“A National Public Radio correspondent was kicked off of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Europe and Central Asia, days after the top U.S. diplomat berated another reporter at the news organization, called her a liar and demanded she find Ukraine on a map.” Pompeo was wrong when he attacked the NPR reporter, but retaliation of this sort is even more wrong. How do we know that? Trump thinks it’s great: “I think you did a good job on her.”

+ NYT: Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip. “The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a ‘Jew coup.'”

+ As if the media didn’t have enough problems with those they’re trying to cover, now they’re attacking themselves. Erik Wemple on WaPo’s misguided suspension of Felicia Sonmez over Kobe Bryant tweets.