March 28, 2022

Episode 84: Reimagining Financial Incentives in Broadcast News

Episode 84: Reimagining Financial Incentives in Broadcast News

Amid mass polarization and politicization, the fabric of American civics has been shaped and eroded by the mainstream news industry for decades. Now, even former journalists are speaking out and calling for much-needed change. Former MSNBC producer Ariana Pekary discusses why she left the mass media industry, consequences of contemporary financial incentives in that industry, and what we can do to better our political discourse.

Check out the links below to learn more about Ariana's work!
Columbia Journal Review: https://www.cjr.org/author/ariana-pekary
Website: https://www.arianapekary.net/
Follow her on Twitter! @arianapekary   

Ariana's Resignation Statement: https://www.arianapekary.net/post/personal-news-why-i-m-now-leaving-msnbc
Interview with Andrew Yang: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3djYwDdUUg
More interviews here: https://www.arianapekary.net/work


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