"It’s a great time to be an investigative journalist. Sure, no president has done more to demonize media than President Trump. But nor has anybody done more to boost our standing than Trump."
Eric Umansky, ProPublica's deputy managing editor, explains how ProPublica plans to cover the Trump administration by outlining the four key points of their approach in this article.
"We need to keep doing our job: to ferret out facts and expose wrongdoing," Umansky said, explaining that the public are putting their faith in the media to expose the truth.
He noted how the team worked with other newsrooms to improve their coverage and reached out to readers to fuel their journalism. He also explained how ProPublica chooses which topics to cover, highlighting the difference between chasing the day's agenda and focusing on the important topics the rest of the media has its eyes on too.
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