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Holding Court About The High Court
Guests: Joe Mathewson, Greg Stohr
Host: Sam Litzinger
This week on "This Just In!" - In describing the tense and often secretive relationship between the Supreme Court and the press, Justice William Rehnquist once said, "There's a big difference between what you do and what we do - we don't need you." In the age of the internet and the 24/7 news cycle, is it safe to assume that this institution's long-enjoyed age of insulation from the media's glare is coming to an end? And if Justice Rehnquist was right, what does this mean for modern democracy? Joe Mathewson, author of The Supreme Court and the Press: The Indispensable Conflict, dives into these questions and discusses the dynamic between the Court and those who cover it with Bloomberg News Supreme Court correspondent Greg Stohr.

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This Just In! is the story of news and the people behind the headlines. The series is presented by The GW Global Media Institute in association with the Newseum and the National Press Club and underwritten by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. New episodes air every Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on Sirius XM Public Radio (Sirius 205 and XM 121). The series also airs Sundays at 7 p.m. ET on Federal News Radio (1500 AM) in Washington, D.C.

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Sam Litzinger has been a broadcaster for over 35 years and is currently a CBS News anchor and reporter. He is currently the host of This Just In! as well as Animal House which airs on WAMU public radio in Washington, D.C. Previously, he hosted and produced GW’s From the Nation’s Capital.

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