How journalists need to go beyond fact checking Trump

Eric Umansky  |  ProPublica

All the way back in March, Dartmouth political science professor Brendan Nyhan wrote a prescient tweetstorm about how journalists and others should call out Donald Trump’s routine violation of modern norms of democratic discourse. ProPublica’s Eric Umansky sat down with Nyhan, who is also a contributor to the New York Times’ Upshot, to talk about what journalists should treat as newsworthy now that Trump is about to enter office.

The discussion follows our last podcast, where we talked with Russian American journalist Masha Gessen about how journalists need to begin imagining the unimaginable. Here are a few highlights from the discussion.

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