First lady Melania Trump criticized the mainstream media and issued a challenge to them about their cheap and shallow coverage.
“I challenge the press to devote as much time to the lives lost and the potential lives that could be saved by dedicating the same amount of coverage that you do to idle gossip or trivial stories,” the first lady said. . .
“When we see breaking news on TV or the front pages of newspapers,” she added, “it is my hope that it can be about how many lives we were able to save through education and honest dialogue.” . . .
“I wish the media would talk about more and educate more children, also adults, parents, about the opioid crisis that we have in the United States,” she said. “They do it already, but I think not enough.”
This is just the latest in a series of critiques from the first lady against the media. In November she was speaking about her anti-cyberbullying campaign at a conference in Washington D.C. when the issue arose.
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