THE FIFTH COLUMN / PODCAST
#130 - "The Jill Abramson Affair, Jewish Money, Indentured Servitude"
(Plagiarism, Green Room Encounters, and All The Receipts)
We Need to Talk About Jill Abramson
Too Important to be a Plagiarist?
Rep Omar: You Might Be An Antisemitism, But Maybe Not
Blackface: The Highest Form of Flattery?
Team AOC's Green New Deal Fiasco
Moynihan Steps Out of Line
The Red Shoe Diaries
The Huxtable Compound
Recorded: 2/11/2019 (PM)
Tom Scocca: “Is Jill Abramson too important to be a plagiarist?”
Jill Abramson on not taking notes because she has a photographic memory
Erin Lee Carr’s documentary “Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop”
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s very bad tweets, but what’s in her heart?
Ocasio-Cortez’s team lying their faces off, and many in the media were happy to be lied to, like Jeff Stein of WaPo.
Stein gets lied to by Team AOC, defends her vigorously anyway…
…and writes a tweet thread where among other things, he brings up the debunked “conservatives were outraged by AOC’s dancing”
Ultimately, it’s not journalism, it’s PR.
Rep. Omar Makes Puff Daddy Great Again: All about the Benjamins