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Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter
40 minutes | 10 hours ago
May 9, 2021: How 'Foxitis' is hurting America's pandemic response; Bezos biographer Brad Stone on covering the world's richest man
Plus... How Covid-19 coverage is shifting across the media landscape; meet two Tribune reporters who are issuing last-hour pleas for local ownership; can pro-Trump media outlets change the way we remember the Capitol riot? David Zurawik, Amanda Marcotte, Susan Glasser, Dan P. McAdams, Devlin Barrett, Brad Stone, Liz Bowie and Larry McShane join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
31 minutes | 3 days ago
Rana Ayyub on the tragedy in India: 'This reporting that we do is now at our doorstep'
Rana Ayyub, a journalist based in Mumbai and a Washington Post global opinions writer, describes the perilous state of the pandemic in India and the limitations on journalists who are covering the crisis. "The carnage continues unabated," she says. But "how do you also report at a time when your own family members are losing their lives?" Ayyyb also discusses the media's relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She says "journalism is happening in India, but the gatekeepers are not allowing the truth to kind of get on the front pages." She asserts that "everything has been taken over by the Modi government. It's a one-man show."To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
44 minutes | 7 days ago
May 2, 2021: How 'political sectarianism' explains America's divides; the Giuliani scoop that wasn't; Bill Carter on late night changes
Plus... One-on-one with New York Times Opinion editor Kathleen Kingsbury; Daniel Dale's data about Biden's first 100 days; the shifting tone of Covid coverage; and more. Eli J. Finkel, Daniel Dale, Nicole Hemmer, Oliver Darcy, Zeynep Tufekci, David Leonhardt, Kathleen Kingsbury and Bill Carter join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
36 minutes | 10 days ago
A sneak preview of the post-pandemic movie business: 'Hollywood is going to have to change because we've changed'
CNN entertainment and media reporters Chloe Melas, Lisa Respers France and Frank Pallotta analyze the end of awards season, the tentative reopening of movie theaters, and shifting streaming release strategies. The big question: What is the post-pandemic entertainment world going to look like? Respers France underscores the importance of "community," asserting that "Hollywood is going to have to change because we've changed."To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
42 minutes | 14 days ago
April 25, 2020: Contrasting media coverage of Derek Chauvin's trial; an exclusive inside look at how far-right media operates from two recent defectors.
Plus... Analyzing the media’s coverage of Biden’s first 100 days; how anti-media rhetoric finds its way into judicial opinions; the Oscar-nominated director China doesn't want you to see; and more. Errol Louis, David Zurawik, Adrienne Broaddus, April Ryan, Ron Brownstein, Marty Golingan, Caolan Robertson, RonNell Anderson Jones and Anders Hammer.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
34 minutes | 17 days ago
National Parks Traveler editor-in-chief Kurt Repanshek shares news from America's treasured places
Kurt Repanshek is the founder and editor-in-chief of National Parks Traveler, the country's only news outlet dedicated to covering national parks and protected areas, and an early entrant to the now-growing group of nonprofit newsrooms. Repanshek joins Brian Stelter during National Parks Week to discuss his nimble operation, the significance of its nonprofit status, and the immense challenges he faces covering this broad and dynamic beat. He also touches on funding issues within the National Parks Service system, noting that "politics greatly intrude on efforts to cover the parks." Climate change is also an urgent part of the parks story, he says: From Cape Cod to the Grand Canyon, "just about everywhere you look in the national park system, there is a climate change story."To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
24 minutes | 20 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, the former Australian prime minister, on the Murdochs and the 'market for crazy'
This bonus podcast episode contains Brian Stelter's entire interview with former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. They discuss the international influence of Rupert Murdoch's media empire; the impact of Murdoch's climate denialism; the growing family divide between brothers Lachlan and James Murdoch; Fox's "imitators in the right wing media ecosystem;" and more. Turnbull says Rupert "has to take responsibility for what he has done."To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
42 minutes | 21 days ago
April 18, 2021: How to break the cycle of gun violence coverage; CNN reporters share first-hand stories about covering unrest in Minnesota
Plus... the red news-blue news divide over vaccines; lessons learned from coverage of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause; a changing of the guard in America's newsrooms; and more. Kyle Pope, Oliver Darcy, Abene Clayton, Sara Sidner, Miguel Marquez, Laurel Bristow, Claire Atkinson and Malcolm Turnbull join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
46 minutes | 24 days ago
Lisa Napoli on the lessons from her new book 'The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR'
“Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR” is coming out to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Author Lisa Napoli joins Brian Stelter to discuss the public radio network’s experimental beginnings, as seen through the experiences of the four "founding mothers" — Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg and Cokie Roberts. What lessons can be gleaned from NPR's origin story, especially for newsrooms looking to improve how they represent the communities they cover?To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
46 minutes | a month ago
April 11, 2021: Trump's war on truth continues in the Biden era; ADL CEO calls for Tucker Carlson's ouster; how '60 Minutes' story on Ron DeSantis feeds distrust in the media
Plus... Clarissa Ward responds to criticism of her Myanmar reporting trip; Katie Benner shares insights about the Matt Gaetz investigation; Robby Soave argues that the "60 Minutes" story on Ron DeSantis feeds distrust in the media. Jonathan Greenblatt, Philip Bump, Amanda Carpenter, Matt Gertz, Katie Benner, Robby Soave and Clarissa Ward join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
47 minutes | a month ago
Claire McNear on the importance of "Jeopardy!" and the future of the franchise
Claire McNear, author of the definitive "Jeopardy!" book, "Answers in the Form of Questions," talks with Brian Stelter about the impact of Alex Trebek's death, the search for a new host, and the views of the "contestant community." McNear says the guest hosting slots may not be "tryouts," per se, and reveals the secrecy that has surrounded the guest hosting process. She also previews some surprises that might be in store later this spring.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
42 minutes | a month ago
April 4, 2021: Sara Sidner's impressions from inside the Chauvin trial; Jim Acosta on 'post-Trump stress disorder;' is Biden's spending plan getting a fair shake?
