Donald Trump’s campaign events have apparently become such a minefield for reporters that one major news organization has taken the extraordinary step of offering its correspondents a version of training for dealing with real minefields.
NPR has sent its political reporters to 90-minute hostile-environment awareness training, which in its typical form lasts a few days and prepares journalists for covering war zones or regions where terrorists are active.
News organizations, government agencies and nongovernmental organizations generally employ this type of training to help employees respond to hazards such as riots, mortar attacks, kidnappings or firefights.
In this case, NPR’s scaled-down sessions might be called Trump Training. READ MORE
Featured Image: Protestors disrupt a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Lenoir-Rhyne University March 14, 2016 in Hickory, North Carolina. The North Carolina Republican primary will be held March 15. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)