Welcome back to The Daily Courant, your afternoon crib sheet to Puck’s latest reporting.
Today, we continue with Bill Cohan’s indispensable postmortem of SVB’s collapse, probing the prevailing rumors and backchannel conversations about what actually precipitated the bank run.
Then, below the fold: Dylan Byers annotates David Zaslav’s CNN H.Q. tour and other nuggets of media news. Tina Nguyen x-rays DeSantis’s Trojan horse foreign affairs strategy and the N.R.A.’s vanishing act. On The Powers That Be, Tara Palmeri unpacks A.O.C.’s transformation while Teddy Schleifer recaps how Ron Conway marshaled Silicon Valley’s SVB response. And on The Town, Matt Belloni chats with super agent Phil Sun about the complicated art of managing a Hollywood star.