Lee Mengistu is an audio producer at Pushkin Industries, where she helps make Revisionist History and other projects, like Malcolm Gladwell’s forthcoming audiobook on Paul Simon’s career. Her work has been published by NPR and the New York Times, as well as independently as the former producer of Mad Chat, a podcast about mental health depictions in pop culture.
Freedom of speech is the bedrock of democracy, but it can be the source of confusion, misunderstanding, and hurt. And even when we are proponents of free speech in theory, the practical application of it can be quite tenuous and brutal. This month we’re listening to five episodes that dig into freedom of speech and provide examples of where the line gets a little fuzzy.
In this interview, Stevie (PBC chapter leader in Minneapolis) chats with the creator behind The Tip Off, Maeve McClenaghan. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to an episode of The Tip Off as part of our podcast listening list on the theme of Secrets. The episode, entitled “Ep. 18 All the President’s Club Men,” tells […]
Erica Mandy, the founder and host of the theNewsWorthy, chats with Jenna Spinelle, one of the co-leaders of our virtual PBC chapter. We featured an episode of The NewsWorthy on the podcast listening list on Breaking the News. Get involved in the podcast discussion! Find out how Podcast Brunch Club works. Join PBC: newsletter, in-person chapter, Facebook Group, twitter, […]