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(2014/04/01) No corporate news is good news (Media)

Edition #814

No corporate news is good news

 

Today we take a look at the various ways the corporate media regularly embarrasses itself while in search of ratings from ever-more narrow slivers of potential viewers.

 

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: The plane is not in a black hole - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 03-20-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Bedtime stories - Chris Reed

Ch. 4: Act 2: Keeping Conspiracies Secret And Speculation In The News - @jimmy_dore  Show - Air Date: 3-21-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Empty - The Cranberries

Ch. 6: Act 3: Fox Host Explains Missing Flight with Finding Noah's Ark - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 03-24-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Flat Earth Society - Bad Religion

Ch. 8: Act 4: News, No Experts, Just Diversity Of Speculation - le Show (@theharryshearer) - Air Date 3-23-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Good people - Jack Johnson

Ch. 10: Act 5: PBS Gets On Its Knees For Billionaires | Integrity Is Dead - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-14-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel

Ch. 12: Act 6: CNBC: Climate Change is Witchcraft! - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-05-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Witchcraft - Frank Sinatra

Ch. 14: Act 7: NBC's MTP Debates Climate Change, Truth vs. Nonsense - @FAIRmediawatch - Air Date 2-21-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Nonsense - Komeda

Ch. 16: Act 8: You Can Now Drive Across The US For Free, Mainstream Media Ignores It - @LeeCamp - Air Date: 03-11-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: Electric car - They Might be Giants

Ch. 18: Act 9: Laughably Biased or Fair & Balanced Climate Change Debate? - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-18-14

Ch. 19: Song 9: S.O.S. - The Suicide Machines

Ch. 20: Act 10: Climate Change, The Media Is The Message - @FAIRmediawatch - Air Date 3-21-14

 

Voicemails:

Ch. 21: The problem with the media's coverage of climate change - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 22: The queer experience - Sonya from Minnesota

 

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

 

Ch. 23: Final comments on conservatives believing in free lunches

 

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

 

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