Episode 237: Nolan Higdon and United States of Distraction
Kelly speaks with Nolan Higdon, Media Studies and History Lecturer, co host of the Along The Line Podcast, and one of the authors of United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It), written with Mickey Huff. Kelly and Nolan discuss the Powell memo and the elimination of the Fairness Doctrine, corporate media, and the need for media literacy training.
Our End Credits are read by Sonya Daniel.
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"Are You Listening" from Elephant Shaped Trees by IMUNURI.
Released February 3, 2018.
Composed by André Pilette, with the help of Adam Garcia, Stephanie Leary, and Dan Wilson.
Lyrics written by Stephanie Leary.
Produced by André Pilette and Stephanie Leary.
Mixed by Brett Ryan Stewart of The Sound Shelter in Nashville, TN.
Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper of Turtle Tone Studio in NYC.
Song used with permission by the band.