Covering the Ferguson Protests

Premiere DateNov 29, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:26 Part 1 - Wesley Lowery
03:37 Part 2 - Social Media
08:50 Part 3 - Covering the Protests in Ferguson
12:01 Outro
12:18 Freeway Soft Lions
15:08 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: Journalist Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post joins the Daily Beat to talk about his extensively reported new book “They Can’t Kill Us All: Baltimore, Ferguson, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement,” in which he interviewed families of victims of police violence. Later in the week, Carol M. Swain, Ph.D, joins the show to discuss white nationalism as well as rising racial and political tensions in the United States.

Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday, November 29, 2016: Wesley Lowery discusses covering the Ferguson protests and the role social media plays in the dissemination of information surrounding police shootings.

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