- Oct 2015
You know, the guy who broke Watergate? He says it is nowhere near Watergate, this "Russia" thing, whatever it is.
Bob Woodward: The ?Thermonuclear War? Between Trump and the Press Needs to Calm Down | Mediaitethe media needs to calm down in how it’s covering the Trump administration, saying, “We are not at the Watergate level yet.”
The Washington Post veteran said, “I think it serves no one––the media or Trump––to have a thermonuclear war with each other.”
“We need to calm it down, listen more,” he added. “Be on the surface respectful, but as reporters be as aggressive as possible.”
Earlier this week Woodward said he worries about the “smugness” in the media in the era of Trump.
Bob Woodward, Watergate fame, bemoans media's 'smugness' - Washington Times“I worry,” Woodward said, at a recent forum hosted by Axios, Mediaite reported. “I worry for the business, for the perception of the business, not just Trump supporters, they see that smugness. I think you can ride both horses, intensive inquiry, investigation, not letting up … at the same time, realize that it’s not our job to do an editorial on this.”