The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold and the panel discuss political coverage and the importance of covering various governmental agencies.
"Alternative facts," proffered by Kellyanne Conway, is a "George Orwell phrase," Washington Post reporter Karen Tumulty says. In college, "we will flunk you if you use alternative facts," Frank Sesno says.
Brian Fallon, who was the Hillary Clinton campaign's press secretary, says Sean Spicer clearly "lied" and should be called out for it. Fallon suggests that "he should have resigned rather than go out and take the podium."
"It is our job to stay in that briefing room," Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post says. Lynn Sweet says Trump does not change the jobs of journalists: "You go to briefings, you work your sources, you see what's true, what's not true."
In this essay, Brian Stelter lists 50 questions about the Trump administration, trust and the truth. "What will you believe?"
Trump aides allege that the media is trying to "delegitimize this president." Reporters from The Chicago Sun-Times, NPR, The Washington Post and other outlets respond.
The "Reliable Sources" panel reacts to President Trump's "war" talk and press secretary Sean Spicer's angry lecture. Spicer's statement "was absolutely surprising and stunning," W.H. correspondents association president Jeff Mason says.
On the first episode of 'Saturday Night Live' after President Trump's inauguration, a smug Vladimir Putin brags about Russia's role in the election.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer fired back at the media for the way they reported the size of the crowd at President Donald Trump's inauguration.