A sign for The New York Times hangs above the entrance to its building, Thursday, May 6, 2021 in New York. (AP Photo / Mark Lennihan, File)

The Times says that the companies are threatening its livelihood by effectively stealing billions of dollars worth of work by its journalists, in some cases spitting out Times’ material verbatim to people who seek answers from generative artificial intelligence like OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

Rachel Shteir joins us to discuss her recent essay in The New York Times' Sunday Book Review. Tackling Chicago’s problems with so-called “boosterism,” the piece has already attracted a firestorm of criticism.