Left forum 2018: Making Real News in the Age of Trump

June 12, 2018

‘The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!’ Corporate news is consumed with covering the Trump/Russia affair, but it pales in comparison to the real threats in people’s lives--climate change, underemployment, poverty, lack of health care, lack of clean water--just to name a few. How should independent news cover the most pressing issues of our times without speaking into their own silos? In the age of Trump, is the future of independent media at risk?

‘The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!’ Corporate news is consumed with covering the Trump/Russia affair, but it pales in comparison to the real threats in people’s lives--climate change, underemployment, poverty, lack of health care, lack of clean water--just to name a few. How should independent news cover the most pressing issues of our times without speaking into their own silos? In the age of Trump, is the future of independent media at risk?


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