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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
White House press secretary Sean Spicer attacks media for accurately reporting inauguration crowds, warning “we're going to hold the press accountable”
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In op-ed, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith defends the site's decision to publish Trump dossier, arguing that the document was influencing key decision makers
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