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Media backlash

4:00 AM ET Fri, 8 June 2018

With the speed of our phones, social media and traditional media, Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet and Samantha Bee’s vulgar comment created nearly instant backlashes. We ask The New Yorker media columnist and author Ken Auletta what’s the future when ad-supported media intersects with digital and social media after television entertainers are seen to be “crossing a line”.