Trump’s Attack on Media as ‘Enemy of the People’ Has Historic Echoes

President Donald Trump ramped up his criticism of the news coverage of his administration Friday, again taking to his favorite social media platform. “The FAKE NEWS media,” Trump wrote on Twitter, “is the enemy of the American People!” An initial tweet put only The New York Times, CNN and NBC News on his enemies list. […]

Apple Removes New York Times Apps From Its Store in China – The New York Times

A woman using her phone on a ferry in Xiamen, Fujian Province. Apple removed mobile news apps created by The New York Times from its app store in China late last month. Credit European Pressphoto Agency Apple, complying with what it said was a request from Chinese authorities, removed news apps created by The New […]

China has made obedience to the State a game | The Independent

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U.S. Demands Return of Drone Seized by Chinese Warship – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Friday demanded the return of an underwater drone that was seized by China as an American crew was moving in to retrieve it. The episode threatens to increase tensions in a region already fraught with great-power rivalries. A Chinese warship had been shadowing the Bowditch, a United States naval vessel, […]

How Trump’s Calls to World Leaders Are Upsetting Decades of Diplomacy – The New York Times

President-elect Donald J. Trump has broken with decades of diplomatic practice in freewheeling calls with foreign leaders. close story-meta-footer close story-meta ====================================================== THIS IS A GENERATED TEMPLATE FILE. DO NOT EDIT. ====================================================== this file is generated from src/style.less Dec. 2 Mr. Trump talks to the president of Taiwan, becoming the first U.S. president or president-elect […]

‘The Daily Show’ delivers a masterful takedown of that Fox News Chinatown segment – The Washington Post

The blowback to a Fox News segment this week that was chock full of Asian stereotypes has been loud and swift. Activists, Asian American organizations and journalist associations have called Jesse Watters’s man-on-the-street interviews for “The O’Reilly Factor” racist and demanded explanations. Then, on Thursday night, “The Daily Show” responded with the kind of angry critique of Fox News that was the […]