The press is not the enemy

Today our president tweeted that the press is the enemy of the American people. But the members of the press are American people, and their readers are American people, too. The free press is a free-market enterprise. There are people to whom Fox News appeals and people who like MSNBC. Both enjoy just a fraction of the… Continue reading The press is not the enemy

The president-elect and the free press

Essential listening from Terry Gross and company. Megyn Kelly's account of harassment from the president-elect's legions is harrowing. She's done a great public service coming forward with it. And NYT editor Dean Baquet's insight is surprisingly reassuring. This is going to be a hell of a fight, but I feel a little better knowing the Times is ready to… Continue reading The president-elect and the free press