#1131 Inflicting pleasure (Media and Propaganda)

Sep 08, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 09/08/2017 Today we look at our vapid media landscape and see how it lead, some would say inevitably, to the election of someone like Donald Trump Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Join the Best of the Left Social Network! Donate or become a Member to support the show!  Visit: https://www.patreon.com/BestOfTheLeft  Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: The destruction of facts - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 3-14-17 Ch. 3: Song 1:  Damage - Jimmy Eat World Ch. 4: Act 2: The Weaponization of 'Fake News' - The Breach - Air Date 8-29-17 Ch. 5: Song 2:  Le mystère de contre jour - David Ari Leon Ch. 6: Act 3: The search for truth-commited journalism falls down at both ends - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 3-31-17 Ch. 7: Song 3:  Honesty - Billy Joel Ch. 8: Act 4: Koch Donor Network Funds Propaganda Like Breitbart, Films & Pretty Much Everything You Can Think Of - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 06-30-17 Ch. 9: Song 4:  Laugh So You Don't Cry - Andy Davis Ch. 10: Act 5: The Trouble With Reality Part 2 - On the Media - Air Date 5-17-17 Ch. 11: Song 5:  Zissou Society Blue Star Cadets / Ned's Theme (Take 1) - Mark Mothersbaugh Ch. 12: Act 6: Joshua Green on how Bannon has changed politics for the worse - Primary Concerns from @NewRepublic - Air Date 7-25-17 Ch. 13: Song 6:  You're Not In On the Joke (iTunes Session) - Cobra Starship Ch. 14: Act 7: How "The Apprentice" Helped Make Trump President - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 4-13-17 Ch. 15: Song 7:  Million Dollar Loan - Death Cab For Cutie Ch. 16: Act 8: The Trouble With Reality Part 1 - On the Media - Air Date 5-17-17 Voicemails Ch. 17: The first and second amendments - Issac from Valencia, CA Ch. 18: Oppression never dies, it always transforms itself and resurrects itself - V from Central New York Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on the evolution of systems of oppression Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!