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Code Switch
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Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
 
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This Is Hell!
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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.
 
We are always looking for ways to amplify supporters' voices, hear your reflections on the big news stories of the moment, and connect our readers with our newsroom. We hope that this monthly podcast will enable us to do just this – providing a platform for journalists, Guardian supporters and industry experts to come together to discuss the issues that matter most. You can submit topic suggestions and questions to our team via email at weneedtotalkabout@theguardian.com. Do please leave us y ...
 
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.
 
Interview with Scholars of Journalism about their New Books
 
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The Kicker
Weekly
 
Columbia Journalism Review's mission is to encourage excellence in journalism in the service of a free society.
 
The Journalism.co.uk editorial team brings you a weekly look at some of the latest innovations in digital journalism, and speaks to industry experts on how newsrooms are approaching key challenges and opportunities in the industry.
 
Welcome to The Storyful Podcast. In this series, we hope to address the issues around journalism and news coverage in the 21st century.Storyful is a global news agency, verifying UGC news and trending video for media clients 24/7.For more information, visit: www.storyful.com
 
A weekly look at the problems and pleasures facing journalists around the world and the power and responsibilities of news media.
 
Welcome to a podcast designed exclusively for freelance journalists and video producers all over the world. We believe that 5 minutes of short interviews and practical advice can be more valuable and effective than 45 minutes discussions.Carlos P Beltran is an award-winning freelance journalist covering profile and human interest stories for some of the world's most influential networks (National Geographic, Discovery Digital Networks, AJ+, The New York Post, The Atlantic, Univision, Fusion, ...
 
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Journalism/Works
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“Journalism/Works” is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.
 
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How to Cover Money
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The “How to Cover Money” podcast series, produced by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, is designed specifically for journalists who want to cover business better on their beats.
 
Complete episode: In a media-saturated world, ABC Radio National's Media Report makes sense of it all. Richard Aedy talks to the key players, examines contemporary journalism and charts the enormous changes of the digital age. Published every Friday.
 
A weekly podcast created by the current masthead at the Ryerson Review of Journalism
 
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On Mic
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The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is a graduate professional school on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. It is among the top graduate journalism schools in the United States."On Mic" presents events of interest recorded live at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. From authors and photographers to scientists and visionaries, the Podcast brings thought leaders from around the globe to your ear buds.
 
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Jerdcast
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JerdCast is a podcast produced by high school journalism teachers, FOR high school journalism teachers. We talk about innovative ideas for the classroom, topics that teachers are discussing, news items that affect our classrooms, etc.
 
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Writer Cris Beam considers the political uses (and abuses) of empathy. Cris is author of "I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy" from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
 
In late April, a conservative Texas think tank sued the city of Austin to block a new ordinance that, starting October 1, would give employees the right to take eight paid sick days per year – a first for the state. That lawsuit, filed by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, sparked a dispute in an unusual space: the runoff in the Democratic pri ...…
 
Have you ever seen the Batman movie, “Dark Knight Rises”? In it, Bruce Wayne, after a life of putting his body on the line fighting bad guys, needs to see the doctor. He’s in too much pain to just suit up and get back out on the streets. When he gets there, he quickly learns from the doctor that he has more things wrong with his body than he do ...…
 
Writer Nathan J. Robinson wonders if the loudest media people aren't the ones being silenced.Nathan wrote the recent articles "The Real 'Dangerous' Ideas" and "Israel and the Passive Voice" for Current Affairs.
 
Since the announcement of Gina Haspel as the Trump Administration’s nominee to lead the CIA, the White House, the agency, and its defenders have leaned heavily on the fact of Haspel’s gender, singling out its historic significance, and suggesting she ought to be supported because of it.
 
An American doctor and Naval reserve officer who has done extensive medical evaluation of a high-profile prisoner who was tortured under the supervision of Gina Haspel privately urged Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, to oppose Haspel’s confirmation as CIA director, according to an email obtained by The Inte ...…
 
During the 2016, journalist Salena Zito, who is based in Western Pennsylvania, sensed a brewing conservative populist in the white working-class when many thought the election would be determined by other demographic groups. Her dispatches from the back roads…
 
Michael Pollan is the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley and author of a multitude of best-sellers, including “The Omnivore’s Dilemma.” He sat down with former Mother Jones editor Deirdre English discuss his new book, “How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousne ...…
 
In the blink of a Michael Avenatti tweet, Ahmed Al-Rumaihi has suddenly found himself internet-famous. It began on Sunday evening, when the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels posted ascreenshot of video footage from Trump Tower’s lobby, recorded onDecember 12, 2016.
 
