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Citations Needed

By Nima Shirazi, Adam Johnson.

Citations Needed is a podcast about the intersection of media, PR, and power, hosted by Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

  1. 1.
    News Brief: US Media Pathologically Incapable of Criticizing MAGA Mobs Without Evoking Racist Cliches About "Third World"01/07/2021
    32:25
  2. 2.
    Episode 127: Democratic Leadership's Predictable Scapegoating of 'Defund the Police'12/16/2020
    1:26:30
  3. 3.
    Episode 126: Obama-Era Media Failures We Shouldn’t Rehash Under Biden (Part II)12/10/2020
    1:21:28
  4. 4.
    News Brief: The ICE and Pentagon-Bloating Vagueness of the "Climate Change is a National Security Issue" Mantra12/08/2020
    25:03
  5. 5.
    Ep. 125: Obama-Era Media Failures We Shouldn't Rehash Under Biden (Part I)12/02/2020
    1:26:03
  6. 6.
    Episode 124: Mental Health During A Pandemic: How US Media Spins Societal Failures Into Personal Self-Help Journeys11/25/2020
    1:05:12
  7. 7.
    News Brief: It's Not a "Fall From Grace", This Has Always Been Who Giuliani Was11/20/2020
    34:56
  8. 8.
    Episode 123: How Liberal Meta-Demands for "Investigations" and "Studies" Are Used to Silence Activists11/18/2020
    1:14:37
  1. 9.
    News Brief - Review: Netflix's Charles Murray-Themed Hallmark Film 'Hillbilly Elegy'11/11/2020
    45:18
  2. 10.
    News Brief - Post Election Spin: Trump Blames CIA for Loss, Corporate House Dems Blame BLM11/07/2020
    24:04
  3. 11.
    Episode 122: Climate Chaos (Part II)  - The Militarization of Liberals' Climate Change Response10/28/2020
    1:12:04
  4. 12.
    Episode 121 - Climate Chaos (Part I): How the Gap Between Liberal Rhetoric & Policy Promotes Denialism10/21/2020
    1:11:41
  5. 13.
    News Brief - Hollywood and the Pentagon: A Follow Up Conversation with Oliver Stone10/14/2020
    38:01
  6. 14.
    Episode 120: 30 Under 30 Lists and the Problem with Our Youth-Obsessed 'Success' Narratives09/30/2020
    1:14:37
  7. 15.
    Episode 119: How the Right Shaped Pop Country Music09/23/2020
    1:39:36
  8. 16.
    Episode 118: The Snitch Economy: How Rating Apps and Tipping Pit Working People Against Each Other09/16/2020
    1:06:06
  9. 17.
    Episode 117: The Always 'Lagging' U.S. War Machine09/09/2020
    1:29:45
  10. 18.
    News Brief: Detailing the Connection Between Gentrification and Racist Police Harassment08/11/2020
    29:56
  11. 19.
    Episode 116: The Pro-Gentrification Aspirationalism of HGTV's House-Flipping Shows07/29/2020
    1:24:05
  12. 20.
    Episode 115: Hollywood & Anti-Muslim Racism (Part III) - How the Pentagon & CIA Sponsor American Mythmaking07/22/2020
    1:12:57
  13. 21.
    Episode 114: Anti-Muslim Racism in Hollywood (Part II) - Oscar-Bait Imperialism07/15/2020
    1:31:13
  14. 22.
    News Brief: The Harper's Letter and Our Extremely Narrow, Self-Serving Definition of Cancel Culture07/08/2020
    26:06
  15. 23.
    Episode 113: Hollywood & Anti-Muslim Racism (Part 1) - Action and Adventure Schlock07/08/2020
    1:07:02
  16. 24.
    Episode 112: How "Polarization" Discourse Flattens Power Dynamics and Says Nothing06/24/2020
    1:14:04
  17. 25.
    Episode 111: How “Small Business” Rhetoric Is Used to Protect Corporate America06/17/2020
    1:20:51
  18. 26.
    News Brief: The Growing Pushback to Copaganda06/10/2020
    34:04
  19. 27.
    News Brief: Cops Push “Outside Agitator” Line, Exploit Real Fears of Far Right Violence to Delegitimize Protests06/04/2020
    28:57
  20. 28.
