This summer is different. COVID-19 has changed the way we travel and politics is not really taking a break as countries are figuring out how to restart their economies. Meanwhile in the US, the President still thinks he’s the Master of the Universe and makes things worse from day to day. It’s painful to watch what is going on in this grand old democracy.
In the nineteen-forties, a panel of scholars struggled over truth in reporting, the marketplace of ideas, and the maintenance of a free and responsible press. Their deliberations are more relevant than ever.