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CNN’s Jim Acosta talks current state of journalism, new book at Point Park

Jim Acosta, CNN’s chief White House correspondent, visited Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse and discussed his new book “The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America,” as well as his experiences in the White House.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

When discussing his new book “The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America,” at Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse on Thursday night, Acosta faced cries of “InfoWars,” “fake news” and “hateful” from members of the audience.

Editorial: Attack on Acosta is an attack on all media

A White House staff member (left) tries to take away the microphone from CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta during an exchange with President Donald Trump on Nov. 7 in Washington, D.C.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 9, 2018

President Donald Trump’s administration has a history of attacking the press, but its most recent attack is alarmingly reminiscent of ways authoritarian countries like China treat the press.

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