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By: The Listening Post

Trump is using the possibility of an arrest to raise money and stir up his base. Plus the pressure on Nicaragua’s journalists under President Ortega.

When former United States President Donal Trump posted the news of his impending indictment, it sparked a wave of headlines. Reporting in the US was divided along standard partisan lines, and all were fodder for Trump’s 2024 campaign machine.

Ankush Khardori – Former Federal Prosecutor; contributing editor, New York Magazine
Jon Allsop – Journalist
John Nichols – co-author, The Death and Life of American Journalism; national affairs correspondent, The Nation
Jennifer Stromer-Galley – Professor of Information Studies, Syracuse University

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Nicaragua: Hell for journalists

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Carlos Fernando Chamorro – Director, Esta Semana
Journalist – Founder, Confidential
Bianca Jagger – Human rights advocate

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