There’s more turmoil in the news business today than perhaps at any other time in recent history. Newspapers are sinking, old models are failing, and public trust in news media in general is declining. Yet the mainstream media are holding onto every last bit of power they have and that often means dismissing or marginalizing independent journalists, shying away from asking the questions that matter, and trading credibility for access. At the same time independent journalists are pushing back. Two of the best in the business, Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald join us to discuss the decline of establishment media and who’s afraid of the independent press.
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