David Pakman discusses liberal and conservative media, Pat Sajak’s global warming comments, feminism, Obama, the Westboro Baptist Church, and everything in between with Allison Hope Weiner. We also look at the UCSB shootings and mental illness, as well as the big business of media punditry and the slippery slope of biased news in this uncensored interview with Media Mayhem.
David Pakman is the host of the progressive news show, The David Pakman Show, currently airing on over 160 television and radio stations, on DirecTV and DISH Network through Free Speech TV, on YouTube as part of The Young Turks Network, and via internet podcast.
Media Mayhem Full Episodes Playlist:
Media Mayhem Short Clips Playlist:
00:01 Welcome to Media Mayhem.
00:30 Introducing David Pakman.
01:00 Looking at where extremism comes from, booking guests, and the Westboro Baptist Church.
05:50 Pat Sajak’s global warming tweet and Hollywood’s conservatives.
08:10 Feminism, coverage of the UCSB shootings, and media oversaturation glorifying the shooter.
15:00 Bringing mental illness into the conversation about mass shootings.
21:00 Obama’s visit to Afghanistan and the media’s limited coverage of foreign policy.
29:00 Big business media, Alec Baldwin, Donald Sterling, and free speech.
39:40 Giving somebody a national platform who doesn’t deserve it and Monica Lewinsky.
44:40 Thanks and goodbye.