Is Donald Trump good for ratings while being bad for journalism?
Nearly two years into the current administration, journalists are still struggling to determine how to cover this president who has broken all the rules of communicating with the people and who is fighting to undercut the legitimacy of any news organization that dares to criticize him.Continue Reading
Try as he might, moderator Marvin Kalb could not get any one of his four guests on the “Kalb Report” April 16 to give an optimistic prediction for the future of U.S. relations with Russia. Each said relations will get worse.
New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker, Brookings Institution President Gen. John Allen, NPR Host Mary Louise Kelly, American Enterprise Institute Scholar Leon Aron Join Marvin Kalb for April 16 National Press Club ForumContinue Reading
While reporting on President Trump can be challenging as he demeans critical stories about him, often calling them fake, the executive editors of two of the nation’s leading newspapers told a National Press Club audience recently that it can be done, but only by maintaining high standards and not snapping at the president’s bait.
“If you tell the truth, if you’re accurate, if you’re aggressive, and you’re fair, and you hold onto your principles, I think in the end, that’s the only way you can cover him,” New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet told moderator Marvin Kalb on the latest edition of “The Kalb Report.”Continue Reading
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet and Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron Join Marvin Kalb for Oct. 16 National Press Club Forum
CNN’S Jake Tapper and The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold Join Marvin Kalb on Saturday, April 8, to Discuss Life in the Crosshairs of Donald Trump’s TweetsContinue Reading
In a presidential debate, what is the moderator’s responsibility to point out obvious lies spoken by the candidates? That was the central question in the Dec. 5th edition of “The Kalb Report” as moderators and organizers of the 2016 Presidential Debates conducted a reveiw of this year’s efforts.Continue Reading
Debate Moderators Martha Raddatz of ABC News and Chris Wallace of Fox News Join Commission on Presidential Debates Co-Chairs Frank Fahrenkopf and Mike McCurry For Post-Election Review with Journalist Marvin Kalb, Dec. 5 Continue Reading
To be a good writer, it helps to be a good painter, one of the most acclaimed writers of history and biography told host Marvin Kalb on the May 12 edition of “The Kalb Report” at the National Press Club.Continue Reading