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Courtney Radsch

  On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss role of the media in the Trump era. The New York Review of Books’ Michael Massing notes that Trump is both the product and the servant of an entrenched system — one that news organizations generally fail to challenge.

On this week’s media roundtable, Bloomberg's Peter Waldman will discuss his latest investigation about the data-mining company Palantir, its co-founder billionaire venture capitalist and Trump supporter Peter Thiel, and how it's using so-called 'war on terror' tools to track American citizens.


On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss press freedom in the United States and across the world, and the shifting media landscape in the Trump era. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, in 2017, the number of journalists jailed around the world reached a record high of 262.