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The Scramble Has Some Questions About Our New Trumpian Reality

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Colin is back, and we've got some questions, and we're guessing you do too.

Like, for instance, "In covering President-elect Trump and his presidency, should the traditional news media treat this like any other transition, and like any other run-of-the-mill administration?"

And, as an example, "Are there any checks in place to keep the U.S. President from starting a nuclear war?"

And finally, are people exaggerating the severity of the threat we now face?

GUESTS:

  • Sarah Kendzior - An op-ed columnist for The Globe and Mail, and the US correspondent for the Dutch news outlet The Correspondent
  • Margaret Sullivan - The Washington Post's media columnist.
  • Alex Wellerstein - A science historian who specializes in the history of nuclear weapons and nuclear secrecy

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Colin McEnroe, Catie Talarski, and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Jonathan is a producer for ‘The Colin McEnroe Show.’ His work has been heard nationally on NPR and locally on Connecticut Public’s talk shows and news magazines. He’s as likely to host a podcast on minor league baseball as he is to cover a presidential debate almost by accident.

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