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L.A. Times Columnist Erika Smith, the Protests in Washington, and Newsroom Reckonings

Plus, a breakdown of the “media reckonings” that have resulted in the resignations from The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and more

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Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker are joined by L.A. Times columnist Erika Smith as she takes us through protests, column writing, and the future of The L.A. Times (1:20). Next, Ringer intern Lex Pryor joins the discussion from Washington D.C. to talk about what it was like covering protests three days after the infamous Trump church photo-op (17:20). Finally, Curtis and Shoemaker break down the “media reckonings” that have resulted in the resignations from The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and more (31:05).

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