Don't worry guys, journalism is gonna be juuuuuuust fine https://t.co/A9uNm2tsf1
— Tim Paluch (@TimPaluch) May 12, 2016
Donald Trump departed DC following his meeting with Paul Ryan today, and Wolf Blitzer kept his viewers on top of the latest breaking events:
"There's Donald Trump's plane at Reagan National Airport and we'll continue to monitor the takeoff of that plane." — Wolf Blitzer just now
— Jon Ward (@jonward11) May 12, 2016
Well that’s a load off!
Seriously, @CNN? A live shot of Trump's plane? pic.twitter.com/Txph1kZVD5
— Glenn Kessler (@GlennKesslerWP) May 12, 2016
Peak 2016: live picture-in-picture shot of Trump's plane in @cnn's post-meeting coverage pic.twitter.com/dhdWi9NFAC
— Michelle Ye Hee Lee (@myhlee) May 12, 2016
This. Is CNN.
@jonward11 @JeffreyGoldberg Seriously, has a plane taking off been news since the Wright brothers?…
— 253 Days Left! (@dap260) May 12, 2016
Serious Q: What is the news value of showing the Trump plane about to take off? What information is imparted?
— daveweigel (@daveweigel) May 12, 2016
@jonward11 @AndrewStilesUSA thanks for blowing that "we don't cover the planes that land on time" defense our profession always uses, Wolf
— Victor Morton (@vjmfilms) May 12, 2016
Truly riveting. https://t.co/flFaeTpbAf
— Cody Keith (@TheIndyKid) May 12, 2016
Journalism in 2016 https://t.co/hmZk1tHkmQ
— Phillip Arnzen (@PhillipArnzen) May 12, 2016
They just want to make sure we don't lose another plane here, guys. https://t.co/eMbtMzt4xy
— Greg Brooks (@GregBrooksOH) May 12, 2016
CNN showing Trump's plane taxiing on the runway all morning, reading his tweets as they happen. "CNN: We dont forget the balls".
— Chief (@saychieeef) May 12, 2016
And who says Trump gets too much media coverage https://t.co/nsUMU1uK91
— Josh Goldman (@JoshGoldmanPHL) May 12, 2016
You'd think that Trump is going to name his plane as his running mate based on CNN's breathless coverage of its status.
— Tom Erickson (@TJErickson) May 12, 2016
@jonward11 he's now literally become the plane.
— Andrew DeLaney (@andyndelaney) May 12, 2016
$2B+ in earned media, people. $2B+. https://t.co/KII7xi42Ah
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) May 12, 2016
What is wrong with news media?! This feels like they are covering the Kardashians. https://t.co/buQubT4hpk
— Lexa (@BeautyofDamon) May 12, 2016
So it is a “reality show”?
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