Trump says he's delaying 'Fake News Awards' until mid-January

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"Stay tuned!" Trump said.

Trump initially announced his intention to name "THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR" (all caps emphasis his) on Tuesday, January 2 - the same day he fired off multiple confounding tweets, including an alarming threat at North Korea that was apparently prompted by a segment on Fox News. He added that the victor of such an award should get a "fake news trophy". The president gave an exclusive, 30-minute interview, with no aides around, to The New York Times' Mike Schmidt last week while at his club Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.

"TIME "MISTAKENLY" reported that President Trump removed a bust of Martin Luther King, Jr from the Oval Office", the email said as it asked the participants to "let the President know if there is another story you think should be crowned as the 2017 KING of Fake News".

The book's publication renewed debate on Mr Trump's mental health.

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The ad includes a photo of Trevor as well as some quotes calling the show "monotonous ... liberal dogma" and "a fake news show".

Trump had promised to hold the mock awards show to castigate mainstream news organizations for their coverage of his presidency. Maybe-maybe-there was a chance that we would, for at least a couple minutes, stop paying attention to Donald Trump. It's more like that wrestling video in which Trump body-slams a guy with a CNN head-something that will excite his base, which already distrusts the press and loves the president's media-bashing.

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah placed a full-page advert in the New York Times on Friday featuring quotes from negative reviews created to appeal to Trump.

It is unclear how Mr Trump's awards will be judged.

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