Type: Double StandardsFeb 24 2017 Severity: Targeted: CNN
A handful of major news organisations were bared from attending an off-camera White House press briefing. The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Politico, BuzzFeed, BBC, Guardian, as well as CNN were blocked from attending. However, a number of other organisations were hand-picked such as NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox News. This order only further escalated tensions between news organisations and the Trump administration.