41 min

Ripped From the Headlines Exiles on 12th Street

    • Society & Culture

What has happened to the news? As the proliferation of terms like “fake news” and “alternative facts” indicates, we can’t take everything we read at face value. So who can we trust? The seventh episode of Exiles on 12th Street investigates how news media has changed, and how the headlines of today influence the politics of tomorrow. Join the Exiles as we talk to television journalist and co-founder of the PBS Newshour Robert MacNeil; finance and politics writer Helaine Olen; media historian David Greenberg; and award-winning Trump impersonator John Di Domenico. The episode is presented by your host, Claire Potter, co-executive editor of Public Seminar and professor of history at The New School for Social Research.

What has happened to the news? As the proliferation of terms like “fake news” and “alternative facts” indicates, we can’t take everything we read at face value. So who can we trust? The seventh episode of Exiles on 12th Street investigates how news media has changed, and how the headlines of today influence the politics of tomorrow. Join the Exiles as we talk to television journalist and co-founder of the PBS Newshour Robert MacNeil; finance and politics writer Helaine Olen; media historian David Greenberg; and award-winning Trump impersonator John Di Domenico. The episode is presented by your host, Claire Potter, co-executive editor of Public Seminar and professor of history at The New School for Social Research.

41 min

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