Chuck Todd Blasts ‘Nearly 50-Year Campaign To Delegitimize The Press’

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September 4, 2018 10:57 am
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Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” wrote in The Atlantic Monday that conservative media figures, namely Roger Ailes, were responsible for cultivating a strategic distrust of the media as part of “a nearly 50-year campaign of vilification” and personally profiting “by exploiting the fears of older white people.” 

“I’m not advocating for a more activist press in the political sense, but for a more aggressive one,” Todd wrote, urging fellow journalists to “not [allow] ourselves to be spun” as “biased.” 

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