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    Bezos biographer Brad Stone on covering the world's richest man

    Brad Stone, author of the new book "Amazon Unbound," explains how he managed to get inside the Jeff Bezos bubble, despite the fact that Amazon is "a secretive company and he's a secretive person." Stone also says Bezos, the owner of the Washington Post, was in Washington last week "interviewing some of the finalists for that role of executive editor."
  • Trump's DOJ snooped on reporters at the Washington Post

    Washington post reporter Devlin Barrett discusses his reporting about how the Trump-era Justice Department secretly obtained the phone records of three Post journalists. "This is a thing that happens regardless of who is in power," he notes, as a "culture of leak hunting" has been "growing inside the government for a long period of time."
  • Should 'sedition caucus' lawmakers be booked on TV?

    Brian Stelter raises a recent debate about whether Sunday political shows should be interviewing GOP lawmakers who backed Trump's bid to overturn the election results. If they are booked on TV, Susan Glasser says, "it's most important that there be accountability in the questioning and in the way in which this is presented."
  • Memory expert on the right's effort to downplay Capitol riot

    Psychology professor Dan P. McAdams says "memory is a work in progress, it's always evolving and changing." He asserts that Trump-aligned media outlets are trying to "change the meaning" of the January 6 insurrection so that it's remembered as largely peaceful, and thus "we should cut them all a break and move on."
  • Is it time to 'unlearn' some Covid-era norms?

    Brian Stelter says Covid-19 coverage is changing as cases dissipate in the United States, and it's important for media outlets to model the "new normal." Amanda Marcotte says journalists are feeling more "empowered to ask hard questions" of public health authorities. At the same time, David Zurawik points out, memories of the pandemic's peak are still fresh.
  • Glasser: 'Multiple big lies' are warping politics and health

    Susan Glasser and Brian Stelter discuss the connections between bogus claims about the election and erroneous info about coronavirus. She says Donald Trump's supporters are "the most resistant to basic factual arguments and information about why the vaccine is safe and necessary for public health." David Zurawik joins the conversation.


  • Brian Stelter

    Chief Media Correspondent and Anchor of Reliable Sources
    Brian Stelter is the chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of Reliable Sources, which examines the week's top media stories every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET on CNN/U.S. Stelter reports for CNN Media, and writes a nightly e-newsletter.