Oliver Willis

Wall Street Journal Censors Reporting On Trump Muslim Ban

The Wall Street Journal is changing stories about Donald Trump’s Muslim ban with language that covers up what is actually happening.

“Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerry Baker has instructed editors to stop referring to the countries targeted in President Trump’s travel and refugee executive order as ‘seven majority Muslim countries’ in news coverage, a move that has irked some reporters in the paper’s Washington bureau.

‘It’s very loaded. The reason they’ve been chosen is not because they’re majority Muslim but because they’re on the list of countries Obama identified as countries of concern,’ Baker wrote to top editors in an email obtained by BuzzFeed News.” [READ MORE]