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    Backlash over Trump supporter focus groups

    Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden and political analyst Jeff Greenfield discuss why some on the left hate focus groups and features about Trump supporters. Tanden says she'd like to see more features about Trump opponents to balance out the coverage.
  • President Donald Trump walks to the podium to address participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Will Trump skip traditional Super Bowl interview?

    So far the president has not committed to a Super Bowl Sunday sit-down interview. But he likes to be "unpredictable," Olivia Nuzzi points out. April Ryan and John Gizzi also discuss Trump's accessibility to the press corps.
  • Activists participate in a demonstration for women's rights on January 21, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The 2018 Women's March is a planned rally and follow-up to the 2017 Women's March on Washington.

    Split-screen weekend: protests and shutdown

    What's the bigger story? Political analyst Jeff Greenfield, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley and Time correspondent Charlotte Alter discuss the government shutdown and wave of women's marches that marked Trump's first anniversary in office.
  • President Donald Trump walks to the podium to address participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Trump's impact: 'Shorter attention spans!'

    How has Trump changed news coverage? And has news coverage changed Trump at all? On the first anniversary of Trump's inauguration, Douglas Brinkley and Olivia Nuzzi discuss his relationship with the media and reasons why the Stormy Daniels story hasn't received more attention.
  • WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers reporters' questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his ex-business partner Rick Gates turned themselves in to federal authorities Monday in relation to the special counsel's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election.

    April Ryan says the press is 'under attack'

    April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks and John Gizzi of Newsmax disagree about the state of relations between the press and President Trump. Ryan describes receiving death threats and says "there has been a war on the press by the White House."
  • April Ryan: I've received death threats

    American Urban Radio Network Washington Bureau Chief and CNN political analyst April Ryan tells CNN's Brian Stelter that she, along with other reporters, has received death threats for her coverage of the White House.
  •  U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while flanked by HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson (L) and Isaac Newton Farris, Jr., before signing a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. day, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on January 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Monday January 16 is a federal holiday to honor Dr. King and his legacy.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Why journalists are asking 'Is Trump racist?'

    Van Jones and David Zurawik join Brian Stelter to discuss the fallout from President Trump's "shithole countries" comment. Was it a turning point in how newsrooms report on racist language?
  • The White House disputes WSJ's quote

    Sarah Sanders is calling the Wall Street Journal "fake news." Both sides have released audio tapes. Brian Stelter says there might be more behind this fight over a word.
  • Does Trump really want tougher libel laws?

    As President Trump and Michael Wolff trade insults on Twitter, Norman Pearlstine and Steven Brill tell Brian Stelter that Trump might want to think twice about changing libel laws.
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09:  U.S. President Donald Trump (C) presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democrat members of Congress, including (L-R) Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL), House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in the Cabinet Room at the White House January 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. In addition to seeking bipartisan solutions to immigration reform, Trump advocated for the reintroduction of earmarks as a way to break the legislative stalemate in Congress.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Optics of Trump's 'stable genius' tour

    From a 55-minute immigration discussion to a lengthy interview with the Wall Street Journal, President Trump sought to convey leadership and stability. Did it work? Lynn Sweet and David Zurawik discuss.
  • Oprah Winfrey watches as men from Moorehouse College sing during a star-studded double-taping of "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular," Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in Chicago. "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is ending its run May 25, after 25 years, and millions of her fans around the globe are waiting to see how she will close out a show that spawned a media empire. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Oprah 2020: Serious chance or media hype?

    Oprah Winfrey is thinking about running for president. Are journalists approaching the story correctly? Lynn Sweet and David Zurawik react to Winfrey's Golden Globes speech and the notion of a 2020 campaign.
  • Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo (C) talks to the media as he leaves after a court appearance in Yangon on January 10, 2018.
Myanmar police formally filed charges on January 10 against two Reuters reporters accused of breaching the Official Secrets Act, a judge said, an offence that carries up to 14 years in prison. / AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THU        (Photo credit should read YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images)

    Reuters reporters facing prison in Myanmar

    Two Reuters journalists could face 14 years in prison if found guilty of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act. Reuters editor Steve Adler speaks with Brian Stelter about the case.

 

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    Brian Stelter is the host of "Reliable Sources" and the senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide.