One more way, among countless other, that Donald Trump is part of the problem”:

[There is] a growing newsroom assumption that greater diversity should actually lead to a more singular perspective on the news, a journalism of truth” rather than objectivity,” in which issues that involve black — or gay or female or transgender or immigrant — interests are covered less as complex debates and more as stories of good versus evil. (Obviously, having Donald Trump as president, with his birtherism, bluster and Twitter-feed authoritarianism, has made this transformation seem more urgent and essential.)

Opinion | Ross Douthat: The Tom Cotton Op-Ed and the Cultural Revolution - The New York Times (emphasis added)

June 12, 2020

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