About This Show
A podcast about writing and editing, with a focus on the practical side of creative relationships and making a living in media. Author and journalist Jason Fagone talks with reporters, editors, fiction writers, fact-checkers, news curators, and producers, sharing tips and advice on how to navigate the industry, do good work, and get paid.
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Jake Blumgart explains how Frank Rizzo is the original Trump
Nov 8 16
Frank Rizzo was the larger-the-life mayor of Philadelphia from 1972 to 1980, a former cop who did not like journalists. Rizzo promised to bring law and order to the city but left a legacy of racism, poverty, population decline, and high taxes. In this episode, Jason talks to Philadelphia reporter Jake Blumgart about his article "Donald Trump is Frank Rizzo Reborn," about the uncanny parallels between the Philly mayor and the Donald.