Reporters’ Round Table: Day 1 At RNC 2016 In Cleveland

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Ben Mankiewicz of The Young Turks sat down with reporters Melinda Henneberger, Jonathan Alter, and Jim Warren from the Twitter Data Visualization Wall Day 1 of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland to discuss the event and the impact of social media on this election cycle.

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  37 comments for “Reporters’ Round Table: Day 1 At RNC 2016 In Cleveland

  1. pd251563
    July 19, 2016 at 2:24 PM

    Why is she slurring her words?

    • oldcdog91
      July 19, 2016 at 3:43 PM

      Who could be in Cleveland during the RNC and NOT be drunk for most of it?

  2. Leo Valdes
    July 19, 2016 at 11:39 AM

    These reporters are so out of touch

    • Zain Lilani
      July 19, 2016 at 2:02 PM

      Yes, and/or we know something that you don’t.

    • Zain Lilani
      July 19, 2016 at 2:30 PM

      Plenty, as is likely you know things that I don’t. I know that in some ways
      they are out of touch because of my perspective. At the least with regard
      to the effect of social media on politics and their partial fueling of
      trumps campaign, I know that they are incorrect. I agreed with many other
      things they said, but at this point I’m not going to re watch it to
      remember all of it.

  3. Ela Mongrella
    July 19, 2016 at 5:05 AM

    10:01 made me think “TONIGHT, my unconventional conventionists …”

  4. Shannon Jacobs
    July 19, 2016 at 4:57 AM

    Rather interesting flood of mindless trollage from Trump’s little Brown
    Shirts. Too bad they can’t think of interesting to say. As much personality
    as raindrops, but they have the delusion they are part of Noah’s flood
    (that never happened).

    • Shannon Jacobs
      July 19, 2016 at 5:04 AM

      +JustMyStyle
      Are you going to say that you believe in Noah’s ark? If so, I have a simple
      question. Actually, I have many questions for such simpleminded people, but
      the first simple question is “Why does it take ANY effort to understand the
      Bible?” Of course we pitiful human beings didn’t discover the math of clear
      communication until last century, but you’d think gawd would have known
      already, eh? A bit of information theory could have avoided SO much
      confusion.

  5. CrimsonChinnyChinChins
    July 19, 2016 at 4:34 AM

    Wait what? Isn’t Hillary’s untrustworthiness higher than Trump’s right now?

  6. dyskover
    July 19, 2016 at 3:13 AM

    Twitter = mob mentality, people enjoying an emotional high of imagined
    influence who trend toward angry or spiteful rhetoric without concern for
    dialogue. Also, a yuuge collection tool for your identity.

  7. aFro SAmuRaI
    July 19, 2016 at 2:05 AM

    Lol… I alwAys liked the way she talked… She always sounds drunk lol.

  8. Devon Meade (Devon Sniper)
    July 19, 2016 at 12:13 AM

    This just reminds me of how much I am disappointed with Elizabeth. Why did
    she support Hilary If she’s not even going to be on the Hilary ticket?
    Dammit warren why?!

    • Woodsie L
      July 19, 2016 at 12:58 AM

      TYT is in the bag for Clinton too as well. republicans will have the edge
      for winning, democrats all line up to endorse a grossly negligent,
      careless, reckless liar–with a long history of corruption/massive
      conflict-of-interest issues. while many republican leaders have actually
      shown resistance to trumps awfulness.

      There is still an option. we can all work to demand clinton resign from
      seeking the presidency.

    • Naguib Zidan
      July 19, 2016 at 2:01 AM

      +Woodsie L Ben Shapiro was having basicially the same conversation about
      the republican side. if you refuse to support the candidate you don’t agree
      with on principle you almost guarantee the other side wins. if you ignore
      principle and support a candidate you hate just to win, that candidate
      could damage the party’s future and cost your side future elections. it’s a
      really hard choice. pretty sure Shapiro chose to stand on principle. time
      will tell..

    • Tim Fletcher
      July 19, 2016 at 2:40 AM

      Because the alternative is Drumf #makedonalddrumfagain

  9. Roberto Espinoza
    July 18, 2016 at 11:35 PM

    your techs are failing man i hope they work it out tomorrow

  10. Malos Kain
    July 18, 2016 at 10:39 PM

    Is that first woman drunk? Slurring every word.

    • Arnold Weigermann
      July 18, 2016 at 11:58 PM

      You shouldn’t accuse people of sounding drunk. She sounds like she has
      nasal passage problems. People with multiple sclerosis are also known to
      sound ‘drunk’, when in fact they’re just dealing with a debilitating
      disease.

    • Malos Kain
      July 19, 2016 at 1:16 AM

      +Arnold Weigermann Do you know if this woman has MS?

    • Erin Bell
      July 19, 2016 at 2:20 AM

      +Malos Kain fair point….but I have no idea

  11. DW cinematographer
    July 18, 2016 at 10:15 PM

    Such bad production quality lol

  12. John Blake
    July 18, 2016 at 10:05 PM

    Besides the static really dig the convo

  13. Mike Gurney
    July 18, 2016 at 10:05 PM

    This is or was an intelligent discourse, appreciated and gives pause to
    consider where do we get our information from. I could only wish that
    everyone would listen to TYT, instead of watching and listening to made up
    sound bites from the likes of FOX. Well done TYT.

  14. Andre Sabourin
    July 18, 2016 at 10:03 PM

    Middle-right guy is wearing white socks and sneakers with a suit. ughhhhh

    • Marq Mac
      July 18, 2016 at 10:29 PM

      0 fucks given

    • Jon theGreat
      July 18, 2016 at 10:43 PM

      I actually like people who dress like that, they tend to be more
      interesting.

    • Andre Sabourin
      July 18, 2016 at 10:44 PM

      +Jon theGreat The only person I know who was interesting and dressed like
      that was Christopher Hitchens. can’t think of another.

    • B4TT3RY
      July 19, 2016 at 1:01 AM

      +Andre Sabourin What about Mr. Magoo?

  15. Eric Russell
    July 18, 2016 at 9:58 PM

    These “reporters” are the reason I watch tyt and not msnbc, cnn, etc. Ben
    is the exception.

    • Faye White
      July 18, 2016 at 10:46 PM

      I do like this better than msnbc sometimes 🙂

  16. CrypticCalamari
    July 18, 2016 at 9:55 PM

    How many drinks in do you think they all are? I think maybe Jim Warren is
    the only sober one because of the gum chewing. I love this though, don’t
    get me wrong. I’d want to drink as well if I were down there.

    • B4TT3RY
      July 19, 2016 at 12:52 AM

      The lady is at least 5 martinis in

    • jpratx
      July 19, 2016 at 9:30 AM

      +B4TT3RY ha I was thinking the same thing. and she sucked.

  17. elgransick
    July 18, 2016 at 9:47 PM

    The soundless version was better.

  18. Wew Lad
    July 18, 2016 at 9:42 PM

    Everyone here is White and cis gendered, where is the diversity?

  19. jdmresearch
    July 18, 2016 at 9:42 PM

    Ben is awesome. Fun, smart guy.

    • Justin Sánchez
      July 18, 2016 at 10:33 PM

      ok, ben.

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