On Sunday’s edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources, Brian Stelter tried to answer the question of how exactly the media got Donald Trump wrong. Stelter included guests from print media, cable news and online media, talking to them about how they covered Trump and whether unfavorable coverage of Trump constitutes “snobbery” on the part of the press. The Atlantic’s Molly Ball suggests that one problem with the coverage of Trump is that too much of it is focused on talking to the politicians or consultants. Instead, Ball says news organizations should focus on the voters who have to make a decision about whether or not to vote for Trump.
+ Michael Wolff: Trump’s rise represents an opportunity for news organizations to better understand the largely poor or lower middle class, uneducated white voters that Trump attracts and their frustrations (USA Today)