Brian Stelter talks with James Fallows and Brittany Shepherd about coverage of the debt ceiling and other DC stories. When artificially-created chaos is covered like “a naturally occurring phenomenon,” the audience suffers, Fallows says. David Zurawik and Sara Fischer also weigh in.
Brian Stelter says he was “blown away” by Mike Pence’s media-blaming message on Sean Hannity’s show, plus the complete lack of followup on Fox. “There was a gallows out there and they were chanting ‘Hang Pence,’” David Zurawik points out.
Ted Jenkin, a personal finance expert and CEO of oXYGen Financial, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that Americans should be ready for an expensive Thanksgiving holiday due to increased prices of everything from Turkey to pie to baking ingredients.