What's the Frequency, Kenneth?:"Dumbing Down The News In The Trump Era" ( Told Through Narration, Music and Soundbites) 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
What's the Frequency, Kenneth?  "Dumbing Down The News In The Trump Era" ( Told Through Narration, Music and Soundbites)   
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
Paul Fischer  Specials  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Blue State taxpayer blues..dazed and confused in attempts to prepay 2018 taxes to avoid taking the hit from the new GOP tax law. Dumbing down the news accelerates under Trump and Co. Science news suffers especially. Some cases in point. And highlights from the first Nikki Haley ( Iran, North Korea and Pakistan) and White House briefing Q and A's of 2018...seeking clarification of Trump tweetstorms...even one with Trump taking credit for no commercial aviation crashes in 2017...and first react to Orrin Hatch announcing he will not seek reelection despite Trump's wishes. ( Mitt Romney. Come on Down). ( Told Through Narration, Music and Soundbites)   paul fischer/host/writer 
Notes: Credits:
This program was run thru filters for voice-overs, to reduce "clipping" and to "level" the audio.  Musical Works
Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Beginner's Luck King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Gumboot Soup. Flightless Rec 2017 04:25
Burning Down The House Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues. Sire Rec 1983 04:02
Vanity Total Control Laughing At The System EP. Big Love Rec 2018 02:22
Laughing Ahnnu Special Forces. NNA Tapes Rec 2017 03:04
Dum Surfer (Radio Edit) King Krule The Ooz. True Panther Sounds Rec 2017 04:33
ICU Jlin single. Adult Swim Singles rec 2017 04:08
Distant Solar Systems (excerpt) Julien Baker single. Matador Rec 2017 :30
Calculos y Oraculos Juana Molina Halo. Crammed Discs Rec 2017 04:46
California Stars Billy Bragg and Wilco ( Woody Guthrie) Mermaid Avenue. Elektra Rec 1998 04:57
When The Stars Go Blue Ryan Adams Gold. Lost Highway Rec 2001 03:31
David Duchovny Bree Sharp A Cheap And Evil Girl. Trauma Rec 1999 04:08
Bring It Home To Me The Lees Of Memory The Blinding White Of Nothing At All. Pledge Music Rec 2017 04:43
Lying With You Charlotte Gainsbourg Rest. Because Music Rec 2017 03:12
Exploding Whale (Remix) Sufjan Stevens (Doveman Remix) The Greatest Gift. Asthmatic Kitty Rec 2017 05:26
The Sting Sad 13 (Sadie Dupuis) Slugger. Carpark Rec 2017 02:56
Lex Visible Cloaks Lex. RVNG Intl 2017 02:02
Sail On Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Soul Of A Woman. Daptone Rec 2017 03:00
Additional Credits

This program contains soundbites..including...opening montage/mix/mashup...re: the rush in blue states to pay 2018 state and local taxes amid confusion over they can do so to avoid provisions of the new GOP tax law...with excerpts from Gov. Andrew Cuomo of NY ( CNN/MSNBC)... excerpts of various local tax officials and taxpayers caught in the confusion... UN ambass. Nikki Haley montage...explaining Trump policy tweets on Iran/ No. Korea/ Pakistan...Science news roundup....dumbed down coverage in the Trump era...excerpts from Nightly piece on the oblong interstellar asteroid detected passing earth... montage of NASA scientists...Paul Chodas, Kelly Fast and Lindley Johnson..who explain the oblong interstellar object and what they hope to learn from it ( NASA/JPL.gov)...cockpit audio of US Navy pilot encounter with UFO in 2004 re: Pentagon investigation of UFO's revealed by NY Times...montage first White House daily briefing of 2018...including Q and A's on trump tweets on "deep state" foes in Justice Dept. .. Q and A trump tweet re: jailing Huma Abedin?...Q and A...react to GOP Sen. Hatch retiring and Trump GOPcritic Mitt Romney likely run to replace Hatch... Q and A...is Trump really claiming credit for no commercial aviation crashes in 2017???? ( spoiler alert. Yes. He is.)...from C Span, media and political websites...for illustrative,analysis and commentary purposes.
Arts and Humanities | Politics and Activism | Society and Culture | Music | Poetry/Spoken Word | Radio Arts | Free Form Radio | National News  
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  NYC  01-02-2018  English 
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whatsfrequencykenneth  256Kbps mp3 (108.04MB) Stereo 


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