The Fourth Estate

This documentary series about The New York Times in the Trump era illuminates critical issues facing journalism today. A chief task for the Times, long considered the "newspaper of record," is to find the best way to accurately and honestly cover this unconventional president, even as he tries to undermine them. Through extraordinary access and exclusive interviews, Oscar® nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus chronicles the tenacious men and women in the trenches who are fighting for the freedom of the press and America's right to know.

Show Info

Network: United States Showtime (2018 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary

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Matters Of Fact

Episode 1x04; Jun 17, 2018

The New York Times reporters learn that the president's former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, has pled guilty to lying to the FBI, bringing the Russia investigation closer to Trump's inner circle. As the paper leads the reporting on wor

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Matters Of FactJun 17, 2018
1x03: American CarnageJun 10, 2018
1x02: The Trump BumpJun 3, 2018
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