Acache of internal Environmental Protection Agency communications shows that the embattled agency administrator Scott Pruitt isn’t the only one who has been in frequent contact with the industries that the environmental agency is supposed to regulate.
 
Laura Hazard Owen, a deputy editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss her weekly column, where she's been writing, about the spread and use of fake news and its implications in society, the...
 
Historian Andrew Hartman visits the new Trump front of America's old culture war. Andrew wrote the article "The Culture Wars are Dead: Long live the culture wars!" for The Baffler. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen sincerely dissects the corpse of sarcasm.
 
After initial reluctance, House Republicans have finally reached an agreement to move forward on a bipartisan bank deregulation bill that the Senate passed in March. Its stated aim — to help rural community banks thrive against growing Wall Street power — appears to have been enough to power it across the finish line.…
 
The National Rifle Association has always been clear about drugs: They’re terrifying. Last year, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre darkly warnedthat members of drug gangs “are infiltrating law enforcement and even the military.” In 2013, LaPierre proclaimedthat “Latin American drug gangs have invaded every city of significant size in the United States,” a ...…
 
Black-and-gray tattoos have become increasingly popular over the last four decades. But many people don't realize that the style has its roots in Chicano art, Catholic imagery and "prison ingenuity." (Yes, they were called Prison-Style tattoos for a reason.) Freddy Negrete, a pioneer in the industry, started tattooing fellow inmates in the earl ...…
 
Political scientist Virginia Eubanks explains how technology turned against the poor. Virginia is author of "Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor" from St. Martin's Press.
 
As the Senate prepares for a Wednesday vote on whether to confirm Gina Haspel as director of the CIA, the Senate Intelligence Committee has restricted access to a classified memo Democratic staff put together, detailing Haspel’s role in advocating for torture and later destroying evidence related to it. On Monday morning, Elizabeth Falcone, a s ...…
 
The Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, recognising the equal right to life of the unborn and the mother, was passed by referendum in 1983 after a contentious campaign. While abortion had been illegal in Ireland since the mid-19th century, the amendment meant that any future legislation could only permit abortion in Ireland in limited c ...…
 
Mohammed Abdalla-Omran’s efforts to make a new life for himself in the United States were abruptly disrupted in August 2012, when Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at his workplace in New Hampshire. An Egyptian citizen, Abdalla-Omran was arrested on an outstanding warrant for overstaying a tourist visa.…
 
Anthropologist David Graeber explores the meaning and meaninglessness of our bullshit jobs.David is author of the new book "Bullshit Jobs: A Theory" from Simon & Schuster.
 
A month after dozens of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents surrounded a meatpacking plant in Morristown, Tennessee, and detained 97 men and women who worked there, the tight-knit rural community is still reeling, but the initial shock has seeped into a quiet pain, as families adjust to lives without work and their loved ones.…
 
After it emerged that Facebook user data was illicitly harvested to help elect Donald Trump, the company offered weeks of apologies,minor reforms to how it shares such information, and a pledge to make itself “more transparent,” including new, limiteddisclosures aroundadvertising. But Facebook still tells its2 billion users very little about ho ...…
 
Writer Kevin Ovenden calls for solidarity and cooperation between anti-racism and anti-war movements. Kevin wrote the post "The anti-racist radical left must give the ideological battle" on his site. He's in Chicago giving talks on Saturday afternoon and Monday night. PLUS: Chuck is a bad capitalist and Rotten History.…
 
Driving into Cheltenham from the west, it is hard to miss the offices of Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ, the United Kingdom’s surveillance agency. The large, doughnut-shaped building sits behind high-perimeter fencing with barbed wire and many levels of security.
 
When the Department of Homeland Security’s attempt to unmask an irksome Twitter account imploded last year, few within the agency were surprised, according to newly released records. “Why would we do this?” one official asked in early April 2017 after Twitter filed a complaint in federal court, according to the heavily redacted emails. The shor ...…
 
When Kara Eastman, a community activist, decided to run for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, a swing seat surrounding metro Omaha, she wasconfident that pro-choice groups would leap toembraceher candidacy.
 
A unified campaign against Alden Global Capital by Columbia Journalism Review
 
The fight over charter schools is often just as much a battle over unions. Charter school operators and funders take relatively clear anti-union positions, and the absence of organized labor is often a selling point for charters, which boast flexible hours and pay schedules as paths toward quality education. Teacher unions, meanwhile, tend to o ...…
 
Appeals to “press freedom” can be heard from across the political spectrum. But what those appeals mean varies dramatically. Sam Lebovic, in his excellent new book, Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America (Harvard…
 
Phoebe Judge, host of the Criminal and This Is Love podcasts, joins producer Michael O'Connell to talk about her love of the audio format, the luxury of keeping silence in recordings and her delight in asking the mundane...
 
