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We are a collection of anonymous citizen journalists covering music, technology and culture.

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We are a collection of anonymous citizen journalists covering music, technology and culture.

    Episode 10: Omari Salisbury, Citizen Journalist | Converge Media

    Episode 10: Omari Salisbury, Citizen Journalist | Converge Media

    Today we sat down with Omari Salisbury, Seattle-based citizen journalist and content creator for Converge Media. We discussed his coverage of Seattle’s Capitol Hill Occupied Protest, also known as CHOP, his recent interview with SPD Chief of Police, Carmen Best, his take on the Defund the Police movement and other related topics. Also listen on:  … Continue reading Episode 10: Omari Salisbury, Citizen Journalist | Converge Media →

    • 33 min
    Episode 9: Richard Hine, Novelist and Political Commentator

    Episode 9: Richard Hine, Novelist and Political Commentator

    Today we sat down with Richard Hine, a novelist, content creator and political commentator. Previously he was the publisher of Time Magazine’s Latin American edition and vice president of marketing and business development at The Wall Street Journal. He created a Twitter parody account of President Trump, called “Real Donald Drumpf,”, which has been named … Continue reading Episode 9: Richard Hine, Novelist and Political Commentator →

    • 51 min
    Episode 8: Dr. Jonathan Dinman and COVID-19

    Episode 8: Dr. Jonathan Dinman and COVID-19

    COVID-19 has changed the world in many ways. Today we sat down with Dr. Jonathan Dinman, a Virologist at the University of Maryland who is not only studying the virus, but was also a victim of the virus, along with his family. We hear his story, what he has learned about the virus and the … Continue reading Episode 8: Dr. Jonathan Dinman and COVID-19 →

    • 37 min
    Episode 7: Michelle Mae (of The Make-Up)

    Episode 7: Michelle Mae (of The Make-Up)

    Michelle Mae is the bass player of The Make-Up, an American post-punk band from Washington, D.C. formed in late 1990s. They combine garage rock, soul, and a self-styled liberation theology. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Michelle to talk about her influences, the early days of the Make Up, mysticism, healing and the … Continue reading Episode 7: Michelle Mae (of The Make-Up) →

    • 27 min
    Episode 6: Walter Martin (Washington DC Musician)

    Episode 6: Walter Martin (Washington DC Musician)

    Walter Martin is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter from Washington DC. He has been a driving force in the critically acclaimed bands Jonathan Fire*eater and The Walkmen. He has released four solo albums and has a song on a the soundtrack of the upcoming animated movie the Missing Link. We had the pleasure of sitting … Continue reading Episode 6: Walter Martin (Washington DC Musician) →

    • 39 min
    Episode 5: Jonathan Zimmerman and the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

    Episode 5: Jonathan Zimmerman and the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

    To quote an American Bar Association article, “American college campuses have long been proffered as safe places to freely exchange and discuss ideas. However, they have since become bastions of censorship of free speech and expression.” We sat down with Jonathan Zimmerman, an author and history professor at University of Pennsylvania, to discuss the current … Continue reading Episode 5: Jonathan Zimmerman and the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses →

    • 20 min

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