Carrie Sheffield is a writer and political analyst based in New York City. Founder of the new media startup Bold, Sheffield is a former editorial writer for The Washington Times, a reporter for Politico, and The Hill. In 2009, Sheffield won funding from Harvard University to serve as a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post in Israel.
The mainstream media has shown a double standard in how it has rallied behind CNN’s Jim Acosta and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, even though both men were accused of physically brushing off young women in the workplace.
The hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, who have often been critical of President Trump, called out their media colleagues for playing the role of activist instead of reporter in their coverage of attacks against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.