    News Brief: 7 Years On, US Media Still Has No Answer for #BLM Other Than Vague Handwringing05/30/2020
    32:55
  21. 29.
    News Brief: Trump, the NFL, and the Upcoming Mother of All 'Culture Wars'05/27/2020
    40:21
  22. 30.
    Episode 110: The Shiny-Object Psychology of American Capitalist “Innovation”05/20/2020
    1:03:00
  23. 31.
    Episode 109: Self-Help Culture and the Rise of Corporate Happiness Monitoring05/06/2020
    1:04:28
  24. 32.
    Episode 108: How GDP Fetishism Drives Climate Crisis and Inequality04/29/2020
    1:01:45
  25. 33.
    Episode 107: Pop Torts and the Ready-Made Virality of ‘Frivolous Lawsuit’ Stories04/22/2020
    1:12:42
  26. 34.
    Episode 106: The Sanitization of Sanctions04/15/2020
    1:30:23
  27. 35.
    News Brief: Widespread Indifference to Covid-19 in Prisons04/08/2020
    59:53
  28. 36.
    News Brief: Top 10 Worst Covid Crisis Takes (So Far)03/29/2020
    42:52
  29. 37.
    News Brief: As a Social Democracy Response Fails, Likelihood of Martial Response to Covid19 Rises03/23/2020
    27:14
  30. 38.
    Episode 105: Pandemic, Pelosi, and the People We Consider Human03/18/2020
    39:25
  31. 39.
    Episode 104: The Pete Peterson Austerity Empire and the “How Will You Pay For It?” Lie03/11/2020
    1:14:52
  32. 40.
    Episode 103: The Glib Left-Punching of “Purity Politics” Discourse03/04/2020
    1:00:36
  33. 41.
    Episode 102: The Conservative Sanctimony of Journalistic Impartiality02/26/2020
    1:16:42
  34. 42.
    Episode 101: The False Universality of “Common Sense”02/19/2020
    1:04:20
  35. 43.
    Episode 100: Willie Hortonism 2020 - Media Attacks on Prison Reform02/05/2020
    1:19:50
  36. 44.
    Episode 99: The Cruel, Voyeuristic Quackery of Rehab TV Shows01/29/2020
    1:04:56
  37. 45.
    Episode 98: The Refined Sociopathy of The Economist01/22/2020
    1:26:35
  38. 46.
    Episode 97: Porch Pirate Panic and the Paranoid Racism of Snitch Apps01/15/2020
    1:24:41
  39. 47.
    Episode 96: The Christian Cinema-GOP Persecution Complex12/11/2019
    1:22:29
  40. 48.
    Episode 95: The Hollow Vanity of Libertarian "Choice" Rhetoric12/04/2019
    1:00:16
  41. 49.
    Episode 94: The Goofy Pseudoscience Copaganda of TV Forensics11/27/2019
    1:03:38
  42. 50.
    News Brief: A Conversation With Indigenous Media Resistance on Mauna Kea11/20/2019
    37:43
  43. 51.
    News Brief: Bolivia Coup Coverage and the Limits of 'Agency' Discourse11/15/2019
    24:09
  44. 52.
    Episode 93: 100 Years of U.S. Media Fueling Anti-Immigrant Sentiment11/13/2019
    1:00:20
  45. 53.
    Episode 92: The Responsibility-Erasing Catch-all of ‘Automation’10/30/2019
    1:07:08
  46. 54.
    Episode 91: It's Time to Retire the Term "Middle Class"10/23/2019
    54:52
  47. 55.
    Episode 90: How Western Media's False Binary Between "Science" and Indigenous Rights is Used to Erase Native People10/16/2019
    1:05:58
  48. 56.
    Episode 89: How Charges of 'Appeasement' Equate Diplomacy with Treason10/09/2019
    43:49
  49. 57.
    Episode 88: The Mythical Bygone Glory Days of "Free Speech"09/25/2019
    56:55
  50. 58.
    News Brief: Jon Schwarz on Samantha Power's Whitewashing Memoir09/23/2019
    32:39
  51. 59.
