“Dear Mr. President-Elect: . . . Best-case scenario, you’re going to be in this job for eight years. We’ve been around since the founding of the republic, and our role in this great democracy has been ratified and reinforced again and again and again. You have forced us to rethink the most fundamental questions about who we are and what we are here for. For that we are most grateful.”
—Kyle Pope, “An open letter to Trump from the U.S. press corps,” Columbia Journalism Review, Jan. 17, 2017
• Editorial Comment: Who are we, again, and what are we doing here?
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