Citations Needed

Citations Needed is a podcast about the intersection of media, PR, and power, hosted by Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 56m. Bisher sind 102 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Episode 81: How US Media Pits Labor and Climate Activists Against One Other


"A growing, and likely irreparable, rift between elite progressive environmentalists," Forbes tells us. "Environmentalists need to reconnect with blue-collar America," The Hill explains. "Labor anger over Green New Deal greets 2020 contenders in...


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 2019-07-03  42m
 
 

Episode 80: Animal Rights as Media and Pop Culture Punchline


In countless pop culture and media depictions, animal rights advocates and vegetarians in general, are viewed as effete weirdos, dirty hippies and humorless busybodies. Pop culture staples from "South Park" to "How I Met Your Mother" to "Six Feet...


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 2019-06-19  54m
 
 

Episode 79: How 'Neutral' 'Experts' Took Over Trump's Iran Policy


“Satellite Images Raise Questions About Iran Threat, Experts Say,” worries The Daily Beast. “Iran And Trading Partners Will Find Ways To Skirt Sanctions, Analysts Say,” frets NPR. “Iran uses proxies to punch above its weight in the Middle...


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 2019-06-12  56m
 
 

Episode 78: The Militarization of U.S. Media's Drug Coverage


Since the beginning of the so-called War on Drugs, authorities in the United States have viewed drugs not as a public health issue but one of crime, vice and violence, requiring the funding and mobilization not of medical officials but police, DEA...


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 2019-06-05  52m
 
 

Episode 77: Frugality Fables and the Poor-Shaming Grift of Financial Advice Journalism


“How this millennial saved $1 million by age 30,” The Washington Post writes. “A Millennial Saved $100,000 With This Simple Habit,” CNBC insists. “How to save for retirement when you're living paycheck to paycheck,” CNN confides in us....


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 2019-05-29  1h1m
 
 

Episode 76: The Anti-War Rebranding of Rhodes and Power and the Moral Hazard of Faux Mea Culpas


In the lead up to the 2020 presidential election, two of the Obama administration's most consistently hawkish advisors, former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes and former US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power have rebranded themselves as...


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 2019-05-22  56m
 
 

News Brief: The #Bronx120 and Preet Bharara's Woke Rebranding


In this unlocked News Brief we discuss New York media's racist, factually incorrect coverage of the #Bronx120 and how Preet Bharara went from careerist "gang raid" general locking up poor black teenagers to woke MSNBC platitude machine.


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 2019-05-09  11m
 
 

Episode 75: The Trouble with 'Florida Man'


“Naked Florida man revealed on video sneaking into restaurant and munching on ramen.” “Florida man broke into jewelry store, cut himself on glass and bled all over everything, police say.” “Florida man arrested at Olive Garden after eating...


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 2019-05-01  51m
 
 

Episode 74: Liberal Gandhi Fetishism and the Problem with Pop Notions of 'Violence'


"The United States believes any Palestinian government must renounce violence,” a U.S. official told Ha'aretz. When it comes to nonviolence, writes Barbara Reynolds in The Washington Post, “Black Lives Matter seems intent on rejecting the proven...


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 2019-04-24  1h13m
 
 

Episode 73: Western Media’s Narrow, Colonial Definition of "Corruption"


"The scale of corruption in Africa is daunting," warns The Economist. "Corruption a Cause of Poverty in the Developing World," DW tells us. "Why corruption is holding Africa back," CNN laments. Everywhere we turn in elite media and halls of power, we...


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 2019-04-17  53m