We aren’t blacklisted by the Trump campaign anymore. They even returned my email to confirm it— Sam Stein (@samstein) September 7, 2016
• Bashing outlet after outlet after outlet in his speeches, often using descriptors like “disgusting” and even calling one reporter a “sleaze” on national television;• Singling out camera operators at his rallies for failing to pan the crowd. “Look at the guy in the middle. Why aren’t you turning the camera? Terrible. So terrible. Look at him, he doesn’t turn the camera. He doesn’t turn the camera,” said Trump• Promising to “open up” the country’s libel laws so as to make it easier to sue media organizations;•
Denying press credentials to various news organizations based on unfavorable coverage. They include the The Post, Politico, the Daily Beast, Univision, Fusion, the Des Moines Register and the Huffington Post;• Suing a former campaign aide for violating a confidentiality agreement by speaking with the media;• Hassling reporters for not staying in their designated pen at rallies;• Boycotting a Fox News debate over vague concerns about one of its hosts;• Hyping a bogus National Enquirer story that spun conspiracy theories about the father of Ted Cruz;• Failing to condemn the anti-Semitic backlash against a reporter who’d written about Trump’s wife, Melania Trump.
Wonder if Trump will stop egging his supporters on to scream at the press at his rallies now— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) September 7, 2016