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In the article, John and Devin bring data to bear on the question of President Trump’s media consumption habits. They analyzed Trump’s Twitter behavior during his first two months in office and found support for the belief that the president relies most heavily on Fox morning infotainment for his political information, rather than more traditional, nonpartisan news sources. Trump tweets twice as much during morning show hours than he does at other times of the day, and content analysis shows his morning tweets are more aggressive than afternoon tweets. Finally, when Trump does directly reference news organizations, he attacks The New York Times, CNN, and The Washington Post as “fake” and “failing” while suggesting Fox & Friends as a “great” alternative.

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