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Daytona 500 postponed until Monday because of bad weather

President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR fans to the start of this year's Daytona 500 with remarks and a lap around the Florida race track in his presidential limousine.The Daytona 500 was postponed until Monday because of rainy weather at the…

Doctor: Only 20,000 journalists left at daily newspapers

Brian Stelter discusses the McClatchy bankruptcy and the intensifying crisis in local news with Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie K. Brown and media analyst Ken Doctor. There are only 20,000 journalists are left in daily newspapers, "down 60% in 25…

Hillary Clinton is not going to be Bloomberg's vice president

"I think it's the job of the independent press to make sure that Bloomberg's record and messages are being scrutinized... especially when you have someone basically paying their way into the conversation," Irin Carmon says. Joan Walsh says "he's hiding…

Bloomberg's campaign is attracting media scrutiny

"I think it's the job of the independent press to make sure that Bloomberg's record and messages are being scrutinized... especially when you have someone basically paying their way into the conversation," Irin Carmon says. Joan Walsh says "he's hiding…

Which Democrats are winning the TV primary?

Irin Carmon, Philip Bump and Joan Walsh discuss the media narratives coming out of the New Hampshire primary and the TV-centric strategies employed by some of the candidates. Carmon discusses "Klob-mentum," Walsh addresses Elizabeth Warren's complaint about media coverage, and…

Michael Avenatti and the news media's credulity

Did networks like CNN and MSNBC take Michael Avenatti too seriously? Now that Avenatti has been convicted of attempted extortion, Brian Stelter engages in some self-reflection with Asawin Suebsaeng and Lachlan Markay.

'Swamp' authors offer 'worm's-eye view' of Trumpworld

Asawin Suebsaeng and Lachlan Markay, co-authors of the new book "Sinking in the Swamp," tell Brian Stelter about covering Trump's inner circle "from the ground up." Suebsaeng argues that "whether it's Obama, Bush, Clinton or Trump," it's important "to not…

Trump's former chief of staff critiques Fox News

John Kelly says "the media has taken sides," so "if you only watch Fox News because it's reinforcing what you believe, you are not an informed citizen." Philip Bump says Kelly is right: "Fox News, for economic reasons and political…

Journalism's role in sustaining democracy

"In many countries the end of democracy often begins with someone who mocks it, who makes fun of the institutions, who doesn't treat his opposition as a legitimate opposition but rather as traitors," Anne Applebaum says. What should the press…

Stelter defines 'creeping authoritarianism' in Trump's America

Brian Stelter defines "creeping authoritarianism" and "democratic backsliding" and examines how the terms relate to President Trump's America. He says the rise of autocracy is a "worldwide story" that "takes more than 90 seconds to explain" and challenges journalists to…

What in the World: President Trump's Travel Ban 2.0

President Trump says he wants high-skilled, well-educated immigrants who can give back to the U.S. However, he just expanded his travel ban to six more countries including one where some of the most educated immigrants in America come from.

On GPS: America reacts to Coronavirus

Anna Fifield, Beijing Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, Rana Foroohar, CNN Global Economic Analyst and Dr. Colleen Kraft, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Emory University Hospital discuss how the U.S. could handle an outbreak like the Coronavirus. Dr. Kraft…

On GPS: Coronavirus Outbreak a "Big Test" for China

Anna Fifield, Beijing Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, Rana Foroohar, CNN Global Economic Analyst and Dr. Colleen Kraft, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer at Emory University Hospital discuss the impact the Coronavirus is having on China. Fifield tells Fareed…