    Episode 87: Nate Silver and the Crisis of Pundit Brain09/18/2019
    58:53
  52. 60.
    Episode 86: Incitement Against the Homeless (Part II) - The Exterminationist Rhetoric of Fox News09/11/2019
    46:19
  53. 61.
    Episode 85: Incitement Against the Homeless (Part I) - The Infestation Rhetoric of Local News09/04/2019
    54:01
  54. 62.
    Episode 84: How Claims of “Sowing Discord” Are Used to Silence Criticism of Power07/24/2019
    1:07:02
  55. 63.
    Episode 83: The Unchecked Conservative Ideology of US Media's 'Fact-Check' Verticals07/17/2019
    48:32
  56. 64.
    Episode 82: 'Western Civilization' and White Supremacy: The Right-Wing Co-option of Antiquity07/10/2019
    59:15
  57. 65.
    Episode 81: How US Media Pits Labor and Climate Activists Against One Other07/03/2019
    42:11
  58. 66.
    Episode 80: Animal Rights as Media and Pop Culture Punchline06/19/2019
    54:09
  59. 67.
    Episode 79: How 'Neutral' 'Experts' Took Over Trump's Iran Policy06/12/2019
    56:03
  60. 68.
    Episode 78: The Militarization of U.S. Media's Drug Coverage06/05/2019
    52:26
  61. 69.
    Episode 77: Frugality Fables and the Poor-Shaming Grift of Financial Advice Journalism05/29/2019
    1:01:34
  62. 70.
    Episode 76: The Anti-War Rebranding of Rhodes and Power and the Moral Hazard of Faux Mea Culpas05/22/2019
    56:52
  63. 71.
    News Brief: The #Bronx120 and Preet Bharara's Woke Rebranding05/09/2019
    11:06
  64. 72.
    Episode 75: The Trouble with 'Florida Man'05/01/2019
    51:51
  65. 73.
    Episode 74: Liberal Gandhi Fetishism and the Problem with Pop Notions of 'Violence'04/24/2019
    1:13:21
  66. 74.
    Episode 73: Western Media’s Narrow, Colonial Definition of "Corruption"04/17/2019
    53:54
  67. 75.
    Episode 72: John Stossel: Libertarian Billionaires' Inside Man04/10/2019
    1:01:46
  68. 76.
    Episode 71: Laundering Imperial Violence Through Anodyne Foreign Policy-Speak (Part II)04/03/2019
    53:19
  69. 77.
    Episode 70: Laundering Imperial Violence Through Anodyne Foreign Policy-Speak (Part I)03/20/2019
    56:32
  70. 78.
    Episode 69: The Rise of the Inexplicable Republican Best Friend03/13/2019
    37:47
  71. 79.
    Episode 68 - A New Gun Control Debate: Dismantling Our Racist 'Lock 'Em Up' Approach03/06/2019
    1:01:50
  72. 80.
    News Brief: Let's Relitigate the Sh*t Out of 2016 -- with Thomas Frank02/28/2019
    38:43
  73. 81.
    Episode 67: The Gate-Keeping, Power-Serving Tautology of “Electability”02/27/2019
    55:53
  74. 82.
    Episode 66: Whataboutism - The Media's Favorite Rhetorical Shield Against Criticism of US Policy02/20/2019
    59:36
  75. 83.
    Episode 65: How Empire Uses ‘Feminist’ Branding to Sell War and Occupation02/06/2019
    1:22:12
  76. 84.
    Episode 64: Mike Rowe’s Koch-Backed Working Man Affectation01/30/2019
    1:08:04
  77. 85.
    Episode 63: Gambling and Neoliberal Rot - How Our Most Regressive Tax Flies Under the Radar01/23/2019
    1:07:24
  78. 86.
    Episode 62: Sanitizing Our Settler-Colonial Past With ‘Nation of Immigrants’ Narratives01/16/2019
    49:20
  79. 87.
    Episode 61: What The Hell Is Wrong With MSNBC, Part II -- A Rebuttal01/09/2019
    57:01
  80. 88.
    Episode 60: Kitten Rescues, Lip-Syncing & Christmas Traffic Stops - Your Guide to Clickbait Copaganda12/12/2018
    48:46
  81. 89.
