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  • Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 in Dora, Ala. (AP/Brynn Anderson)

    How Moore mastered Trump's anti-media playbook

    Alabama Media Group state political columnist Kyle Whitmire says the Republican party has created a distorted reality, giving Alabamians a "license to disbelieve things that they don't want to be true."
  • BIRMINGHAM, AL - NOVEMBER 16:  Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore listens to a question during a news conference with supporters and faith leaders, November 16, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. Moore refused to answer questions regarding sexual harassment allegations and pursuing relationships with underage women. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Is Moore's campaign against the media working?

    Washingtonian writer Elaina Plott and WVNN radio host Dave Jackson discuss whether the Alabama special election is a preview of how Republicans may run against the press in the 2018 midterm elections.
  • Bernstein: reporting mistakes are inevitable

    Legendary journalist Carl Bernstein says "people are looking for information that reinforces what they already believe" instead of the truth and discusses a reporting mistake he made while covering Watergate.
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    Why did newsrooms make so many mistakes this week?

    The Atlantic senior editor David Frum and journalist Carl Bernstein discuss why people should still trust the media given recent mistakes. Frum says "mistakes are precisely the reason that people should trust the media" because "it's the process of bringing truth to light."
  • Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) delivers opening remarks during a hearing titled, "The Persistent North Korea Denuclearization and Human Rights Challenge," in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill October 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    Sen. Cardin on Russia's media move, net neutrality

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) speaks with CNN's Brian Stelter about Russia's decision to label nine American-backed media outlets in Russia as foreign agents and the upcoming vote to roll-back net neutrality.
  • President Donald Trump pauses as the media departs after he spoke in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, during a meeting with Republican congressional leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Trump's TV habits causing concern?

    CNN senior political commentator David Axelrod discusses the recent NYT report revealing President Trump's daily TV routine and what he's learned about the podcast world through hosting "The Axe Files," soon to be at 200 episodes.
  • Bernstein: Fox hosts are abetting a cover-up

    Carl Bernstein says that many Fox News hosts are "abetting a cover-up" by attacking Robert Mueller's investigation while seeming oblivious to the President Trump's factual errors.
  • ABC criticized over bombshell Ross correction

    Oliver Darcy, Jeff Greenfield and April Ryan discuss ABC's bungled Brian Ross report about Michael Flynn. Greenfield says Ross handed critics a sword. "This is exactly what Trump and his allies want to say: 'No matter what you hear on mainstream media, it's fake. They're doing it to hurt us.'"
  • Are Trump's reckless tweets actually a danger?

    Trump's retweets of anti-Muslim videos caused the State Department to be concerned about possible targeting of American embassies in the Middle East. CNN's Brian Stelter discusses this with Jeff Greenfield and Brian Karem. The panel also discusses questions about Trump's stability.
  • TODAY -- Pictured: Matt Lauer on Friday, June 30, 2017 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

    Harassment 'tipping point' topples Matt Lauer

    What will NBC find as it reviews the Matt Lauer allegations? Will more accusers come forward? What's next for morning TV? Brian Stelter talks with CNN's Hadas Gold, The Hollywood Reporter's Marisa Guthrie and Vanity Fair's Sarah Ellison.
  • President Donald Trump and the first lady Melania Trump attend the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting held by the National Park Service at the White House Ellipse in Washington, D.C., November 30, 2017.

    Christmas party drama at the White House

    Some journalists didn't receive an invitation to attend the holiday party. Some CNN staffers did, but the network decided to skip it. April Ryan and Brian Karem talk with Brian Stelter about why they were excluded.

 

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    Brian Stelter is the host of "Reliable Sources" and the senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide.