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Journalism + Design

Disentangling journalism’s messiest problems. Heather Chaplin and Emily Bell tap the biggest brains in the business and beyond to tease out where we go from here. From the Journalism and Design program at The New School.

52:26 | Feb 25th

Gawker unionized in 2015, setting off a wave of digital newsroom organizing, invigorated by layoffs and politics that leave journalists feeling embattled. Emily and Heather are joined by long-time labor reporter Steven Greenhouse, Writers Guild of Am...Show More

45:48 | Mar 9th

In the past few years, coverage of Silicon Valley in the press has shifted away from techno-utopian boosterism towards increasingly critical analysis. On this week's episode, we hear some advice from the New York Times' John Herrman about covering bi...Show More
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42:19 | May 4th, 2018

Emily + Heather consider what place opinion journalism has in public discourse today. With Jeet Heer (The New Republic) and Katie Kingsbury (New York Times) the two ask: Is intellectual diversity possible? And what’s that smell? Is it the daily bonfi...Show More

51:35 | Apr 8th

For our season two finale, Emily and Heather are joined by "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" writer Mike Drucker to talk about all things comedy and journalism. How do the writing staffs at shows like Full Frontal collaborate with researchers to produ...Show More

48:18 | Mar 22nd

In "The Digital Maginot Line", Mozilla fellow and disinformation expert Renée DiResta argues that perpetrators of information warfare have shifted from "targeting infrastructure to targeting the minds of civilians." In this week's episode, Renée join...Show More
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