lisa (@myhappylife2020) November 27, 2017
CNN really needs to investigate why it’s even having to run its new “Facts First” campaign. Clue No. 1: The problem started before Trump.
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