Austin, I can’t get past the headline. You don’t look old enough in your photo to have experienced Watergate, but I can assure you that it was considered a media-driven event. You know. Deep Throat. Woodward and Bernstein. Televised hearings.
Try reading Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall, which was expanded and reissued in 2014, by Elizabeth Drew. Her dispatches foreshadowed today’s blog posts in style and frequency (daily journaling).