That’s the question the hostesses of the Cafecito Break podcast posed to WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker during the Aug. 11, 2014, show.
In the hour-long interview with Rosangel Perez and Ruthie Guten, Russ lays out why we aren’t getting real news. Instead, we’re getting a manipulated form designed to protect vested corporate and government interests.
With his hallmark tour of today’s headlines, Russ analyzes how news coverage of events from the Boston Bombing to MH-17 to Boko Haram demonstrates what we’re not being told, and why it’s happening.
If you want to be a more empowered news consumer, tune in for Russ Baker’s guide to sifting for the truth: