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 58m. Bisher sind 138 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Episode 41: The Moral Poverty of Capitalist Healthcare Framing


Healthcare marketplaces,” “private insurers competing for your business” “insurance subsidies,” For years, Democrats bet big on framing the healthcare debate using technocratic, capitalist terms––they weren’t going to radically change...


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 2018-06-20  58m
 
 

Episode 40: The Civility Fetish


They’re not lies, they’re “falsehoods”; it’s not racism, it’s “racially charged comments”; it’s not torture, it’s “enhanced interrogation.” For years, U.S. media has prioritized, above all else, norms and civility. Mean words...


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 2018-06-13  53m
 
 

Episode 39: From Cradle to Courtroom: How The Media Stacks the Deck Against “Defendants”


The United States, far and away, has the largest prison population in the world. It also has one of the greatest disparities in their prison population of ethnic minorities in the world. How does a country that prides itself on being a “beacon of...


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 2018-06-06  1h18m
 
 

Episode 38: The Media's Bogus Generation Obsession


“Baby Boomers are bloating the social safety net!” “GenXers are changing the nature of work!” “Millennials are killing the housing market!". The media endlessly feeds us stories about how one generation or another is engaging in some...


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 2018-05-23  44m
 
 

Episode 37: Black Lives Matter, Dreamers, and the Problem of 'The Perfect Victim'


"A pillar of the community"." A straight-A student who dreamed of becoming a doctor". "A loving father"."Here through no fault of their own". "She was hysterical and out of control." "He was no angel." The press, both local and national, humanizes...


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 2018-05-16  1h9m
 
 

Episode 36: Maplewashing — Looking Behind Canada’s Progressive Veneer


For decades, Canada has been a go-to point of reference for American progressives as a country the United States can and should strive to be. And while there are many parts about Canadian society that are measurably preferable, leftists in Canada find...


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 2018-05-09  1h10m
 
 

Episode 35: The Total Blackout of the Korean Left


When Americans read about the Korean "conflict" in the Western press, the articles are populated almost entirely with Serious Western Talking Heads, weapons contractor-funded think tank "fellows," and former and current U.S. military brass. Who's...


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 2018-04-25  1h2m
 
 

Episode 34: What the Hell is Wrong with MSNBC?


MSNBC is by far the most influential mainstream media outlet on the American Left. It sets the tone and defines the boundary for what is acceptable discourse among American liberals. But major issues the Left is generally thought to care about -...


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 2018-04-18  54m
 
 

Episode 33: Liberals' Obsession with the Phantom Reasonable Republican


The unlikely rise of Trump in the past three years has created a chasm in the Republican party: those who embrace the President’s wild, unorthodox, nativist style and those who––with much posturing and self congratulation––reject his brand...


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 2018-04-11  44m
 
 

Episode 32: Attack of the PC College Kids!


We’ve heard this scare story a million times: A theater group at Wesleyan won’t perform The Vagina Monologues because it’s offensive to trans women! Oberlin is banning classes featuring white authorsI Rich, sheltered college students,...


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 2018-03-28  1h6m