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Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live coronavirus briefings

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Over 100,000 people have called on news organizations to stop airing un-edited live press briefings from the president about the novel coronavirus.
The petition alleges that the president is using the press conferences as an opportunity to hold a "live daily rally."
The Trump conferences have been a mixed bag, containing both messaging from health officials and the president lashing out at opponents and journalists.
"Instead of enabling this behavior, major news media outlets need to stop airing these press briefings live, unedited on television," the petition reads.
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Coronavirus: News anchors call for Trump taskforce 'propaganda sessions' to not air live, as 100,000 sign petition

Coronavirus: News anchors call for Trump taskforce 'propaganda sessions' to not air live, as 100,000 sign petition

3 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

The petition calls the news briefings thinly disguised campaign rallies and says that networks can continue to share the valuable, accurate parts, but there is no need for live coverage
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