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Adam H. Johnson comes on the show today to discuss developments in media coverage of world events and historical events. Adam is a media analyst at Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (http://FAIR.org) and is the co-host of the podcast Citations Needed (https://soundcloud.com/citationsneeded).
Discussed in this episode:
The opening scene from the Newsroom TV series where the main character gives an American exceptionalism speech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTjMqda19wk
“Van Jones Starts To Cry As He React To Trump’s Message Blaming The Left” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmhE-fa-Xkk
An article by Evgeny Morozov discussing solutionism, https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/20/rise-of-data-death-of-politics-evgeny-morozov-algorithmic-regulation and Morozov’s book on solutionism To Solve Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism http://amzn.to/2i8CdNZ
Slavery by Another Name, the book http://amzn.to/2BDyoZp and the documentary http://amzn.to/2kgxkqa