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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episode 20: A Most Dangerous Game: How Sports Are Used to Fleece Public Trusts


Previously on Citations Needed, we discussed the notion of "Lotteryism," that is, the use of the media by large corporations to obscure solidarity in favor of morality tales of "making it."  It's a scam to extract resources from local governments...


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 2017-12-20  52m
 
 

episode 21: Quantifying Negative Media Portrayals of People of Color


According to one 2014 study, 75% of white Americans don’t have any non-white friends. Put another way, white people’s perception of African Americans and other people of color comes primarily from media representations rather than actual...


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 2018-01-03  1h5m
 
 

episode 22: Trumpwashing -- How the Media Uses Trump to Launder Our Criminal Past


The unique threat and vileness of Donald Trump’s presidency can’t be overstated. Since he took office a year ago, he’s increased civilian deaths in Afghanistan by 50%, increased civilian deaths in Syria and Iraq (surpassing Obama’s death toll...


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 2018-01-10  57m
 
 
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