20 episodes

Mad for Media? Have a jones for all things journalism? Enjoy seeking the stories behind the stories you'll get nowhere else? Then you'll love the News Junkies; three veteran journalists who can't get enough of the stuff themselves.

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    • News Commentary

Mad for Media? Have a jones for all things journalism? Enjoy seeking the stories behind the stories you'll get nowhere else? Then you'll love the News Junkies; three veteran journalists who can't get enough of the stuff themselves.

    Social Media: Crazies, Lies, & Censorship

    Social Media: Crazies, Lies, & Censorship

    Social Media has long been home to all sorts of fringe groups, conspiracy theorist, and outright liars.  The recent violent siege of the Capitol raises questions of just how, or to what extent, we can control free speech on social media.

    • 42 min
    Is the media biased?

    Is the media biased?

    Is the media truly biased? And if so, who's to blame and where will it all end? Veteran journalist Edward Kosner has been Editor in Chief of Newsweek, New York Magazine, and The NY Daily News and has a fascinating take.

    • 26 min
    Media Report Card: Election 2020

    Media Report Card: Election 2020

    Ken Auletta of The New Yorker gives his unvarnished assessment of the media's coverage of the 2020 Presidential election.

    • 21 min
    UP ALL NIGHT; Ted Turner, CNN, and Birth of 24-Hour News

    UP ALL NIGHT; Ted Turner, CNN, and Birth of 24-Hour News

    A juice, warts and all, behind-the-scenes look at the improbable beginnings of a whole new chapter in the history of television.

    • 41 min
    KILLING THE MESSENGER

    KILLING THE MESSENGER

    First it was Trump, but now both protestors AND the police are attacking the media. The News Broads examine this phenomenon with PEN America's CEO, Suzanne Nossel.

    • 24 min
    JOY BEHAR - Funny and Ferocious!

    JOY BEHAR - Funny and Ferocious!

    How The View became one of the most important political platforms in the country. Joy Behar, the longest running co host on the show tells us the secret...along with some funny, exclusive behind the scenes tidbits.

    • 27 min

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