PB: Correct. But generally speaking, at the end of the day, people felt this was a good compromise worth our support if indeed this gets the administration to support the bill and we can get this to the president’s desk.

CH: And there’s still a long way to go.

PB: Absolutely!

CORRECTION: Paul Boyle is not, as the article originally said, the Newspaper Association of America’s general counsel. The text has been corrected.

Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.