The Trump White House’s latest weapon against the media: silence

Newsweek

The Trump White House’s latest weapon against the media is silence

Sean Spicer held an off-the-record meeting with journalists on Monday, part of a pattern of keeping the Trump administration’s doings out of the public eye.

Source: www.newsweek.com/white-houses-media-silence-trump-spicer-reporters-press-enemy-state-627405

Spicer argues that more public disclosure is unnecessary, even harmful

The New York Times

Spicer Argues That More Public Disclosure Is Unnecessary, Even Harmful

The White House defended its less-is-more practices, saying that releasing information on wide topics would impede President Trump’s ability to govern.

Source: www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/us/politics/spicer-argues-that-more-public-disclosure-is-unnecessary-even-harmful.html?smid=fb-share

Spicer on protests: Trump has ‘healthy respect for the First Amendment’

The Hill

Spicer on protests: Trump has ‘healthy respect for the First Amendment’

The White House spokesman said Trump will unite the country through “action and success.”

Source: thehill.com/homenews/administration/315700-spicer-on-protests-trump-has-healthy-respect-for-first-amendment

Sean Spicer at press briefing: ‘Our intention is never to lie to you’

The Washington Post

Sean Spicer at press briefing: ‘Our intention is never to lie to you’

Spicer acknowledged that there were some problems with the explanation he initially gave for why he considers President Trump’s inauguration audience the largest ever, but he continued to stand by the assertion.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/01/23/sean-spicer-expected-to-soon-give-news-briefing/?utm_term=.0a4754c3b01e

News media, target of Trump’s declaration of war, expresses alarm

The New York Times

News Media, Target of Trump’s Declaration of War, Expresses Alarm

Journalists were in a state of shock a day after Sean Spicer, the press secretary, employed a combative tone and false statements in his first appearance on the White House podium.

Source: www.nytimes.com/2017/01/22/business/media/sean-spicer-donald-trump-alternative-facts.html