The Media is Failing Us

With the best of intentions, the U.S. press is marching right off a cliff.

President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Coronavirus Task Force, speaks to members of the press Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)

“People depend on us to tell them what we see, not what we think. What good are we if we’re afraid to do it?” — Matt Taibbi, “The American Press is Destroying Itself”; June 12, 2020. Rolling Stone.

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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