Media Madness
The Lost Honor of Sue Schafer

Earlier this month, The Washington Post ran a story that ended up destroying the life of a woman guilty of nothing more than poor judgment and bad taste. A biting Cold War-era German novella helps explain our current moment.

Published on: June 28, 2020
James Kirchick is a visiting fellow at the Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution and author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age (Yale University Press, 2017).
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