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Tricky

Dec 14, 2018

In the second part of Tricky's deep-dive into the relationship between news publishers and tech platforms, Jezebel founding editor Anna Holmes joins Heather and Emily to talk about the glory days of blogs, the evolution of women's digital spaces (RIP Rookie), and what was lost when commenter culture moved to Facebook...


Nov 30, 2018

Writer and journalism professor Anjali Khosla joins Heather and Emily to talk about how we got this fraught relationship between tech platforms and news publishers. They cover the latest Facebook bombshell(s), Jonah Peretti's plans for digital media conglomeration, Anjali's experience as one of the first social media...


Nov 16, 2018

Emily and Heather discuss the fallout from the White House sharing a doctored video of Jim Acosta's heated exchange with President Trump. They then listen to local reporters from around the country share lessons they learned from covering the mid-terms. Plus, Heather interviews Rolling Stone's Jamil Smith about...


Nov 2, 2018

Journalist Mehdi Hasan joins Heather and Emily to discuss Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and explore what its coverage says about the American media's evolving relationship with the Saudi Arabian government. Plus, Heather and Emily bring back the unboxing to reveal two new recurring segments for the show....


Oct 24, 2018

Emily and Heather are back with a new season of Tricky! Starting Nov. 2, we'll unbox the news of the week and untangle the knottiest problems facing journalism. New episodes every other Friday.