air date: May 17, 2018
In this episode of Overheard, journalist Michael Schmidt talks about the many high-profile stories he has written, the media’s role in politics and covering the Trump administration.
Michael Schmidt is a reporter for The New York Times and contributor for MSNBC. Schmidt is known for his investigative reporting and coverage of Trump. In 2015, Schmidt broke the news of Hillary Clinton’s personal email usage for government business. He also was the first to report the James Comey memo on Trump’s orders to drop the Michael Flynn investigation. Before working for The Times, Schmidt worked at The Boston Globe.