The co-hosts discuss an article in The Atlantic that explains in scientific detail why lack of empathy is a major obstacle to getting past the pandemic. Why do we care about each other less than ever, and is there a chance that human decency can ever be restored?
In this episode, the co-hosts discuss the widespread phenomenon of both the distrust and disdain for the media. Is the blowback justified? What started this trend and is there any chance the perception of media will change? Should media professionals care about the reputation of the industry, and can they do anything to alter it?