Top national newspapers quickly drop front-page story of DOJ probe into Trump’s January 6 role | Media Matters for America

In the week after news broke of the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation of former President Donald Trump’s role in the January 6 riot, the top five national newspapers quickly moved on from news: Only 3 newspapers put the story on their front pages, and only The New York Times followed up with another front-page story a couple of days later. This coverage is in stark contrast to the 46 front-page stories these papers printed over a 7-day period in 2016 about the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server — a far less serious story.

Top national newspapers quickly drop front-page story of DOJ probe into Trump’s January 6 role | Media Matters for America

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