Jon Klein, formerly the President of CNN/U.S., is the co-founder and CEO of TAPP Media, a cutting-edge subscription video platform for over-the-top (OTT) channels centered on personalities with highly engaged fans. Jon talks with T.D. Jakes about the state of the established media and the growing credibility gap. Klein argues in a recent op-ed in the New York Times that today, 'Cable news panels are ritualized cage matches — the WWE in loafers.' Jon says that the growing divide between the mainstream media and the public has real consequences that not only threaten media's bottomline but also our democracy as a whole.
Slate's tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should you use your WiFi network name to communicate with your neighbors?
Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel discuss the fallout from Brussels, Obama's mislocation in Havana, and a ray of light in Buenos Aires.
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