Fact vs. Fiction - Social media is filled with fake news, and research shows some fake political stories were more widely viewed than ones that were factually based. Emily Rooney (@emilyrooneywgbh) and her panel discuss the impact of this trend and whether efforts by social media to stop it companies are enough.
Round Two - On “60 Minutes”, President Elect Donald Trump sounded like he was going to reel in his of Twitter. Later in the week, he was tweeting about his displeasure with press coverage. Emily Rooney (@emilyrooneywgbh) and her panel discuss how this might set the stage for how the press and his administration will get along.
Help Wanted - One name that has been leaked as a possible White House press secretary is conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham. Emily Rooney (@emilyrooneywgbh) and her panel take a lighthearted look at some of the other candidates that might appeal to Trump.
Gwen Ifill Remembered - The world of journalism lost a treasured member of its ranks when PBS’ Gwen Ifill passed away this past week. Tonight, Emily Rooney (@emilyrooneywgbh) and her guests reflect on Ifill’s contributions to journalism, and why her voice will be particularly missed at this time.
Rants & Raves - Emily Rooney (@emilyrooneywgbh), Dan Kennedy (@dankennedy_nu), Callie Crossley (@calliecrossley), Josh Benton (@jbenton) and Adam Reilly (@reillyadam) offer their rants and raves over some of the things that happened in the media world this past week.