Tune out the noise, tune in to the news; partisans pushing far-fetched theories on the left and right; George Conway urges press to cover Trump's 'narcissism;' Pirro sidelined at the time Trump needs her most; why 33 California newsrooms are collaborating
March 24, 2019: Carl Bernstein, Matt Rosenberg, Olivia Nuzzi, Oliver Darcy, Philip Bump, Jess McIntosh, Alexandra Rojas, Norm Pearlstine and Sukey Lewis join Brian Stelter.
Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara says Democratic Socialists are having a moment
Jacobin, a socialist magazine, says it is benefiting from the rise of politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and readers' fears about the Trump presidency. Brian Stelter asks Bhaskar Sunkara, Jacobin's founder and editor, about the magazine's mission and goals. Sunkara describes the growth of the publication; reacts to Fox's use of "socialism" as a scare word; and explains why he wants to be "old news."
Fox suspends Pirro; Rather on covering presidents under pressure; Standing up for tech literacy; Wake-up call about right-wing extremist violence; Attorney for Diana Falzone on status of Fox News NDA; NBC hires YouTube star Lilly Singh for late-night
March 17, 2019: Dan Rather, Nancy Erika Smith, Katie Rogers, Nayyera Haq, David Zurawik, and Andy Parker join Brian Stelter.
Hot Pod's Nick Quah talks about the podcasting "tipping point"
Brian Stelter charts the growth of podcasting with Nick Quah, the founder of Hot Pod and a critic for Vulture. Has the industry "peaked?" Who are the major players? Are podcasts the new blogs? What do Spotify and Pandora's arrival on the scene signify? Quah says "the thing to watch over the next 4 or 5 years is... How does money change the fundamental nature of this medium?"
Fox shifting from partisanship to propaganda?; Debating the DNC's decision to exclude Fox from debates; Democrats probing Trump's opposition to AT&T deal; Lights out for Bill Shine at the White House; Will daily W.H. press briefings make a comeback?; Conn
Fox shifting from partisanship to propaganda?; Debating the DNC's decision to exclude Fox from debates; Democrats probing Trump's opposition to AT&T deal; Lights out for Bill Shine at the White House; Will daily W.H. press briefings make a comeback?; Connie Schultz's view of 2020 campaign coverage; Why Alex Trebek and 'Jeopardy!' are so special; BuzzFeed CEO: We can build a better internet