When You’re in a Fourth Estate Situation

By Jay Rosen As things stand today, the Fourth Estate is a state of mind. Some in the press have it, some don’t. Some who have it are part of the institutional press. Some, like Ladar Levison and Edward Snowden, are not. “I think if the American public knew what our government was doing, they wouldn’t be allowed to do it anymore.” “The Fourth Estate is really a state of mind. Some in the press have it, some don’t. Some who have it are part of the [...]