What Is Trump Administration's Media-Relations Strategy?

Published: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 3:40pm
Updated: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 3:49pm
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Sean Spicer was the target of a brutal impersonation by Melissa McCarthy on "Saturday Night Live" before leaving the job of White House Press secretary.

Anthony Scaramucci lasted less than a week as communications director — and part of that time was spent giving an expletive-filled interview to The New Yorker.

Is this how media relations are done in the Trump administration? Is this a strategy or a sign of disorganization?

I spoke with Steven Livingston, professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. We started by talking about how President Trump is using social media.

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