Podcast — May 1, 2018 at 7:17 am

EPISODE 81 – The three branches of government: Fox, And, & Friends – wsg Media Matters’ Matt Gertz


The show notes for Episode 81 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/05/episode-81-the-three-branches-of-government-fox-and-friends-wsg-media-matters-matt-gertz.html

Matt Gertz on Twitter: @MattGertz

Matt Gertz at Politico: I’ve Studied the Trump-Fox Feedback Loop for Months. It’s Crazier Than You Think.

Find your local Sinclair Media stations: FindSinclair.com

The Good:
All Things Considered/NPR: South Korean Officials Say North Korea Has Pledged To Shut Down Its Main Nuclear Site

Joshua Berlinger, Nick Thompson and Euan McKirdy at CNN: North and South Korean leaders hold historic summit: Highlights

Anna Fifield at The Washington Post: Trump should get the Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea talks, Moon says

Joshua Berlinger at CNN: Bolton says US considering Libya model for North Korean denuclearization

Joe Sterling at CNN: This isn’t the first time Pyongyang has flirted with denuclearization

The Bad:

Fred Kaplan at Slate: Bibi’s Iran Speech Was a Bust

The Associated Press: Mattis Breaks With Trump, Says Iran Nuclear Deal Includes ‘Robust’ Verification

The Shrugly ¯\_(ツ)_/¯:
Scaachi Koul at Buzzfeed: Meet The New California Counterculture: College Republicans

Chris Kahn at Reuters: Exclusive: Democrats lose ground with millennials – Reuters/Ipsos poll

Elizabeth Nolan Brown at Reason.com: New Poll Shows Millennials Are Defecting From the Democratic Party: Reason Roundup

Jake May at MLive: Flint residents demand clean water four years after switch to river

UAW: Gretchen Whitmer partners with Labor for bottled water distribution

Chad Livengood at Crain’s Business: El-Sayed’s infrastructure plan banks on new debt, fees, taxes to spur investments

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Music clips
Intro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre
Don’t Believe the Hype by Public Enemy
Fox on the Run by Sweet
Unclaimed by Mike Wagner/Total Strangers
Outro music: Complain (from the movie Bob Roberts) by David Robbins & Tim Robbins