The Impact of Journalism

Premiere DateJun 12, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
02:10 The Daily Beat pt. 1 The art of journalism
06:10 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Impacting a community
10:35 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Bringing forth change
13:54 The Daily Beat Outro
14:19 Soccer Field Devonte Hynes
15:59 Finish

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The Daily Beat is a daily news podcast that gives you 15 minutes of digestible investigations into an ongoing weekly story. Tune in Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. with your host Lisa Autz to hear original reporting on events throughout New York City that speak to greater national and international issues.

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This week on The Daily Beat: We are looking into the changing landscape of journalism in the digital age. How does investigative, serious reporting have a place in our age of 140 characters or less?

Photo courtesy of Jess Goulart.

Molly and John Knefel

I speak with both Molly and John Knefel, freelance political, investigative journalists who also host a progressive political podcast together called Radio Dispatch.

Molly and John Knefel are siblings who began their career in comedy but has since taken a turn in the political route. The two combined have written for the likes of Rolling Stone, The Nation, Salon, The New Inquiry, Feministing and more.

Molly, who is also an after-school drama teacher, focuses on education, social justice, criminal justice, gender, and feminism. While John has written about international conflict, political corruption and social justice.

Today on the Daily Beat, Friday June 12, 2015: We wrap up our week-long segment with Molly and John to learn about how their journalism and podcast work is growing and bringing voice to a community. Many of their pieces are inspired by their podcast listeners, allowing them to shine a light on untold perspectives and ultimately bring about change.


HOST Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…