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Tricky


Jun 26, 2018

On the finale of the first season of Tricky, Emily and Heather are joined by media critic and NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen to discuss the journalism that exposed the Trump administration's atrocities at the border and the role of the American press in an era of competing realities. 

Reading List:

ProPublica's initial reporting from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility:
https://www.propublica.org/article/children-separated-from-parents-border-patrol-cbp-trump-immigration-policy 

Our friend Margaret Sullivan's column about reporter Olivia Nuzzi's decision to play the ProPublica clip during a White House press briefing:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/a-reporter-at-the-white-house-decided-to-play-the-audio-of-children-sobbing-somebody-had-to/2018/06/19/bbb8d814-73aa-11e8-805c-4b67019fcfe4_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.db8b0e4c5b4f 

On the aftermath of Trump's executive order ending family separations:
https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-new-border-crisis-following-trumps-executive-order 

A New York Times explainer on how due process works for undocumented immigrants:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/25/us/politics/due-process-undocumented-immigrants.html 

Our guest Jay Rosen's latest blog post about the media's relationship with the Trump administration:
http://pressthink.org/2018/06/its-time-for-the-press-to-suspend-normal-relations-with-the-trump-presidency/