Episode

5/4 Ben Mankiewicz: Why the MSM Will Always Fail Baltimore & How to Cover Bernie Sanders

May 4, 2015

The Young Turks and Turner Movie Classics host Ben Mankiewicz explains why the MSM always in covering Police brutality and poverty. Why cable news fails again and again. How we can cover Bernie Sanders and fight against media narratives that don’t take him seriously. The Clinton machine and why isn’t Jerry Brown running for President?

On The Fun Half: Bernie Sanders says why shouldn’t we be more like Scandinavia? Russell Brand says we should actually vote and who people in the UK should vote for. Ted Cruz wants to know if the military is going to take over Texas. Sam Harris’s silly exchange with Noam Chomsky. Glenn Beck warns marriage equality will ruin Christianity and your phone calls and IMs.

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