Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ‘60 Minutes’ Segment Was a Lesson in How Legacy Media Fails
The 60 Minutes interview with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was yet another example of how the mainstream news media has proven it can’t handle the moment.
I’m not someone who thinks that interviewing MTG is inherently problematic because it “platforms” her. MTG is a member of Congress—she already has a huge platform, and ignoring her isn’t going to make her go away. She’s obviously newsworthy.
Likewise, I am not suggesting that 60 Minutes was somehow trying to “mainstream” or “normalize” Greene. What I am suggesting is that our antiquated 20th...