7 episodes

A podcast about journalism & trust

Frenemy of the People Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

A podcast about journalism & trust

    Local News with Josh Shaffer

    Local News with Josh Shaffer

    In this episode I talk to Josh Shaffer, a crime and courts reporter at the Raleigh News & Observer (my local paper!) about what it's like to be part of an "endangered species," how he finds local stories that people care about, and how folks can support local reporting.

    • 33 min
    People who write about other people - with Stephanie Russell-Kraft

    People who write about other people - with Stephanie Russell-Kraft

    Journalist Stephanie Russell-Kraft talks about respecting and protecting sources, the freelance life, and becoming the story. Find her work at https://www.stephanierussellkraft.com/.

    • 42 min
    Travel Journalism with Lilit Marcus

    Travel Journalism with Lilit Marcus

    Lilit Marcus is the travel editor at CNN. She talks about what it's like to travel for a living in the context of a career that can be dangerous even on a regular day in the office. Marcus also discusses misconceptions about travel writing, how she connects with people even when she doesn't speak their language, and why you should go to Fargo. 

    • 46 min
    Disasters and Details with John D. Sutter

    Disasters and Details with John D. Sutter

    NatGeo and CNN journalist John D. Sutter talks covering climate change, hurricanes, and being transparent about all of it.

    • 45 min
    The audience is the customer, with AC Shilton

    The audience is the customer, with AC Shilton

    Journalist AC Shilton discusses her approach to investigative reporting, her background in sociology, getting people to talk on camera, why she sees her audience as her customer, and more.

    • 46 min
    Asking the Readers What They Want with Matt Pearce of the LA Times

    Asking the Readers What They Want with Matt Pearce of the LA Times

    Journalist Matt Pearce discusses his career, his current work covering the 2020 election, mistakes he's made that inform his approach to reporting, and why he asked readers to help him decide what/who to cover. (There are some sound issues with this episode - I apologize, and am working to make sure the next one is better!)

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Sasparillahhhhh ,

Loving this podcast

So grateful to Kaitlin for creating a space for conversation surrounding the media, journalists, the work they do, and how it connects to the public as a whole. Can’t wait to hear more!

daisydog1001 ,

Great new podcast

Kaitlin Phillips interviews journalist to help us understand the role these vital professionals play in a democracy—despite the rhetoric of our moment. Great first episode! Can’t swing for #2.

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