July 19, 2012
[Original Airdate: January 21, 2011] TRUTH TELLERS AND THE FATE OF DEMOCRACY Profit often trumps journalism. Opinion and disinformation crowd out facts. Where is truth when professional journalists are compromised? What is Democracy without a reputable Fourth Estate? With host RAUL VASQUEZ and with guests -- JOHN NICHOLS, Washington DC Correspondent, The Nation Contributing Writer, The Progressive, Associate Editor, Capital Times, Co-author, It's the Media, Stupid! and The Death and Life of American Journalism; ALYSHA SCHERTZ, Reporter and Columnist of the Bubbler Weekly, BizTimes Milwaukee; HERBERT LOWE, Journalism Professional in Residence, Marquette University and Former reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, and Milwaukee Community Journal, and ANDY HALL, Executive Director and Reporter, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.