Another perspective to the current ‘COVID-19-driven housing herd’

The Wrong Fires On the Media

As wildfires blaze across the United States, some right-wing politicians and pundits are blaming racial justice protesters. On this week’s On the Media, how to stay focused on the realities of climate change when everything is politicized. Also: Does journalistic convention give more airtime to less important stories? Plus, how an independent French film criticizing the hyper-sexualization of children stoked controversy on the right. And, the assumptions we make when we talk about human trafficking. 1. David Karpf [@davekarpf], George Washington University media and public affairs professor, on how journalistic convention can bury urgent truths. Listen. 2. Kate Knibbs [@Knibbs], Senior Writer at Wired explains how “Cuties” on Netflix became mired in controversy peddled by the right. Listen. 3. Michael Hobbes [@RottenInDenmark], co-host of the podcast “You’re Wrong About” and Senior Enterprise Reporter at The Huffington Post, debunks embellished stories of child sex trafficking busts. Listen. 4. Amy Westervelt [@amywestervelt], climate journalist and host of the podcast “Drilled” on how to sort through competing narratives in coverage of the wildfires. Listen.
  1. The Wrong Fires
  2. Joe Rogan: Debate Moderator?
  3. What To Expect When You’re Electing

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City planner working to help communities develop more equitably. More homes and more affordable homes. Integrated with mixed use centers or pockets of retail, commerce, government, entertainment, education and more. Woven into nature that we preserve for future generations. An improved transportation network to help people get from their home to where they want to go. On foot, by bike, on scooter, by auto, on metro, by bus, and more. We have the intellectual capital. We need more federal, state and local capital. We will act using multiple forms of information and communication that includes our experiences and feedback from our neighbors and peers from many backgrounds and perspectives. Perhaps we'll have some fun along the way.

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