With the demise in trust of national news organizations, I now go directly to primary sources. I’ve been watching the Daily White House briefing (at least, the initial briefing). For the first time, they skyped in some local news organizations. Imagine if your own local news personality was one of those asking questions. It connects the administration to — and allowing a direct dialogue with — local cities, bypassing the national news. Brilliant.
Here’s the first question, from a Rhode Island news show on sanctuary cities:
The second Skype question, this one from Cleveland on how economic revival:
And then they took a question from talk radio(!) on federal lands:
And finally, a local newspaper publisher in Kentucky on coal policy: