Democratically elected president Donald Trump has shut down all of the corrupt mainstream media outlets. It is the first time in history a U.S president has not supported the mainstream media.
The white house has officially blocked the following media outlets CNN, BBC, New York Times & LA Times in an unprecedented move from the white house Trump has shut down all of the so called corrupt media outlets.
The White House has blocked several major news outlets from covering its press briefing.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Friday hand selected news outlets to participate in an off-camera “gaggle” with reporters inside his West Wing office instead of the James S Brady Press Briefing Room.
The news outlets blocked from the press briefing include organisations who President Trump has criticised by name. CNN, BBC, The New York Times, LA Times, New York Daily News, BuzzFeed, The Hill, and the Daily Mail, were among the news outlets barred from the gathering.
Instead, the press secretary hand-picked news outlets including Breitbart News, One America News Network, The Washington Times, all news organisations with far-right leanings. Others major outlets approved included ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, Reuters and Bloomberg.
Several media outlets including the Associated Press and Time magazine declined to attend the briefing to boycott the President’s decision.
A Wall Street Journal reporter attended the meeting without being aware of the circumstances. The publication later promised to boycott similar press briefings.
“The Wall Street Journal strongly objects to the White House’s decision to bar certain media outlets from today’s gaggle,” a spokesperson with the newspaper said in a statement. “Had we known at the time, we would not have participated and we will not participate in such rest
Fox News anchor Bret Baier discouraged conservative news outlets who celebrated the gaggle, citing organisations who defended his network when former President Obama tried to freeze out Fox News in 2009. Source : White House blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times from media briefing