33. Get out of town!

best smallerWe’re joined by Cardiff University student and Kenyan media star James Smart whose Insights programme has four million viewers. He joins Phil to discuss the interactive nature of his show. And UK Progressive contributor Jeanine Mollof has written a three part series explaining the TPP treaty and why the letters ISDS should scare you more than ISIS!

Join Denis Campbell, founder and editor of UK Progressive magazine, Phil Parry former BBC anchor and editor of Wales Eye:  WalesPolitico.uk and Falmouth University’s Dr. Dario Llinares (DarioLlinares.com) in this weekly discussion of global politics and media.

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Three journalists and critics of today’s too cosy fawning media discuss the public relations SPIN today that masquerades as mainstream media news coverage.

This week Dario, Phil and Denis discuss:

4 million Kenyans watch James Smart’s current event show weekly

  • @JamesSmat was in studio last week and Phil interviewed him
  • Fascinating guy and interesting media landscape
    • Wants to motivate young voters
    • Engage Kenyan traditional media in a dialogue
  • What if the audience was able to call BS on all of us and determine the rundown/force politicians to answer questions?

The New Cabinet

  • Cameron faces difficulties
    • EU vote
    • SNP played nice, for now
    • Selfies in the Dispatch box

USA

  • Fast track trade bill moves forward
    • Why we should fear its reach.
  • @JeanineMolloff joins us to discuss TPP
  • And much, much more…

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Denis G Campbell
Denis G. Campbell is founder and editor of UK Progressive magazine and co-host of The Three Muckrakers podcast. He is the author of 7 books and provides Americas, EU and Middle Eastern commentary to the BBC, itv, Al Jazeera English, CNN, CRI, MSNBC and others. He is CEO of Monknash Media and a principal with B2E Consulting in London. You can follow him on Twitter @UKProgressive and on Facebook.

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