Season 02 Episode 10
April 10, 2019
For our season two finale, Emily and Heather are joined by “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” writer Mike Drucker to talk about all things comedy and journalism: How do the...
Season 02 Episode 09
March 25, 2019
In “The Digital Maginot Line”, Mozilla fellow and disinformation expert Renée DiResta argues that perpetrators of information warfare have shifted from “targeting infrastructure to targeting the minds of civilians.” In this...
Season 02 Episode 08
March 11, 2019
In the past few years, coverage of Silicon Valley in the press has shifted away from techno-utopian boosterism towards increasingly critical analysis. On this week’s episode, we hear some advice...
Season 02 Episode 07
February 26, 2019
Gawker unionized in 2015, setting off a wave of digital newsroom organizing that has since only been invigorated by layoffs and politics that leave journalists feeling embattled. Emily and Heather...
Season 02 Episode 06
February 11, 2019
BuzzFeed, Vice and other leaders in digital media have laid off over 2,000 people so far this year. It seems that nobody can bring in enough revenue from digital advertising...
Season 02 Episode 05
January 17, 2019
How do we measure the reach and impact of online journalism? Does audience data belong in the newsroom? Though the meaning of audience metrics is often opaque, their effects on business and editorial decisions are...
Season 02 Episode 04
December 17, 2018
In the second part of Tricky’s deep-dive into the relationship between news publishers and tech platforms, Jezebel founding editor Anna Holmes joins Heather and Emily to talk about the glory...
Season 02 Episode 03
December 3, 2018
Writer and journalism professor Anjali Khosla joins Heather and Emily to talk about how we got this fraught relationship between tech platforms and news publishers. They cover the latest Facebook...
Season 02 Episode 02
November 19, 2018
Emily and Heather discuss the fallout from the White House sharing a doctored video of Jim Acosta’s heated exchange with President Trump. They then listen to local reporters from around...
Season 02 Episode 01
November 5, 2018
Journalist Mehdi Hasan joins Heather Chaplin and Emily Bell to discuss the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and explore what its coverage says about the American media’s evolving relationship...