It's a busy Thursday. Cliff Schecter wrote a NY Times op-ed about Sinclair Broadcasting and why they shouldn't be allowed to purchase the Tribune group of stations and joins us to discuss it. Jeff Bryant writes about education at ourfuture.org and is the director of the Education Opportunity Network and is our guest to talk about the current spate of teacher strikes and what's happening with our public schools.
Yesterday, Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey. I can't say I'm sorry to see Comey go, but there's a time and place for everything, and this wasn't it! The question now is how the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will continue with a Trump-appointed FBI chief and Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Autocracy, here we come. Today on the show, I brought us up to date on where we are will all of that, and even took a few calls before moving on to our media problem. As the name of the post implies, "the [...]