Thank you Claire and Kathryn for a great segment. Given that information has always been a matter of strategy do you feel the symbiotic relationship between government and the press still works today for the greater good or has the for-profit, readership side now overtaken any sense of responsibility for anything outside of the story itself? What does the "club" landscape look like now? I assume the white, male cabal just took up separate apartments deeper in the basement?

On the topic of "for-profit and readership," during a recent long road trip I decided to listen to the podcast "The Trojan Horse Affair" by The New York Times' Brian Reed and Hamza Syed. I am shocked by The New Times allowing this to air based on journalistic practices alone. The blowback was swift and most clearly expressed by writer Sonya Sodha in this piece in The Guardian:


This appears to be more prevalent today - or am I just not aware of the historical precedent for this too?

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