    Episode 59: National Pastimes: Mindless Militarism in American Sports12/05/2018
    57:31
  82. 90.
    Episode 58: The Neoliberal Optimism Industry11/28/2018
    1:00:26
  83. 91.
    News Brief: Consumer Society and the Curation of Culture11/21/2018
    40:18
  84. 92.
    Episode 57: A Matter of Survival - Trivializing Trans Rights as a Boutique “Identity” Issue11/14/2018
    54:43
  85. 93.
    Episode 56: How The Media Learned to Worry About War Without Ever Opposing It11/07/2018
    1:13:29
  86. 94.
    Episode 55: Jake Tapper and the Art of Faux-Adversarialism10/31/2018
    1:03:24
  87. 95.
    Episode 54: Local 'Crime' Reporting as Police Stenography10/17/2018
    1:02:32
  88. 96.
    Episode 53: The Increasingly Dull Edge of 'Hypocrisy' Takedowns10/10/2018
    50:10
  89. 97.
    Episode 52: Attacks on Affirmative Action and the Commodification of Diversity10/03/2018
    1:09:31
  90. 98.
    Episode 51: How 'The West Wing' Poisoned the Liberal Mind09/26/2018
    57:29
  91. 99.
    Episode 50: Anti-Imperialism and MSNBC-Approved Socialism09/19/2018
    1:12:14
  92. 100.
    Episode 49: Shifting Media Representations of Abortion (Part II)09/12/2018
    46:20
  93. 101.
    Episode 48: Shifting Media Representations of Abortion (Part I)09/05/2018
    49:00
  94. 102.
    News Brief: Don't Let the Media Erase McCain's Far Right Legacy08/26/2018
    18:31
  95. 103.
    Episode 47: American Magnanimity - Spinning Crimes Against Humanity as Benevolence08/08/2018
    49:24
  96. 104.
    Episode 46: The Not-So-Benevolent Billionaire, Part II - Bill Gates in Africa08/01/2018
    55:00
  97. 105.
    Episode 45: The Not-So-Benevolent Billionaire: Bill Gates and Western Media07/25/2018
    1:09:29
  98. 106.
    Episode 44: RussiaGate, Year 3 - Using the Nonstop Specter of Russia to Tarnish Black Activists07/18/2018
    51:31
  99. 107.
    Episode 43: RussiaGate Year 3 -- How Liberals' Martial Posture Harms the Left07/11/2018
    49:09
  100. 108.
    Episode 42: 'Populism' - The Media’s Favorite Catch-All Smear for the Left06/27/2018
    1:00:13
  101. 109.
    Episode 41: The Moral Poverty of Capitalist Healthcare Framing06/20/2018
    58:02
  102. 110.
    Episode 40: The Civility Fetish06/13/2018
    53:02
  103. 111.
    Episode 39: From Cradle to Courtroom: How The Media Stacks the Deck Against “Defendants”06/06/2018
    1:18:40
  104. 112.
    Episode 38: The Media's Bogus Generation Obsession05/23/2018
    44:12
  105. 113.
    Episode 37: Black Lives Matter, Dreamers, and the Problem of 'The Perfect Victim'05/16/2018
    1:09:16
  106. 114.
    Episode 36: Maplewashing — Looking Behind Canada’s Progressive Veneer05/09/2018
    1:10:40
  107. 115.
    Episode 35: The Total Blackout of the Korean Left04/25/2018
    1:02:53
  108. 116.
    Episode 34: What the Hell is Wrong with MSNBC?04/18/2018
    54:42
  109. 117.
    Episode 33: Liberals' Obsession with the Phantom Reasonable Republican04/11/2018
    44:50
  110. 118.
    Episode 32: Attack of the PC College Kids!03/28/2018
    1:06:01
  111. 119.
    Episode 31: Fake ISIS Plots and the Selling of Forever War03/21/2018
    1:17:57
  112. 120.
    Episode 30: Liberal Media’s Myopic Military Worship03/14/2018
    1:01:56
  113. 121.
    Episode 29: The Asymptotic ‘Two State Solution’ (Part II)03/07/2018
    49:22
  114. 122.
