And they know that they did it to themselves. The New York Times seems to be in panic mode, publishing an editorial asking their readers to pretty please not cancel their subscriptions:
Trump made it trivial to fact-check the news media. That's one smart hombre.We cannot deliver the independent, original journalism for which we are known without the loyalty of our readers. We want to take this opportunity, on behalf of all Times journalists, to thank you for that loyalty.Please, don't go. I get that they're saying that. But I don't get the argument why we should stay. I see a promise to keep doing something they haven't been doing. Or... a dishonest claim about what has been done and a promise to continue dishonestly.