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29 September 2020

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Conor Friedersdorf (The AtlanticMeeting Triumph and Disaster) and Freddie deBoer (The ANOVA, Brooklyn College)

On Friedersdorf, Conor and Freddie begin by discussing the Boston marathon bombing, and critiques of how the media covered it. Freddie recommends that the US stop its drone program in the name of national security. Conor sketches the evolution of journalism in digital media. After discussing Matthew Yglesias’s controversial piece on the economics of the deadly Bangladeshi factory collapse, they conclude with a spirited debate about the proper way to be angry on the Internet.

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Recorded:Apr 25    Posted:Apr 28, 2013
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Friedersdorf | Apr 28, 2013 | Conor Friedersdorf & Freddie deBoer

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