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Post reporter Robert Costa takes
over helm of PBS’s ‘Washington Week’

Washington Post, by Ellen McCarthy

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 4/20/2017 8:52:15 PM

Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa is taking over for the late Gwen Ifill as moderator of the long-running PBS political talk show “Washington Week.” Costa, 31, will remain in his current position at The Post, covering Congress and the Trump administration. “I just really want to bring that reporting mentality on Friday and have a conversation with the best reporters in town,” Costa said in an interview Thursday. “At a time when everyone talks about fake news, this show is about real news. And it has a real legacy.” Loyal viewers of the program will not be surprised by the selection.

It´s always good to see which way the deck chairs on the "fake news" are being rearranged. If NPR and PBs are scrapped under Trump´s budget plan, Costa may have wasted a career move.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: master sergeant, 4/20/2017 9:21:02 PM     (No. 11228532)

Cut Federal subsidies to PBS.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 4/20/2017 10:42:28 PM     (No. 11228590)

I never watched when Ifill was the moderator, and I´m certainly not going to start watching now. Who is this 31-year-old Costa?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimBob, 4/20/2017 11:06:42 PM     (No. 11228611)

WaPooPoo source = Good chance it´s Fake News.
PBS source = Very Likely it´s Fake News
WaPooPoo + NPR = Almost Certainty it´s Fake News

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kgjj, 4/20/2017 11:49:59 PM     (No. 11228658)

Just when we are lucky enough to get rid of one radical leftist, another comes along.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 4/21/2017 4:43:31 AM     (No. 11228738)

Wow! That´s gonna shake things up!
Glad to see journalism always going against the establishment!

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