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July 17, 2018  

It didn’t go well for President Donald Trump in Helsinki yesterday. His ill-timed, ill-advised one-on-one “summit” meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin set off a series of political and policy bombs that have left Trump badly wounded and mostly himself to blame.

The major media are furiously working the story, but that doesn’t mean they’re telling what we really need to know. As yet another exercise in our ongoing series on media literacy, Leid Stories listeners decode coverage of the Trump-Putin “summit” and its aftermath.

  

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