How Covid-19 Is Transforming Culture and Media in the United States

This week on System Update, guest host Murtaza Hussain talks to Nesrine Malik and Yair Rosenberg about the lasting cultural impact of the pandemic.

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are transforming culture and media in real time, even as the United States struggles to bring the disease back under control and get the economy back on track. With “normal” life put on hold, the struggles for justice and cultural power that had existed even before the pandemic are playing out in new formats: in explosions of massive street protests, within workplaces and online. There have been socially revolutionary moments in American history before, but never with the variables we have today.

Our guests today on SYSTEM UPDATE, hosted this week by The Intercept’s Murtaza Hussain, are Nesrine Malik and Yair Rosenberg, two journalists who give their perspective from different sides of the cultural debates now reshaping our world.

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