​#1138 Condemning, Defending and Rebuilding the Media

Air Date: 10-06-2017

Today we look at the inadequacy, the potential, structures and the humanity of the corporate media

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Media Needs to Do Better Covering Trump Now Than During the Campaign (w/Guest Katrina vanden Huevel) - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 03-16-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Poenia - Damiano Baldoni

Ch. 4: Act 2: Lara Setrakian: 3 ways to fix a broken news industry - @TEDTalks - Air Date 3-9-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Hundred Mile - K2

Ch. 6: Act 3: Why Trump's Media Vendetta Is Scarier Than Nixon's - The Breach - Air Date 7-11-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Passionate Ending - Soft and Furious

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Media Only Treats Politics Two Ways, and They're Both Bad - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 08-08-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  concatenate - Damiano Baldoni

Ch. 10: Act 5: Filmmaker of "All Governments Lie" discussing the failure of corporate media - We Are Here - Air Date 2-18-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Llegare - Dom La Nena

Ch. 12: Act 6: Masha Gessen on the "Impulse to Normalize" - On The Media - Air Date 12-2-16

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Great is the Contessa - The Contessa

Ch. 14: Act 7: Chris Hayes on his and the media's tendency to normalize our circumstances - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 8-15-17


Ch. 15: It's time to stand up against gun violence - Dallas from Jacksonville, FL

Ch. 16: Medicare 4 All Preempted. - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 17: Include Your Kids! - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 18: A unique perspective on the Jones Act - Jonathan from Louisville, KY

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 19: Final comments on how why you should be willing to pay for the world you want to see

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

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

Thanks for listening!

Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com

Support the show via Patreon

Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores!

Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft

Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft

Contact me directly at [email protected]

Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

Sign up for activism updates