The podcasting primary; interview with Andrew Yang; the polarization of trust in the Trump era; sensationalism and scare tactics in local news; secrecy surrounding immigration policy; does the press want impeachment?
June 16, 2019: Andrew Yang, Sam Vinograd, Max Boot, Margaret Sullivan, David Zurawik and Caitlin Dickerson join Brian Stelter.
NYT's Kevin Roose on YouTube's recommendation engine, online radicalization, and a parallel media world
Kevin Roose and Brian Stelter discuss Roose's newest story, "The Making of a YouTube Radical." Roose, a tech columnist at The New York Times, says YouTube's algorithm is "designed to create personalized rabbit holes," sometimes with dangerous consequences. Roose talks about how YouTube evolved into a "behavioral modification AI wrapped in the skin of a video website." And he discusses the positive and negative "garbage fire" reactions to his investigation.
Trump uses cemetery backdrop for trash talking on Fox; Coverage of 2020 race revolves around Joe Biden; Looking back at the day Trump entered the GOP race; Jim Acosta's new book: 'The Enemy of the People'; Have Democrats lost the Mueller messaging war?; C
Trump uses cemetery backdrop for trash talking on Fox; Coverage of 2020 race revolves around Joe Biden; Looking back at the day Trump entered the GOP race; Jim Acosta's new book: 'The Enemy of the People'; Have Democrats lost the Mueller messaging war?; Cicilline previews his hearings about Big Tech and antitrust; Would this legislation help save local newspapers?; Outrage over police raids of Australian journalists; YouTube's new white supremacy ban sparks debate
Meet three of the witnesses who are speaking about journalism at an antitrust hearing about Big Tech
The House's first hearing about "Online Platforms and Market Power" is examining how Google and Facebook have affected local journalism. Ahead of the June 11 hearing, Brian Stelter speaks with Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Kevin Riley, News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern, and Sally Hubbard of the Open Markets Institute, all of whom are set to testify. Pointing to the inequity, Riley asks, "Does it make sense that at a time when our audience is at its biggest point, our financial difficulties are at their most difficult point?"
Mueller's big TV moment; Handmaid's Tale star speaks out about abortion bans; new book says America "is split into two worlds;" how to improve coverage of inequality; Bill Nye's explanation for strange UFO sightings; why has the Pentagon stopped holding o
June 2, 2019: Ann Dowd, Warren Littlefield, Bill Nye, Elaina Plott, Sarah Ellison, Noah Shachtman, Barbara Starr, and Chris Arnade join Brian Stelter.