Trump attacks the media more than anything else on Twitter: report
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President Trump attacks the media more than anything else on his Twitter, according to a new analysis from Axios

Trump, who uses Twitter to publicly call out his opponents, most often slams the media, with 89 of his 167 attacks on Twitter since the inauguration aimed at various news outlets or personalities. 


Fifty-six of the attacks were addressed to specific major news outlets, including the New York Times (17), CNN (13), and NBC (12). Of the 89 attacks on media, 33 decried "Fake News," a term that Trump popularized during the election. 

Trump called reports from NBC "fake news" this week after it reported that Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonTillerson: Netanyahu 'played' Trump with misinformation Pompeo sees status grow with Bolton exit Trump blasts 'Mr. Tough Guy' Bolton: 'He made some very big mistakes' MORE had called Trump a "moron" earlier in the summer, and that he had briefly considered resigning his post in the administration. 

CNN has repeatedly been the subject of Trump's ire. For example, the president refused to answer questions from CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta at a press conference in January, saying "No, I'm not going to give you a question. You are fake news." 

But Trump tweeted Thursday suggesting NBC may have replaced CNN as the top recipient of the president's media criticism, after reports that Trump was seeking to expand the U.S.'s nuclear capabilities. 

"People are just now starting to find out how dishonest and disgusting (FakeNews) @NBCNews is. Viewers beware. May be worse than even @CNN!" he tweeted.