We have come to rely on 24-hour news for information and analysis. But cable news networks are increasingly packing airtime with commentators based on their social media followings instead of their expertise. And it shows.
What are we supposed to make of newsrooms instructing their employees not to comment on current events like abortion and domestic terrorism?
During her five-day diplomacy trip to France, the Veep met with global leaders and made inroads with French President Macron. But you'd never know it based on the U.S. media coverage.
CNN pitted front-runners against a too-big cohort of sound-bite-only candidates, not allowing anyone to engage in meaningful debate. And that could have serious ramifications for 2020.