Read Forward: A conversation with Chris Hayes on meritocracy, elitism, and ‘catnip journalism’

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Chris Hayes, host of msnbc’s Up w/ Chris Hayes, sat down with Lean Forward’s Ned Resnikoff for the first installment of “Read Forward,” a new series of conversations with political writers about their recent work. Check out the video above to watch Chris and Ned discuss Chris’s new book, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy and how problems with our system of meritocracy have led to some notorious press failures in an age of online blogging and “catnip journalism.”

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Read Forward: A conversation with Chris Hayes on meritocracy, elitism, and 'catnip journalism'

Updated