Plus... Derek Thompson on "The Pandemic's Wrongest Man," Kate Bennett on the confessions in Hunter Biden's memoir, and David Zurawik on Matt Gaetz's quest for media stardom. Sara Sidner, Kethevane Gorjestani, Jim Acosta, Annie Karni, Abigail Tracy, David Zurawik and Derek Thompson join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
40 minutes | a month ago
Three months in: CNN media team roundtable about 2021's biggest stories so far
Brian Stelter debriefs on the first three months of 2021 with CNN senior media editor An Phung and media reporters Kerry Flynn and Oliver Darcy. From major newsroom leader resignations, to the "personalization" of journalism, to defamation lawsuits, they identify and digest the biggest themes in the media business and share their predictions for the coming months.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
41 minutes | a month ago
March 28, 2021: Dominion lawyer explains lawsuit against Fox; are White House correspondents out of sync with the country?
Plus... Mary Trump on her uncle's media addiction; Dr. Sanjay Gupta on media coverage of Covid-19; Jon Karl on the relative lack of leaks from the Biden White House; and a look at what happens when the "narrative" overshadows the news. Amanda Marcotte, Greg Sargent, Jonathan Karl, Stephen Shackelford, Oliver Darcy, Mary Trump and Dr. Sanjay Gupta join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
36 minutes | a month ago
John Temple on 'the limits of journalism' as news outlets mobilize to cover yet another mass shooting
The never-ending cycle of mass killing coverage has exposed the limits of journalism and "those limits are painful," veteran journalist John Temple says. Temple talks with Brian Stelter about his experience covering the Columbine massacre in 1999 and says "there was a sense that something would change" in the aftermath. Now, however, there's "this feeling that we're just going in a loop" after every tragedy, he says. Speaking in the wake of mass murders in Atlanta and Boulder, Temple talks about storytelling methods, the line between reporting and advocacy, and the moral dimensions of news coverage. He also points out that "the human cost on the journalists is enormous because it's day after day of grief."To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
40 minutes | 2 months ago
March 21, 2021: Connie Chung on coverage of anti-Asian hate; Rep. Ilhan Omar on the immigration debate; David French on 'cancel culture' and corporate cowardice
Plus... BBC anchor Clive Myrie on the "toxic media environment" in the US and the UK's regulation of TV networks; Brian Stelter says "you are what you watch, and it could make you sick." Dr. Seema Yasmin, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, David French, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Connie Chung, Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Clive Myrie join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
49 minutes | 2 months ago
How is climate change coverage changing? A conversation with Emily Atkin, Emily Holden and John Sutter
What are the functions of climate journalism? With polarization preventing consensus, where do reporters meet their audience? John Sutter, Emily Atkin and Emily Holden share insights about covering the climate crisis in a roundtable discussion. Atkin, who writes the HEATED newsletter, says she is not preaching to the choir, she is "teaching the choir how to sing." Holden talks about her new nonprofit outlet Floodlight and the value of newsroom collaboration. Sutter, a filmmaker and CNN climate analyst, describes how climate coverage has evolves and shares his hopes for the first installment of his documentary series "Baseline."To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
40 minutes | 2 months ago
March 14, 2021: Tucker Carlson is the new Donald Trump; how to improve coverage of voting rights; the British media's belated reckoning with race
Plus... Media coverage of Gov. Andrew Cuomo; President Biden's press strategy; and Alec MacGillis on his new book 'Fulfillment,' exploring America, Amazon and extreme inequality. S.E. Cupp, David Zurawik, April Ryan, Erik Wemple, Jennifer Morrell, Jessica Huseman, Alec MacGillis and Trisha Goddard join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
35 minutes | 2 months ago
Sunshine Week 2021: Meet three journalists who are shining a light on local and federal government
Brian Stelter speaks with Los Angeles Times DC bureau chief Kimbriell Kelly, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editor George Stanley, and Katie Townsend, legal director at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. The trio of Freedom of Information experts preview Sunshine Week, a weeklong initiative promoting open government. "There's a lot more that needs to be done to increase transparency to government at both a federal level and at a local level," Kelly says.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
40 minutes | 2 months ago
March 7, 2021: All roads lead to the Murdochs; royal correspondent defends negative Meghan Markle coverage; Iowa reporter faces trial after covering BLM protest
Plus... How the GOP takes its "cancel culture" cues from Fox; NYT columnist criticized for conflict of interest; the ups and downs of broadcasting from home during the pandemic. Diane Falzone, Sarah Ellison, Oliver Darcy, Maribel Perez Wadsworth, Richard Palmer and Kristin Meinzer join Brian Stelter.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
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