Navigating a Trump presser.

The Parallels of Trump’s and Putin’s Pressers

The Parallels of Trump’s and Putin’s Pressers

Getting to know the real Donald Trump.
Jan. 18 2017 4:23 PM

A Message From Moscow

Advice on how to handle a Donald Trump press conference from a Russian journalist who has covered Vladimir Putin.


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Virginia Heffernan talks to Russia-based journalist Alexey Kovalev about covering Vladimir Putin’s pressers and what the American media should keep their eyes open for when covering Trump.

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