Adams To Counter Media “Distortions” With Newsletter

The New York Daily News reports:

Mayor Adams is taking media coverage into his own hands. Adams, who has grown increasingly cranky lately with how he’s covered by the City Hall press corps, launched a newsletter Monday that he claimed will counteract “distorted” journalism about his administration.

“You can report a distorted version of what I say. I want to speak directly to the people of this city,” Adams said when asked by the Daily News why he’s starting the media service.

A City Hall spokesman said later in the day that the administration expects to budget upward of $75,000 per year for the initiative. Asked how frequently the newsletter will be published, the spokesman said, “As often as we think it can be an effective tool.”

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