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This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.

This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.
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This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.

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Family Separation & Reaction with J McVay

6/19/2018
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J McVay joins the show to discuss the separation of migrant families at the southern U.S. border, the Trump administration's flailing rationales, the need for a more combative press corps, and more. J McVay (@thejlm) is the host of BreakThru Radio Weekly on BTRtoday. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Rundown on Migrant Family Separation 03:31 - Administration's Mixed Messaging 06:56 - Nice to See a Combative Press Corps 09:42 - Counter-Narratives from Republicans 13:45 - Questions at Nielsen's Briefing...

Duration:00:24:43

The Future of Suicide Media Coverage with Paul Puri

6/18/2018
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Paul Puri joins the show to discuss media coverage of mental illness and suicide and the depth required to adequately explore causation, stigma, and more. Paul Puri (@paulrpurimd) is a writer and psychiatrist. Click here to visit his website. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Paul Puri Preface 01:58 - How Media Can Improve Suicide Coverage 04:30 - Depth Required to Explore Causation 05:29 - Brushing Over Suicide 06:29 - Does Adequate Coverage Exist? 08:28 - What Could Incite That Kind of Coverage? 10:38...

Duration:00:17:27

Weekly Rundown: Getting Angry at Religious Republicans

6/15/2018
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Joe talks about why people shouldn't be continuously shocked by Donald Trump's authoritarian statements and rants about the religious rationalization of tearing families apart at the border. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Wild Week in News 03:03 - Stop Being Shocked by Trump 08:29 - Bullshit Religious Rationalizing 13:47 - Comments on @RacismDog 17:01 - Who's Got Time - Flasher 19:25 - Finish

Duration:00:19:25

World Cup Preview: Part II with Mike Castellano and Luca Ranallo

6/14/2018
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In Part II, Mike Castellano and Luca Ranallo (aka The Soccer Guys) offer their World Cup predictions, including which favorites will disappoint, who will earn Golden Ball, which team will win the tournament, and much more. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - World Cup Predictions 01:17 - Breakout Star 04:46 - Disappointing Favorites 10:39 - Overachieving Underdogs 13:21 - Golden Boot 16:14 - Golden Ball 21:03 - Title Odds - Best Values 26:27 - Title Picks (We All Picked Brazil) 27:50 - Difference...

Duration:00:34:14

World Cup Preview: Part I with Mike Castellano & Luca Ranallo

6/13/2018
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Mike Castellano & Luca Ranallo (aka The Soccer Guys) join the show to preview each group in the World Cup, why the FIFA Rankings are B.S., Lionel Messi's Argentina legacy, and much more. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Mike & Luca 02:51 - Group A 08:32 - Group B 10:05 - Group C 12:26 - Group D (& Messi Narratives) 15:31 - Group E 17:09 - Group F 19:28 - Group G 23:10 - Group H (& Pointlessness of FIFA Rankings) 26:34 - Outro 27:04 - Go - Flasher 28:45 - Finish

Duration:00:28:45

Trump-Kim Summit with Dr. Steve Billet

6/12/2018
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump-Kim summit, what the two leaders possibly could've talked about, and how partisanship has defined media coverage of the event. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Dr. Steve Billet 01:48 - Bizarre Nature of Trump-Kim Summit 02:50 - What Could They Have Discussed? 06:16 - Why Past Presidents...

Duration:00:15:37

Media Coverage of Suicide & Mental Illness with Julie Kliegman

6/11/2018
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Julie Kliegman joins the show to talk coverage of suicide and mental illness and how media outlets—and people—can discuss it more sensibly. Julie Kliegman (@jmkliegman) is a copy editor for The Ringer. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Julie Kliegman 03:15 - What Outlets Get Wrong About Suicide Coverage 04:38 - Implication and Power of Certain Words 05:48 - Media Discussion Mirroring Society's Sensibilities 07:09 - Using Same Guidelines in Verbal Discussions 09:41 - Outro 10:11 - Echoes - Lazyeyes...

Duration:00:16:51

Weekly Rundown: Bourdain Thoughts

6/8/2018
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Joe talks about his thoughts on the passing of Anthony Bourdain and touches on how the media discusses mental health and suicide. Anthony Bourdain: Don't Eat Before Reading This 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - This Week in BTR 02:23 - Anthony Bourdain Thoughts 08:47 - How We Discuss Suicide 12:54 - Outro 13:24 - No Worries - Beach Skulls 15:27 - Finish

Duration:00:15:27

Trump's Thumbs Up with Ryan Cunningham

6/7/2018
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Ryan Cunningham joins the show to discuss his recent piece in The Outline exploring the history and political mimicry of Trump's thumbs up gesture. Ryan Cunningham (@RyCunn) is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Outline and other publications. Click here to read his piece "The strange, brief history of Trump's trademark thumbs up." 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Ryan Cunningham 02:11 - Thumbs Up Research 03:21 - Correlation to Trump's Political Ambition 06:20 - Other Trump Gestures...

Duration:00:15:24

Cleveland Sports & Brooklyn Poets with Jason Koo

6/6/2018
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Poet Jason Koo joins the show to discuss the first two games of the NBA Finals, the tribulations of a Cleveland sports fan, and his forthcoming book. Jason Koo is the author of three full length collections of poetry. He's the founder and Executive Director of Brooklyn Poets and an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Quinnipiac University. His newest release, More Than Mere Light, is available next week. Brooklyn Poets Reading Series (6/8/18) More Than Mere Light Launch Party...