    Episode 28: The Asymptotic 'Two State Solution' (Part I)02/28/2018
    1:13:40
  115. 123.
    News Brief: How to Respond to Knee-Jerk Bigotry on Live TV02/21/2018
    26:56
  116. 124.
    Episode 27: How the Media Mainstreamed Racist Pseudoscience02/14/2018
    1:00:45
  117. 125.
    Episode 26: The 'Welfare' Dog-Whistle02/07/2018
    52:18
  118. 126.
    Episode 25: The Banality of CIA-Curated Definitions of ‘Democracy’01/31/2018
    53:46
  119. 127.
    Episode 24: Highlighting Alternative Media - The Moral Limits of Dunking on Thomas Friedman01/24/2018
    58:24
  120. 128.
    News Brief: Why the Media Should Stop Calling it a "Government Shutdown"01/24/2018
    12:38
  121. 129.
    Episode 23: The Media's Grim Addiction to Perseverance Porn01/17/2018
    50:46
  122. 130.
    Episode 22: Trumpwashing -- How the Media Uses Trump to Launder Our Criminal Past01/10/2018
    57:51
  123. 131.
    Episode 21: Quantifying Negative Media Portrayals of People of Color01/03/2018
    1:05:04
  124. 132.
    Episode 20: Lotteryism, Part II -- A Most Dangerous Game: How Sports Are Used to Fleece Public Trusts12/20/2017
    52:19
  125. 133.
    Episode 19: Lotteryism Part I -- How a Compliant Press Fuels the Spectacle of 'Winning'12/13/2017
    54:35
  126. 134.
    Episode 18: Fake News Panic and the Silencing of Dissident Media12/06/2017
    1:15:28
  127. 135.
    Episode 17: Whitewashing America's Role in Yemen11/29/2017
    1:09:16
  128. 136.
    News Brief: #J20 Trial Update and the Political Definitions of 'Violence'11/22/2017
    35:08
  129. 137.
    Episode 16: Editorial Boards––Protectors of Establishment Ideology11/15/2017
    1:12:38
  130. 138.
    Episode 15: The Real Estate Page As Colonial Dispatch11/08/2017
    49:57
  131. 139.
    Episode 14: The Iran Deal Protection Racket11/01/2017
    53:28
  132. 140.
    Episode 13: The Always Stumbling US Empire10/25/2017
    1:04:02
  133. 141.
    Episode 12: The New Atheists, Celebrity Crusaders For Empire10/11/2017
    1:14:10
  134. 142.
    Episode 11: The Deficits Racket Part II -- Racist Media as Barrier to Govt Spending10/04/2017
    1:05:04
  135. 143.
    Episode 11: The Deficits Racket Part I -- Single Payer Propaganda War09/27/2017
    1:03:51
  136. 144.
    Episode 10: Ableism and the Ethics of Calling Trump “Crazy”09/20/2017
    56:30
  137. 145.
    Episode 09: Liberal Media Throws #J20 Activists Under the Bus09/13/2017
    1:07:26
  138. 146.
    Episode 08: The Human Rights Concern Troll Industrial Complex09/06/2017
    1:15:14
  139. 147.
    News Brief: Harvey, Climate Change and Snitch Reporters09/03/2017
    19:55
  140. 148.
    Episode 07: BDS & the Moral Narratives of Colonization08/23/2017
    1:11:30
  141. 149.
    News Brief: Nazis, the ACLU & the Moral Limits of 'Free Speech'08/15/2017
    26:38
  142. 150.
    Episode 06: The Media’s Default Setting of White Supremacy08/09/2017
    1:11:22
  143. 151.
    News Brief: Media Helps Trump Stoke Tensions with North Korea08/09/2017
    26:26
  144. 152.
    Episode 05: Purging Socialists of Color From History08/02/2017
    1:01:55
  145. 153.
    Episode 04: The Root of All Evil07/26/2017
    50:59
  146. 154.
    Episode 03: The Rise of Superpredator 2.007/21/2017
    38:36
  147. 155.
    Episode 02 : The North Korea Memory Hole07/19/2017
    59:17
  148. 156.
    Episode 01 : The Charter School Scam07/12/2017
    56:16

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