Brokaw Denies There’s a Liberal Media: You Have Fox News, Social Media

‘You have Fox News and a lot of other publications and social media, which has become very, very important in this process’

Brokaw Rejects ‘Liberal Media’ Label, Says Conservatives Have Fox News & Social Media (NewsBusters)

Appearing on Thursday’s NBC Today, special correspondent Tom Brokaw dismissed Donald Trump’s accusations of liberal media bias: “His complaints have been, apparently, that he thinks there’s a media conspiracy of some kind.The media conspiracy consists of The New York Times printing his tax returns...”

Co-host Savannah Guthrie downplayed the Republican nominee’s complaint as something all candidates say: “And we probably can't find any presidential candidate in modern history who didn’t feel that the media was definitely stacked against that candidate.” Brokaw proclaimed: “Absolutely true. And especially on the Republican side, they always feel that there's a liberal media. But that – the fact of the matter is you have Fox News and a lot of other publications and social media, which has become very, very important in this process.”

On the subject of Trump not saying whether he would concede defeat in November’s election, Brokaw declared: “This is not a banana republic. We’ve got more than 200 years of presidential elections and graceful and peaceful transitions to the new administration...”

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