The Gist

Did the Media Create Trump?

Or were they just manipulated by him? NPR’s David Folkenflik debates our host.

Donald Trump takes questions.

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Happy National Limerick Day! (We’re sorry.) On The Gist, NPR’s David Folkenflik joins us to explain why he thinks the media failed the general public this year. He’s the author of Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires. For the Spiel, will Donald Trump be able to get the GOP’s buy-in?

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