“Steve Krakauer’s new book, Uncovered, is vital reading. It’s the best and most perceptive deep dive into legacy media bias out there, from someone who knows where all the bodies are buried.” ― Ben Shapiro. Media critic and former CNN executive Steve Krakauer exposes the problems of a news industry filled with geographically isolated, introspection-free, egomaniacal journalists. The fourth estate is supposed to be a conduit to the people and a check on power. Instead, we have a bunch of geographically isolated, introspection-free, cozy-with-power, egomaniacal journalists thirsty for elite approval. No one understands these problems (and people) better than Steve Krakauer, one of America’s sharpest media critics. He has spent years getting to know some of the most influential players in the industry. This fascinating book is what he’s learned–and why every American should care…
Publisher: Center Street (February 21, 2023); Pages: 304 pages; ISBN-10: 1546003479; ISBN-13: 978-1546003472; ASIN: B0B3D1MZYY
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Author’s biography: Steve Krakauer is a journalist and media critic who has worked at CNN, Fox News, NBC and TheBlaze. He authors the Fourth Watch media newsletter, hosts the Fourth Watch Podcast, and is the executive producer of The Megyn Kelly Show. He first covered the media as a TV writer and editor at TVNewser, and Mediaite, where he was a founding editor. He lives in Dallas, with his wife and two kids.