Day: May 11, 2020

Trump downplays calls for greater testing, suggesting motivated by politics

Trump downplays calls for greater testing, suggesting motivated by politics

President Donald Trump has downplayed the need for widespread access to novel coronavirus testing in his push to reopen the U.S. economy, contrary to recommendations from health experts that much greater testing and contact tracing are essential for a safe return to normalcy. He’s insisted, over objections from some governors, that there is enough testing…

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Netflix’s ‘Trial by Media’ nails correct crime — however cannot crack the case

Netflix’s ‘Trial by Media’ nails correct crime — however cannot crack the case

Trial By Media, the six-part series available Monday on Netflix, asks an important question: How does the court of public opinion influence our judicial system and its verdicts?  It’s an area of sociological interest that’s only grown in relevance. With a president notoriously fond of Fox News and Twitter and a 24-hour news cycle always…

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