Duration:00:19:48

Racism Watch Dog Owners, Part II

6/5/2018
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In Part II, the Racism Watch Dog owners discuss how they choose racists tweets to bark at, negative responses to the account, their favorite @RacismDog tweets, and more. Follow @RacismDog on Twitter and click here to visit the official website. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:46 - Positive Response to @RacismDog 02:44 - Explaining Racism in Replies 04:47 - Choosing Racist Tweets 06:48 - Negative Responses/Threats 09:24 - Is Twitter Racism Tiring? 11:37 - Favorite @RacismDog Tweets 14:42 -...

Duration:00:18:25

Racism Watch Dog Owners, Part I

6/4/2018
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The @RacismDog owners join the show to discuss the inspiration behind their successful Twitter account and the importance of highlighting racism on Twitter. Follow @RacismDog on Twitter and click here to visit the official website. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 02:13 - Inspiration Behind @RacismDog 04:30 - Calling Out Twitter Racists 06:32 - Idea for Dog Persona 07:53 - Parody/Imitation Accounts 08:48 - @RacismDog's Rapid Growth 11:33 - Outro 12:26 - In My Mouth - Wax Chattels 16:58 - Finish

Duration:00:16:58

Teenage Social Media Shifts with Monica Anderson

6/1/2018
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Monica Anderson joins the show to discuss Pew's recent survey of teenagers' technology and social media habits. Monica Anderson is a Research Associate with Pew Research Center and is one of the lead researchers on "Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018." Click here to read more about the survey. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Monica Anderson 02:04 - Changes Since Last Survey 05:31 - Any Relation Between Teenage & Adult Results? 07:13 - Effect of Social Media in Teens' Eyes 10:24 - Outro 10:54 -...

Duration:00:15:46

NBA Finals Preview with Rob Sanchez

5/31/2018
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Rob Sanchez joins the show to discuss the NBA Finals, including whether the Cavs-Warriors matchup is getting old and where LeBron could sign this summer. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Rob Sanchez 03:12 - Can the Cavs Win? 04:48 - Warriors Fatigue 10:08 - Hopes for LeBron James' Future 13:11 - Finals Predictions 16:16 - Outro 16:46 - Sacred Citrus - Beach Skulls 21:38 - Finish

Duration:00:21:38

Dodd-Frank Rollback with Paul Blest

5/30/2018
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Paul Blest joins the show to discuss his recent piece looking at Congress' recent rollback of Dodd-Frank regulations and how some lawmakers have mischaracterized it. Paul Blest (@pblest) is a Night Editor for Splinter News. Read his piece "Congress Just Did a Huge Bipartisan Solid for Wall Street." 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Paul Blest 03:11 - Mischaracterizing Deregulation 05:28 - Bipartisan Capitalism 07:21 - More Deregulation to Come? 10:02 - Potential of Future Financial Crises 12:21 -...

Duration:00:16:38

Roseanne's Racist Tweets with Jeremiah McVay

5/29/2018
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Fellow BTR host Jeremiah McVay joins the show to discuss Roseanne Barr's racists tweets that led ABC to cancel her show. Jeremiah McVay (@thejlm) hosts BreakThru Radio Weekly on BTRtoday. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:43 - Roseanne's Racist Tweets 05:42 - Why "It's a Joke" Defense Doesn't Work Here 12:08 - ABC's Motivations for "Roseanne" 15:27 - Both Sides-ism of "Economic Anxiety" 19:17 - Outro 19:47 - Sun - Bad Times 24:17 - Finish

How Should We Treat Racists in Public?

5/28/2018
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Joe discusses the Tomi Lahren drink tossing incident and asks how to deal with public figures who profit from hate mongering and racist rhetoric. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Tomi Lahren Drink Toss 04:20 - Respect Racists in Public? 08:35 - Extension to Trump Administration 12:53 - Outro 13:23 - Black Cat - Peach Kelli Pop 15:12 - Finish

Duration:00:15:12

The NFL in Culture Wars: Part II with Rich Hanley

5/25/2018
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In Part II, Rich Hanley discusses the NFL's role at the center of the culture war and how football's toxic masculinity and decline in youth participation threaten the game's future. Rich Hanley (@richardhanley) is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Quinnipiac University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:35 - Rich Hanley on the NFL in the Culture War 05:05 - Could This Sink the NFL? 07:27 - Toxic Masculinity of Football 10:06 - Outro 10:36 - Silently Separately - Neighbor Lady 14:46 -...

Duration:00:14:46

NFL Anthem Rule: Part I with Rich Hanley

5/24/2018
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Rich Hanley returns to discuss the NFL's new rule forcing players to stand or stay in the locker room during the pregame national anthem. Rich Hanley (@richardhanley) is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Quinnipiac University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:45 - Rich Hanley on NFL Anthem Rule 03:27 - Generational Gulf of NFL Ownership 05:20 - Patriotism Ploy 08:23 - NFL's Bad Reputation 10:53 - Outro 11:38 - Change & Bloom - Deaf Poets 16:03 - Finish

Duration:00:16:02

Trump's War on Criminal Deep State, Unsecured iPhone, Primaries, & More

5/23/2018
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump administration's confusing positions on China, the president's unsecured private phone, and noteworthy primary results from last night. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:35 - Trump Administration on China 03:33 - 'Criminal Deep State' Conspiracy 06:55 - Trump Defining Deep...

Duration:00:19:19