Fox News’ Howard Kurtz: ‘Misstep’ for White House to Post Doctored Video of Jim Acosta

Posted on November 8, 2018 12:27 pm

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Fox News host Howard Kurtz said on Thursday that while Jim Acosta‘s conduct at President Donald Trump‘s press briefing was out of line, it was a “misstep” for the White House to post a doctored video making it look like he was aggressive with an intern.

“I have never seen a White House correspondent just keep talking after having several questions, refusing to give up the mic,” Kurtz, Fox’s resident media expert, began. “But, with the White House escalating to DEFCON 1 and yanking the credentials, it’s kind of turning Jim Acosta into a journalistic martyr, many in the