John Podhoertz, editor of Commentary Magazine, sits in for Eliana today. We’re diving deep into the media’s 2024 coverage and then jumping into a full business section with news from Buzzfeed, Politico, and more.
6:40 Front Page
1:22:58 Reader Mail
1:28:37 Favorite Item of the Week
If you have a story you want us to talk about, e-mail us at email@example.com.
Sign up to receive show notes directly in your inbox
The Dispatch: Who Needs the MSM?
Politico: Trump prepares an extensive opposition file on ‘Ron DeSanctimonious’
WaPo: On the trail, freewheeling Donald Trump counters scripted Ron DeSantis
WaPo: Much of the 2024 GOP field focuses on dark, apocalyptic themes
Mediaite: Al Sharpton Floats His New Nickname For Anti-Woke Republicans: 'Well What's The Opposite?'
Vanity Fair: How Rod Dreher’s Blog Got a Little “Too Weird” for The American Conservative | Vanity Fair
Politico: How Biden saved Silicon Valley startups: Inside the 72 hours that transformed U.S. banking
WSJ: Barney Frank Pushed to Ease Financial Regulations After Joining Signature Bank Board
WaPo: A lot of people heard what Barney Frank said about the new banking law. Few knew he works for a bank.
WaPo: Dafna Linzer abruptly steps down as Politico’s executive editor
Puck: Dafna Punk
WSJ: BuzzFeed Encourages Reporters to Write More Stories in Attempt to Turn Profit
Nieman Journalism Lab: The scale of local news destruction in Gannett’s markets is astonishing
Page Six: Gwyneth Paltrow dragged on TikTok over wellness tips
Slate: Why Are All Action Heroes Named Jack, James, or John?
MSNBC: Oscars 2023: Best picture nom ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is slick, but sick
Deadline White House on Twiter: "If Stormy is someone they are going to look as a substantial witness for this case, I am certain that she will do a fantastic job... the facts will prevail and the facts do not benefit the former president" - @MichaelCohen212 w/ @NicolleDWallace
MSNBC: Why Michael Cohen wouldn't be as bad a prosecution witness as some may think
LA Times: How white and affluent drivers are polluting the air breathed by LA's people of color
WaPo: Opinion | Gavin Newsom unfairly punishes Walgreens for its abortion pill policy
CBS New York: City of Newark falls for Sister City scam: "Whose job was it to do a simple Google search?"