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Reed Richardson joins the show to discuss his piece for FAIR exploring major media's Election Night coverage gimmicks, reactionary reporting and setting an incorrect narrative.
It’s proof that we as a culture still don’t know what to do with women’s bodies if not sexualizing them. But beyond that uncomfortable cultural truth, it’s impossible to divine the purpose or meaning of the photos.
J.McVay returns to discuss Bob Woodward's new book, the value of reporting from within the White House, questions about anonymous/secondhand sourcing, and more.
In Part II, Rich Hanley discusses Fox's primetime opportunity, online streaming of NFL games, legalized gambling, the 2018 New York Giants, and much more.
Unite The Right 2 & Covering White Supremacists w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘We The Animals.’ Charles Hinshaw and J. on ‘BlacKkKlansman.’ A performance from Benjamin Jaffe’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
J McVay returns to discuss NPR's interview with Jason Kessler and how the mainstream media should cover white nationalists and their rallies.
Michael Barthel joins the show to discuss Pew Research Center's recent survey on determining factual and opinion statements in the news.
In Part II, Marilyn Haigh discusses the difficulties of reporting the family separation crisis due to lack of information, comparisons to Obama administration policies, and the emotional impact of covering this kind of story.
Marilyn Haigh joins the show to discuss the Texas Tribune's coverage of the family separation crisis, from the difficulties of reporting to the DHS using separated children as bait for "voluntary deportation orders."
Paul Puri joins the show to discuss media coverage of mental illness and suicide and the depth required to adequately explore causation, stigma, and more.
Julie Kliegman joins the show to talk coverage of suicide and mental illness and how media outlets—and people—can discuss it more sensibly.
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Deadpool 2.’ John Knefel on the Trump administration creating closer ties with Saudi Arabia and Israel. A performance from Oracle Room’s recent BTR Live Studio session.
News organizations obfuscate the truth around violence involving American allies.
Adam Johnson joins the show to discuss the way U.S. media's tendency to create power symmetry when covering violent events like the Palestinian protests in Gaza yesterday.
The Arizona senator’s myth-making doesn’t match his actions.
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss why legacy media is so hellbent on portraying John McCain's as a "maverick" and glossing over the senator's problematic legacy during the senator's final days.
Splinter's David Uberti joins the show to discuss secrecy of the Amazon HQ bidding war and the trouble local media outlets have in getting information about the bids.
The once-shuttered local news site Gothamist is back. Should we use public money to make sure it and sites like it never go away again?

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