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On the Media
No Silver Bullets
Released Friday, 19th February 2021
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In a reversal of the past four years, President Biden has vowed to take on the violent threat posed by the far-right. But how? On this week’s On the Media, a look at the techniques and tactics used to undermine extremism, here and abroad.
1. Brad Galloway [
], a former neo-Nazi and now
case manager with
Life After Hate
coordinator at the
Center on Hate, Bias and Extremism
at Ontario Tech University, on how he and his colleagues work to get far-right extremists to
accept responsibility for their choices and move beyond hate.
2. Kurt Braddock [
professor of communications at
, and the author of
Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion…
, on messaging campaigns designed to neutralize rightwing propaganda, conspiracy theories, and calls to action.
3. Ross Frenett [
], co-founder of
, on redirecting people away from extremist search results online.
Stig Jarle Hansen [
co-editor of the
Routledge Handbook for Deradicalisation and Diseng…
on the long, checkered history of global de-radicalization efforts, and
Michael German [
], fellow with the
Brennan Center for Justice
’s Liberty & National Security Program, and author of
Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Da…
how the term "radical" has always swayed in the wind of power and the perils of the "de-radicalization" framing.
Piano Trio No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 100
Khaled Mouzanar — Cockroachman
Marcos Ciscar — The Old House
Way Down in the Hole
Chopin — Berceuse In D Flat Major, Op. 57
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On the Media
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
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