100 episodes

A social justice podcast combining hard-hitting journalism and interviews with hip-hop music and original lyrics from independent artists. Each episode delves into an important issue with an alternative take to widely accepted narratives, arming listeners with knowledge and insight they won't hear from mainstream media outlets.

News Beat Morey Creative Studios

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    • 4.9 • 73 Ratings

A social justice podcast combining hard-hitting journalism and interviews with hip-hop music and original lyrics from independent artists. Each episode delves into an important issue with an alternative take to widely accepted narratives, arming listeners with knowledge and insight they won't hear from mainstream media outlets.

    GOP Election Crime Hysteria & Larry Krasner Impeachment

    GOP Election Crime Hysteria & Larry Krasner Impeachment

    Republicans, who have long used crime to win elections, are now determined to remove democratically elected progressive prosecutors from office. These are effectively modern day coups meant to crush reform policies that voters supported in response to decades of mass incarceration and punitive policing measures. 


    News Beat is a multi-award-winning podcast brought to you by Morey Creative Studios and Manny Faces Media.

    Audio Editor/Sound Designer/Producer/Host: Manny FacesEditor-In-Chief/Producer: Chris TwarowskiManaging Editor/Producer: Rashed MianEpisode Art: Jeff MainExecutive Producer: Jed Morey
    Support the show: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=EYkdQRkbZ6vNTGfNSGWZjx7_15orqqDl8vkmrAg3TkxLprft1OguFwxlheC3tAkNd-KVPG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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    • 32 min
    Exposed: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Big Lie (Part Two)

    Exposed: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Big Lie (Part Two)

    In a follow up to our “Big Lie” episode, we report on the congressional hearings on fossil fuel disinformation that you likely didn’t see in the corporate media. Investigators publicly released internal Big Oil documents that further exposed how the industry utilizes propaganda and disinformation to further investments in oil and gas, while claiming publicly to be transitioning to alternative energy.

    Here's the link to the "Criminalizing Protest" episode we referenced in the outro: https://www.usnewsbeat.com/criminalizing-protest 


    News Beat is a multi-award-winning podcast brought to you by Morey Creative Studios and Manny Faces Media.

    Audio Editor/Sound Designer/Producer/Host: Manny FacesEditor-In-Chief/Producer: Chris TwarowskiManaging Editor/Producer: Rashed MianEpisode Art: Jeff MainExecutive Producer: Jed Morey
    Support the show: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=EYkdQRkbZ6vNTGfNSGWZjx7_15orqqDl8vkmrAg3TkxLprft1OguFwxlheC3tAkNd-KVPG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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    • 41 min
    Climate Propaganda: The Fossil Fuel Industry's Big Lie

    Climate Propaganda: The Fossil Fuel Industry's Big Lie

    What did the fossil fuel industry know about climate change and when did it know it?

    Turns out, these giant corporations were aware of the harmful effects of greenhouse gas emissions for DECADES and instead of combatting the crisis they’ve engaged in obfuscation and manipulative marketing campaigns to sow confusion and mistrust of science.

    At the same time, some of the most influential ad agencies on the planet—along with news organizations—have helped fossil fuel companies hone their image amid calls for increased action to reduce harmful emissions and fight the ever-worsening climate crisis!

    This is the story of how a greed-obsessed industry mastered the art of manipulation to f*** the world—with help from some well-connected friends.


    News Beat is a multi-award-winning podcast brought to you by Morey Creative Studios and Manny Faces Media.

    Audio Editor/Sound Designer/Producer/Host: Manny FacesEditor-In-Chief/Producer: Chris TwarowskiManaging Editor/Producer: Rashed MianEpisode Art: Jeff MainExecutive Producer: Jed Morey
    Support the show: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=EYkdQRkbZ6vNTGfNSGWZjx7_15orqqDl8vkmrAg3TkxLprft1OguFwxlheC3tAkNd-KVPG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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    • 40 min
    MMIWG2S: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two-Spirit People

