Jan 19, 2023: National Review: Trump Calls for Jailing Reporters Who Dropped Dobbs Leak Story
In May 2022, Politico journalists Josh Gerstein and Alexander Ward published a draft copy of the Dobbs ruling, which overturned Roe v. Wade.
Jan 5, 2023: The Bulwark: Phantom Candidates and Ghost Newspapers
The paper, whose staff had been hearing rumors of various Santos concoctions for a while, followed up with that stinging editorial calling him a fraud.
Then . . . nothing happened. No other media outlets pursued the story. Not the six local TV stations or WNYC, or Politico, New York, the Times, the Daily News. Not even Newsday, the formerly-august news source for Long Island. Grant Lally, the publisher and owner of the North Shore Leader, told me he didn’t get a single call from another publication inquiring about it. “If this had run 25 years ago, it would have been gobbled up,” he said. “There’d have been 20 follow ups from Newsday and other publications and the weeklies.”