Robert Reich: Like a Tyrant, Trump Is Deploying Seven Techniques to Control the Media


Democracy Now!

Published on Dec 20, 2016

http://democracynow.org – Today marks the 146th day since Donald Trump last held a news conference. As the Electoral College backs Trump, we speak to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, now a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. “Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it,” Reich recently wrote. “They use seven techniques that, worryingly, President-elect Donald Trump already employs.” We speak to Reich, who discusses how Trump uses seven techniques to control the media.

Part 2: Robert Reich: Like a Tyrant, Trump Is Deploying Seven Techniques to Control the Media

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