The President and the press are at war. Trump calls his detractors in the media “the enemy of the American people.” He is naming names on Twitter. His White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon, refers to reporters as the “opposition party.”
What should journalists do while their entire profession is being insulted?
It’s an unprecedented time for American journalism. 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl, who has intense experience in the political arena, says her extensive track record didn’t prepare even her for today’s media deep disruption.
On the Muck Rack blog, Stahl comments on the state of media today and her thoughts for the future of news..
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Muck Rack debuts new search functionality
Muck Rack’s advanced search allows you to find journalists who cover your industry, company, competitors and the topics most important to you and recent changes have made this process even easier.
- Actions like alerts, saves and collapse now appear directly in search results with clearer descriptions for each action's purpose.
- A new "more" menu to next to each person's search result houses the "search this person" button and also links directly to their social media profiles for easy research.
- You can now search a person from their profile page by clicking the search button in their articles/tweets list.
Thanks to these new features, users can now select a journalist and see if they've ever covered any company, keyword, topic, etc. to better structure a pitch or understand how someone has covered something in the past.
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