    MMIWG2S: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two-Spirit People

    Bernadette Smith scours the depths of the Red River in Manitoba for her missing sister and other women and children murdered and dumped in its murky waters. Duana Johnson comforts families of those who’ve vanished from reservations throughout the U.S. Northwest. Mary Kathryn Nagle battles for justice on behalf of the mothers, daughters, sisters, aunties, and nieces stolen, tortured, raped, and killed. These Native women represent the countless voices extinguished by the ongoing genocide confronted by the MMIWG2S movement. Who’s committing these atrocities, and why isn’t more being done to stop them?!? This special episode of the News Beat podcast delves into the mystery, horrors, and heartbreak defining the crisis, searching for answers to these and many other haunting questions centuries in the making. Adding to the visceral journalistic storytelling, South Carolina-by-way-of-New York Hip Hop sorceress LiKWUiD performs original verse to illuminate the epidemic, and mission to end it. 


    News Beat is a multi-award-winning podcast brought to you by Morey Creative Studios and Manny Faces Media.

    Audio Editor/Sound Designer/Producer/Host: Manny FacesEditor-In-Chief/Producer: Chris TwarowskiManaging Editor/Producer: Rashed MianEpisode Art: Jeff MainExecutive Producer: Jed Morey
    Support the show: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=EYkdQRkbZ6vNTGfNSGWZjx7_15orqqDl8vkmrAg3TkxLprft1OguFwxlheC3tAkNd-KVPG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ukraine War: Proxies, Profits & Propaganda

    Ukraine War: Proxies, Profits & Propaganda

    Ukraine is at the center of a proxy war between decades-long rivals and two competing economic systems, and opportunistic weapons manufacturers are cashing in. We provide a much-needed historical perspective about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, elements of which have gone under-reported, if not ignored entirely, by the corporate media. Our guests for this episode include Jennifer Briney, host of the fantastic podcast ‘Congressional Dish,' and Sam Ratner, policy director of the nonprofit Win Without War. We put a ton of work into this podcast, which is completely independent, so please follow us on your favorite app so you never miss an episode. For show notes and more information about this episode, head over to newsbeat.substack.com and subscribe to our FREE newsletter to receive updates about new episodes and bonus content. 


    News Beat is a multi-award-winning podcast brought to you by Morey Creative Studios and Manny Faces Media.

    Audio Editor/Sound Designer/Producer/Host: Manny FacesEditor-In-Chief/Producer: Chris TwarowskiManaging Editor/Producer: Rashed MianEpisode Art: Jeff MainExecutive Producer: Jed Morey
    Support the show: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=EYkdQRkbZ6vNTGfNSGWZjx7_15orqqDl8vkmrAg3TkxLprft1OguFwxlheC3tAkNd-KVPG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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    • 35 min
    American Nightmare: Poverty to Prison Pipeline

    American Nightmare: Poverty to Prison Pipeline

    A staggering percentage of those locked up in America’s mass incarceration crisis—upwards of 20%, or 200,000 folks (!!)—were homeless or in marginal housing leading up to their imprisonment. Forty percent were on welfare. Even more were jobless, especially among the Black community. And far too many were in public housing or foster care prior to even turning 18. This episode examines the devastating link between poverty and incarceration in the United States—what reform advocates dub America’s ‘Poverty to Prison Pipeline.’


    News Beat is a multi-award-winning podcast brought to you by Morey Creative Studios and Manny Faces Media.

    Audio Editor/Sound Designer/Producer/Host: Manny FacesEditor-In-Chief/Producer: Chris TwarowskiManaging Editor/Producer: Rashed MianEpisode Art: Jeff MainExecutive Producer: Jed Morey
    Support the show: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=EYkdQRkbZ6vNTGfNSGWZjx7_15orqqDl8vkmrAg3TkxLprft1OguFwxlheC3tAkNd-KVPG&country.x=US&locale.x=US
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Usergdhdu$; ,

Excellent

Excellent. Great discussion of important topics. Critical analysis that is much needed. I am very happy to have “discovered” this podcast. Thanks Manny for your great work.

RC526 ,

A Must Listen for These Challenging Times

Current events aside, News Beat is an education for me, and as a regular listener, this podcast has brought important awareness measures to so many of today's issues. Everything from the guests and topics, to the accompanying original tracks and lyrics, provide a captivating production that you'll want to keep listening for more.

hiphopjc ,

Awesome Podcast! must listen!

Awesome podcast! informative filled with original content and music

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