#865 Structural failures that lead us to war (Media)

Today we look on in horror as the media once again leads us to war and we examine the underlying reasons why the media will continue to fail us


Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Chris Matthews, John MccCain March To War - @jimmy-dore Show - Air Date: 9-6-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: John Mccain In Hell - Halloween

Ch. 4: Act 2: How the Media Bankrolls Pro-war Pundits - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 09-16-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Masters of War - Dylan

Ch. 6: Act 3: Media Practically BEGGING For War - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 09-11-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Wonder No More - No Sign of Regret

Ch. 8: Act 4: The way we war - @TheDailyShow - Air Date: 9-25-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Good People - In Between Dreams

Ch. 10: Act 5: Making Sure The News Is Selling - @FAIRmediawatch - Air Date: 8-22-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: All Natural - All Natural

Ch. 12: Act 6: Native Advertising - @LastWeekTonight with John Oliver - Air Date: 8-3-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Diet Coke - Emotions of Steel

Ch. 14: Act 7: @BeaconReader - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Time for Action - Time for Action - the Very Best Of

Ch. 16: Act 8: The danger of hot sexy news - @NoahBlumenthal at @TEDxUNLV - Air Date: 05-05-14

Ch. 17: Final comments on why conservatism and comedy are incompatible

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

Activism: Independent Journalism Innovation -- @BeaconReader

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Sources/further reading:

This is what old media stalwarts suggested a couple years ago (seriously): "Save The New York Times” via HuffPo

"How to Survive the Death of Print Media” via Forbes

"Why The Death Of Print Publications Should Have Us All A Bit Worried” via Business Insider

"Who says print is dead?” via The Guardian (Spoiler alert: everyone)

"Lazy Journalists Aren't to Blame for Death of Print” via Bloomgberg

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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