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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.

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

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.
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.

Editorial: Attack on Acosta is an attack on all media

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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