Healthy Skepticism

Premiere DateFeb 2, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:30 Jim Naureckas, FAIR
03:07 Part 1 - Importance of Media Watch Organizations
07:13 Part 2 - Increased Power of the Media
10:52 Part 3 - Healthy Skepticism
14:04 Outro
14:21 Fur Skin Coat Walrus
16:28 Finish

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Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday, February 2, 2017: Jim Naureckas of FAIR discusses the importance of media watch organizations, the increased power of the media, and why skepticism is healthy for both journalists and consumers.

Founded in 1986, FAIR is a national media watch group that offers well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship. You can read their coverage and find out more about the organization at

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