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Will Sam’s Frenetic Media Tour Save Him or Damn Him?

Sam Bankman-Fried has appeared at the New York Times DealBook Summit and on “Good Morning America” this week.

December 2, 2022
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Ah Sam, will we ever be able to escape you? This week, “main character syndrome” came roaring back into fashion as Sam Bankman-Fried broke his silence with a string of interviews culminating in appearances with Andrew Ross Sorkin at the New York Times DealBook Summit and on “Good Morning America” with George Stephanopoulos. NLW breaks down what SBF said, and how the community is reacting.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is "Back To The End" by Strength To Last. Image credit: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.