#1065 The fight for truth in a post-fact world (Media)

Air Date: 12-16-2016

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Today we look at the problems with the media, so many problems, and what lessons we should learn in the wake of the election

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The real kinds of bias that still exist in the media - @InDeepRadio w @AngieCoiro - Air Date 6-11-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: The System - Abscondo


Ch. 4: Act 2: Money isn't the only bad influence on the media - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 10-1-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Follow The Money - Zounds


Ch. 6: Act 3: The media and President-Elect Trump - @LastWeekTonight w: @iamjohnoliver - Air Date 11-13-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Sunrise - Norah Jones


Ch. 8: Act 4: Media lessons to learn from the election - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-11-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Having a Good Time - Theo Bard


Ch. 10: Act 5: Mainstream Media Fighting Trump...Don't Count On It - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-16-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Old News - Rick Estrin & The Nightcats


Ch. 12: Act 6: Reporting on the editor of "The platform for the alt-right" - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-18-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong


Ch. 14: Act 7: Stopping fake news - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 11-24-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: Happy Song Is A Happy Song  - Nick Rivera


Ch. 16: Act 8: Christiane Amanpour on the state of the media in a post fact-world - The Investigators with Diana Swain, CBC - Air Date 11-25-16


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Pulling together the threads of the economics of despair - Erin from Philadelphia

Ch. 18: How to talk about climate change - Dan from Greenville, SC

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 19: Final comments on the biggest free lunch humanity have thought it had

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2016-12-17 20:49:30 -0500
    A well-spoken video personality had this to say on the issue: https://youtu.be/wZTuyo7tIQk