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The Daily Beat

A daily news podcast that gives you 15 minutes of original reporting on events throughout NYC that speak to greater national and international issues.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…
Recent Episodes
Asher Rosinger joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the relationship between sleep deprivation and inadequate…
Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's early days in Washington and how she uses social media to expertly respond to absurd…
In Part 2, Tyler Reny discusses how the false "white economic anxiety" media narrative prevailed for so long, historical…
Tyler Reny joins the show to discuss his recently published paper entitled "Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: How Racial and…
In Part 2, Reed Richardson talks about the limits of data journalism on Election Night, the responsibilities of broadcast…
Reed Richardson joins the show to discuss his piece for FAIR exploring major media's Election Night coverage gimmicks, reactionary…
In Part 2, Troy Quast discusses the dynamic nature of studying the opioid epidemic, differences in state foster care systems, how…
Troy Quast returns to discuss his most recent study exploring the relationship between opioid prescriptions and child removal…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the major storylines from the 2018 midterm elections, including surprise results, significant…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss GW's most recent polling, examine close House and Senate races, and offer a few last-minute…
Fellow BTRtoday staffer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss music stars disavowing Trump playing their music at his rallies.
Joe discusses President Trump's racist campaign ad and reminds listeners of some of the the other racist ads run by Republican…

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