Use Your Collusion II | The Press Box (Ep. 554)

The problems with “Year End” lists (03:00), the top five nonfiction hardcover books of 2018 (09:45), Chris Christie’s upcoming political memoir (12:30), the year of cancelling Facebook (23:00), and more.Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Use Your Collusion II | The Press Box (Ep. 554)

Use Your Collusion I | The Press Box (Ep. 553)

The power of headlines (03:00), Trump vs. ‘Saturday Night Live’ (20:00), and the truth about “access journalism” (31:00).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: Use Your Collusion I | The Press Box (Ep. 553)

The 2020 Media Primary | The Press Box (Ep. 552)

Early coverage of 2020 presidential candidates (2:15), Fox’s conquest of the NFL (20:00), and the fate of The Weekly Standard (33:15).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: The 2020 Media Primary | The Press Box (Ep. 552)

We Need to Talk About Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas | Jam Session (Ep. 314)

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married last week (1:16) and their splashy wedding celebration sparked some suspicions about the nature of their relationship (11:51). Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan are on a press tour for their movie ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ and we’re loving it (23:27). And the onslaught…
Source: We Need to Talk About Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas | Jam Session (Ep. 314)

The New Online | Damage Control (Ep. 450)

Tumblr announced this week that they are going to ban all adult content from the site (2:00), and many believe this signals the end for the social platform (9:25). The millennial-focused news site Mic laid off the majority of their staff this week ahead of a sale to Bustle Digital…
Source: The New Online | Damage Control (Ep. 450)

A Presidential Passing | The Press Box (Ep. 549)

The death of former president George H.W. Bush and how the media portrayed him (03:00), the curious case of NFL running back Kareem Hunt (24:00), and the return of noted conspiracist Jerome Corsi for yet another Russian scandal week (36:30).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: A Presidential Passing | The Press Box (Ep. 549)

Royal Feud, Tummy Tea, and Other Assorted British Scandals | Jam Session (Ep. 548)

Kit Harington denies rumors that he cheated on his wife, Rose Leslie, after nude photos of him were released (1:33), Jameela Jamil is fighting the good fight against celebrities who hawk detox teas (12:43), and apparently there’s a royal feud brewing between Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle (22:59).Hosts: Juliet Litman…
Source: Royal Feud, Tummy Tea, and Other Assorted British Scandals | Jam Session (Ep. 548)

The News Dump of All News Dumps | The Press Box (Ep. 547)

The latest Facebook eff-up and its pre-Thanksgiving news dump (02:45), the media’s role in the Kevin Durant–Draymond Green feud (29:00), and former first lady Michelle Obama’s book/arena tour (45:00).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Source: The News Dump of All News Dumps | The Press Box (Ep. 547)

Big Bad Tech | Damage Control (Ep. 546)

Amazon finally selected the location for its second headquarters (2:39), ending the months-long reality show of cities competing to be selected (8:41). Facebook is in hot water again for some shady practices (17:47), but this time it’s COO Sheryl Sandberg who is taking the heat (28:03).Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin…
Source: Big Bad Tech | Damage Control (Ep. 546)

A Very Goop-y Wedding | Jam Session (Ep. 545)

Gwyneth Paltrow got married to Brad Falchuk … and posted all of the details on goop.com (1:15), Leonardo DiCaprio turned 44 and celebrated accordingly in Los Angeles (15:12), Busy Philipps called out Noah Centineo for ghosting one of her friends (20:47), and congratulations are in order for Idris Elba for…
Source: A Very Goop-y Wedding | Jam Session (Ep. 545)