A number of media critics gave poor grades to reporters questioning President Biden, at his first formal press conference last week. Is there a disconnect between what the media cares about, such as the filibuster and the 2024 election, and what people care about?
Also this hour: An Amazon executive set off a firestorm after boasting on Twitter that Amazon was the "Bernie Sanders of employers." Workers weighed in on whether a company was progressive if workers felt they had to urinate in a bottle in order to meet productions quotas. How will all this attention influence whether workers at an Alabama Amazon warehouse decide to unionize?
Lastly, the First Dogs are home, sweet home.
- Dan Froomkin is the editor of Press Watch, and independent political-media criticism web site. He previously worked as a reporter, editor, or columnist for The Intercept, HuffPost, the Washington Post, and Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. (@froomkin)
- Ken Klippenstein is an investigative reporter for The Intercept, focusing on national security. (@kenklippenstein)
- Rachel Treisman is a production assistant on NPR’s Digital News Desk. (@rachel_treisman)
Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.