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  • Too Hot For School
    by WNYC Studios on September 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Roosevelt’s New Deal remade American society, and now climate activists are pushing for a Green New Deal to do it again. This week, On the Media looks at the attacks from conservatives against both projects, and why congress underestimates support for climate action. Plus, how a wave of labor strikes might be a crucial component in building momentum towards Green New Deal adoption. And, the teenage girls spreading climate awareness on Tik-Tok. 1. Jane […]

  • OTM presents Trump Inc: The Family Business
    by WNYC Studios on September 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    This week we are featuring a brand new episode from our friends at Trump Inc, a podcast produced here at WNYC. Here's a message from Trump Inc's producers:  When we started all the way back in early 2018, we laid out how we'd be digging into the mysteries around President Donald Trump's business. After all, by keeping ownership of that business, Trump has had dueling interests: the country and his pocketbook.  We've done dozens of episodes over the […]

  • ‘Decomputerize?’ Over My Dead Laptop!
    by Jeff Jarvis on September 19, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    This week, I wrote a dystopia of the dystopians, an extrapolation of current wishes among the anti-tech among us about dangers and regulation of technology, data, and the net. I tried to be detailed and in that I feared I may have gone too far. But now The Guardian shows me I wasn’t nearly dystopian enough, […] The post ‘Decomputerize?’ Over My Dead Laptop! appeared first on BuzzMachine. […]

  • How the Dystos Defeated the Technos: A dystopian vision
    by Jeff Jarvis on September 18, 2019 at 12:09 am

    History 302 — Fall semester, 2032 — Final essay [This is not prediction about tomorrow; it is extrapolation from today -Ed.] Summary This paper explores the victory of technological dystopians over technologists in regulation, legislation, courts, media, business, and culture across the United States, Europe, and other nations in the latter years of what is […] The post How the Dystos Defeated the Technos: A dystopian vision appeared first on […]

  • Podcast: Climate collaboration—three hundred outlets, one billion viewers
    by Amanda Darrach on September 20, 2019 at 4:27 pm

    There is a climate angle to every beat, no matter how small the newsroom; collaboration pays; and climate coverage is no more political than failure to cover the climate crisis. On this week’s episode, Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of CJR, speaks with Mark Hertsgaard, the environmental correspondent for The Nation, on what they’ve learned […]

  • What we’ve learned from our week of climate coverage
    by Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope on September 20, 2019 at 11:45 am

    Today marks the beginning of a global climate strike and Monday will bring the UN Climate Action Summit, so we’re dedicating this installment of our newsletter to media coverage of climate, and whether it’s getting any better. This spring, CJR and The Nation co-founded Covering Climate Now, an unprecedented journalistic collaboration aimed at strengthening news […]