Jacobin's Meagan Day explores the rigged, anti-worker system of mandatory arbitration. Meagan wrote the articles "The Conference Room Is Replacing the Courtroom" and "The Democrats and the Deficit Con" for Jacobin. 12:45 - In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen visits Bill Cosby in prison.
 
At around 4:41 p.m.on April 4, Saheed Vassell was shot and killed on the southwest corner of Utica Avenue and Montgomery Street, in the Crown Heightsneighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The first police officers on the scene — and the ones who appeared to fire the first shots— were three members of an anti-crime unit dressed in plainclothes and ...…
 
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Theconfirmation hearingfor Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, will beginin the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. Haspel’s nomination has become controversial because of her supervision of a CIA black site in Thailand at which detainees were tortured (with heinous methods that extended far beyond “mere” waterboarding), as well has her ...…
 
Mother's Day is coming up, so we're taking on your most difficult questions around parenting. We'll talk about choosing a school, raising bilingual children, modeling gender identity, and what to do if your kid's afraid of black people.
 
Journalist Nomi Prins explains how central banks bought world power in an age of global crisis. Nomi is author of "Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World" from Nation Books.
 
This article includes graphic images and video some readers may find disturbing. Six animal rights activists are facing felony charges, filed on Wednesday by a Utah prosecutor, stemming from an undercover investigation into abusive conditions on a large turkey farm. The criminal complaintincludes two felony theft charges that carry possible pri ...…
 
For the past four years,dozens of homeless sex offenders have lived in tents in a makeshift encampment along a set of railroad tracks in Hialeah, a city in Florida’s Miami-Dade County. The residentslive in squalid conditions, as documented by the Miami New Times in an investigation last year. Rain soaks through the tents, and flies and mosquito ...…
 
Writer Eliane Glaser calls for the left to reclaim the power of ideology, authority and the state. Eliane is author of "Anti-Politics: On the Demonization of Ideology, Authority and the State" from Repeater Books.
 
At the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries, hundreds of thousands of African Muslims were forcibly brought to the United States to be enslaved. One of them, Omar Ibn Said, from Futa Toro, in modern-day Senegal, chronicled his journey and life under enslavement in a brief 15-page manuscript. “Wicked men took me by violence and sold me,” he wrote ...…
 
Scott Pruitt, the embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency, took the side of poultry companies and other businesses in Arkansas in a dispute over the pollution of an ecologically sensitive and economically vital watershed, environmental groups say. While he was representing Oklahoma as its attorney general, Pruitt helped to slow th ...…
 
Policy analyst Phyllis Bennis connects American militarism abroad to deep poverty at home. Phyllis is co-author of The Institute for Policy Studies report "The Souls of Poor Folk." PLUS: Chuck vs values
 
There is a fightraging overvoting rights across the country — especially in Georgia. The contours of the battlefield are usually seen as partisan;restrictions on voting rights tend to be a Republican project.
 
It seems safe to assume that media coverage changes the behavior of politicians and voters. And it seems safe to assume this happens in cases of humanitarian crisis.But it’s really hard to go beyond these platitudes to determine exactly…
 
Thirty-six-year-old Hugo Adrian Palazón is a cartonero, or recycler, from a poor neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He supports his wife and five children by collecting cardboard boxes, tin cans, and plastic bottles on the city streets. Or at least he did, until he lost one of his eyes. On December 18, 2017, thousands marched in Buenos Ai ...…
 
The town of Banff on the northeastern coast of Scotland is a peaceful place, with just 4,000 residents and a picturesque bay that flows into the open sea. Fifty miles from the nearest big city, the air is fresh and the pace of life is slow. But for one young man, the town’s seaside location offered no contentment. He was stockpiling weapons and ...…
 
Rukmini Callimachi’s husband unfriended her on Facebook. She doesn’t tell her New York Times colleagues where she lives. Those are just a few of the precautions she’s taken since she started reporting on terrorism and the Islamic State. On this week’s episode, Meg spoke with Callimachi about the dangerous beat and how her new podcast, Caliphate ...…
 
When Karen Thorburn checked messages on her home answering machine on a Wednesday evening in early April, one of them was not like the others. It was a groggy-sounding voice, leaving a short but to-the-point message for her husband, Andy, who is running for Congress in California’s 39th District. “Hi Andy. It’s Gil Cisneros. I’m gonna go negati ...…
 
Alex Howard, open government advocate and former deputy director of the Sunlight Foundation, shares some illuminating thoughts with producer Michael O’Connell about the importance of holding those in power accountable and the role of media...
 
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