News Coverage of the Trump Indicted Story

From The Poynter Report with Tom Jones:

The New York Times had the scoop blared across its homepage in big, bold letters:


It’s the exact same headline — with the same big, bold letters — that could be found on the websites of CNN, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times.

We’ve known the details of this case for some time now. We knew that former President Donald Trump could be indicted. Yet, if possible, remove everything you’ve come to learn over the past seven years since Trump became president and attempt to read the opening paragraph by Times reporters Ben Protess, Jonah E. Bromwich and William K. Rashbaum with fresh eyes: