#939 We are being failed in so many ways (Media)

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Today we take a look at a variety of ways the media fails us, from the use of fear tactics and stereotyping to their completely credulous regurgitation of government press releases and all around insider mindset that can never challenge the conventional wisdom

Show Notes

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

00:00:39 Ch. 2: Act 1: 7 Totally False Panics Created By The Media - @RedactedTonight w/ @LeeCamp - Air Date: 04-11-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: The Shine - Jahzzar

00:06:16 Ch. 4: Act 2: Snowden Smear Piece Sums Up Journalism's Sad State - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-18-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Portland (Demo) - RENMINBI


00:12:25 Ch. 6: Act 3: US: NSA Surveillance Restricts Press Freedom - HumanRightsWatch (@hrw) - Air Date: 07-28-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Dart - Stray Dogg


00:17:01 Ch. 8: Act 4: MSNBC launches NBCBLK - This week in blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 1-19-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: perro - Digi G'Alessio


00:25:49 Ch. 10: Act 5: Why Charleston Shooter Isn't Being Called A Terrorist- White Riots vs Black Protests - @bravenewfilms - Air Date: 6-16-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Cospiratore - Old Splendifolia


00:28:43 Ch. 12: Act 6: Is MSNBC Dying? - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 04-03-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: This is based upon a true story - plusplus


00:33:51 Ch. 14: Act 7: How the Delusional Mainstream Media Dismisses Bernie Sanders - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date: 05-28-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Black Eyed Susan - Podington Bear


00:43:27 Ch. 16: Act 8: The blending of content and advertising - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 12-12-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: Horfid (Live @ KEXP) - Lay Low


00:45:56 Ch. 18: Act 9: HUGE: 22 Towns Will Build Their Own Gigabit Internet Service - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 07-07-15

Ch. 19: Song 9: Greek Tragedy - plusplus


00:49:51 Ch. 20: Act 10: Chuck Todd Slips & Tells Lewis Black EXACTLY Why The Media Sucks - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-03-15


Voicemails

00:54:11 Ch. 21: Learning to apologize - Anthony from Indiana

00:57:51 Ch. 22: Happiness through veganism - Nick

01:04:27 Ch. 22: Overcoming the idea of living up to ideals and practicing appreciation - Vicki from Oregon

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


01:06:48 Ch. 23: Final comments on the relationship between happiness and politics

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


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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