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In Episode 2: The Center Cannot Hold
Diversity equals fragmentation.

This is part of the seven-episode In Contrast podcast special “What’s Wrong with American Media?.” Public intellectual and host of In Contrast Ilan Stavans and veteran journalist Ray Suarez look at Murrow’s message in the age of “fake news” through a series of conversations. 

After speaking at a New England Council breakfast on July 16, 2018, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told reporters that the U.S. government needs to offer a strong response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Katie Lannan / State House News Service

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts said Monday an analysis of her DNA backs up her claims of Native American heritage.

In Contrast Special What's Wrong With American Media
Joyce Skowyra / NEPR

In a seven-episode In Contrast podcast special “What’s Wrong with American Media?,” public intellectual and host of In Contrast Ilan Stavans and veteran journalist Ray Suarez look at Murrow’s message in the age of “fake news.” 

The special starts with Episode 1, Is Truth Dead? Everything is relative.

Lenny Bruce
The Telegraph

Too much! Amazing and sweet! Lenny Bruce on jazz and modern art, with Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Teddy Kotick, and Philly Joe Jones playing Charlie Parker's "Au Privave," and Lenny and Philly Joe jiving on Bela Lugosi.

Democratic nominee for Massachusetts governor, Jay Gonzalez, spoke to a group of seniors in Springfield on September 26, 2018.
Sam Hudzik / NEPR

In their first general election debate last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker largely agreed with his Democratic rival, Jay Gonzalez, on property tax relief for senior citizens. 

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