Media Roundtable: The Press Post-Trump & The Dark Money Behind Election Lies
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we're discussing coverage of Donald Trump’s four years in office and the role a wide range of media played in amplifying his lies and hateful, racist rhetoric. What will change now that Joe Biden is President?
Later in the show, we'll discuss the dark money behind the election lies. Robert Mercer, a right-wing hedge fund manager, funded pro-Tump media, politicians, and organizations that peddled those lies. What's in store for dark money post-Trump?
Dan Gillmor, professor in the Journalism Department at Arizona State University and director of the News Co/Lab
Kyle Pope, editor-in-chief and publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review
Matthew Cunningham-Cook, contributor to the Intercept
Columbia Journalism Review: The insurrection and the press
Dan Gillmor: Just in case you were still wondering…