Michael M. Grynbaum, The New York Times

Michael M. Grynbaum

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Recent articles by Michael:

TV Ratings Declined for Trump’s State of the Union Speech

About 37 million Americans tuned in on Tuesday, the smallest audience of President Trump’s tenure. → Read More

Trump Says He Is In for Debates and Wants to Honor Rush Limbaugh

At lunch with TV anchors before the State of the Union, the president was jovial about Iowa’s voting problems and said John Bolton ‘turned on me.’ → Read More

Did Fox News Edit an Interview at Trump’s Request? Chris Wallace Says No

The “Fox News Sunday” anchor told The Times that the accusation from Steve Bannon was “utter foolishness.” → Read More

The National Media Mob Descends on Iowa

What happens when hundreds of reporters from New York and Washington go to Des Moines? A sponsored Sunday brunch. → Read More

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a “Jew coup.” → Read More

Trump Trial Day 1: Roped-Off Reporters and TV Cameras Run by the Senate

With the government in control of the production, “the emotion” of Tuesday’s session was missing, said Chris Wallace of Fox News. → Read More

Stephanie Grisham: Trump’s Press Secretary Who Doesn’t Meet the Press

A presidency in crisis, a nation on the brink of war — and a White House press secretary who was largely out of sight. → Read More

After Another Year of Trump Attacks, ‘Ominous Signs’ for the American Press

Threats of ‘retribution,’ more accusations of ‘fake news’ and the end of the White House briefing made 2019 the darkest yet for journalists in the Trump era. → Read More

‘Bombshell’ Raises a Question: What’s Megyn Kelly Up to Anyway?

A year after the anchor was ousted from NBC, Charlize Theron brings her back as someone who helped take on Fox News from the inside. → Read More

Democrats Will Debate Four More Times in January and February

The Democratic National Committee announced the next set of primary debates. One will be held in each of the early-voting states. → Read More

‘Tuesday Afternoon Impeachment’ Is as Big as ‘Monday Night Football’

TV’s impeachment drama is drawing big ratings, but a Democratic debate on MSNBC sank to a viewership low. → Read More

4 Democratic Candidates Push NBC on Eve of Debate

Citing harassment allegations at the network, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren urged its parent, Comcast, to conduct an independent review. → Read More

In Prime Time, Two Versions of Impeachment for a Divided Nation

At a historic moment, viewers turn to MSNBC and Fox News, reflecting a sharp political divide. → Read More

MSNBC’s Surprise Guest: George Conway, Husband of Kellyanne

In one of TV news’s most coveted bookings, a prominent Trump critic appeared on MSNBC to comment on the House impeachment hearings. → Read More

After Vindman’s Testimony Went Public, Right-Wing Conspiracies Fired Up

Just before the Purple Heart recipient spoke to House impeachment investigators, a host at Fox News and right-wing internet figures questioned his patriotism. → Read More

Rachel Maddow Confronts Her NBC News Bosses Live, on the Air

Her remarks came during an episode of her MSNBC show with her former colleague Ronan Farrow as a guest. Mr. Farrow praised her for “speaking truth to power.” → Read More

Trump Cancels Subscriptions to The New York Times and The Washington Post

The White House also encouraged federal agencies to let their subscriptions lapse, saying that “taxpayer dollars will be saved.” → Read More

All-Female Panel Will Moderate Next Democratic Debate in Georgia

Rachel Maddow, Andrea Mitchell, Ashley Parker and Kristen Welker will moderate the debate. NBC News is preparing for the event as it faces scrutiny for recent controversies. → Read More

8.3 Million Watched Ohio Democratic Debate on Television

Tuesday’s event drew an audience significantly smaller than the one for last month’s candidate forum in Houston. → Read More

Lights, Camera, Bathrooms: Televising the Largest Debate Field Ever

Speaking time. Restroom proximity. With 12 candidates onstage, CNN faced unique challenges with the Democratic debate. → Read More