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Jane Mayer Says Trump White House's Relationship With Fox News Is "Unprecedented"

Mar 11, 2019

Credit Stephen Voss

Jane Mayer is an investigative reporter who’s covered everything from the Reagan administration’s Iran Contra scandal, to sexual assault allegations against now-Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh.

 

Mayer speaks in Aspen on Tuesday as a part of the Winter Words series from Aspen Words.


 

She discussed her latest piece for The New Yorker, where she’s been a staff writer since the mid-nineties, with arts reporter Christin Kay. In it, she details the close relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration.  

 

They also spoke about her 2016 book "Dark Money," about the growing influence of the Koch network on the American political system. 

 

Mayer speaks at Paepcke Auditorium starting at 6 p.m.