VisuNews Podcast – RNC, Racism and Steamed Hams

Aaron Cynic and I chat calmly about The Purge-like Republican National Convention. How there was, unsurprisingly no voices outside of the Trump cult,  the terrifying world of MAGA, and two days of weird “TRUMP’S NOT RACIST” and “TRUMP HAS BLACK FRIENDS.” Then we move on to the linguistics of “officer-involved shootings,” well-coiffed racist Richard Spencer’s…

Photojournalists on the Unite the Right Rally 3 Years on and more…

Become a Patron! This is a special crossover episode of the Visu.News and Around the Lens podcasts. We’re recording this on the third anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville that ended in the death of Heather Heyer and severe injuries to dozens more.  I’m here with a handful of photojournalists who were…

Emerald City Video Awards

Winners are announced on the podcast and tagged via social media. If they want to receive the actual award, they can. The Yellow Brick in question is a VHS tape spray-painted gold and then labeled with their project and mailed out in a rental case. You can find us (and a number of other awesome…

VisuNews Podcast Ep. 30 – ARE YOU FEELING PATRIOTIC?!!?!?!

Aaron Cynic and I chat about the Washington DC patriotic shenanigans, the Trump social media summit and more. https://c10.patreonusercontent.com/3/eyJwIjoxfQ%3D%3D/patreon-media/p/post/28308908/39143e0656a34d85b77182b15ad284ee/1.mp3?token-time=1564704000&token-hash=MW4mWdlBviKVCWwADPMZfC3Kz3WVXhKY_yJ83H1Hl7c%3D&ext=.mp3 Here’s some important links I think you should read: Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon’s ‘war cloud’ Robert Foster, GOP governor candidate, denies woman reporter access because of her gender Trump’s July 4 event and…

Visu.News Podcast Ep. 27 – Abortion, Proud Boys and more

We’re back, don’t really have any excuses for not doing our usual every 2-week podcast except shit happens and we’re busy people (that’s a lie, Aaron’s busy and I’m a lazy SOB). This week Aaron Cynic and I discuss abortion politics, the 2020 campaign and white nationalists…. pretty sure there we talked about some other…

LIVE: Visu.News Podcast: WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON IN THE UNION?

We’re going live as soon as the State of the Union and the Democratic response from Stacey Abrams response is over. You can subscribe to the Visu.News at Spotify, iTunes and Podbean. Support Visu.News on Patreon.com/ZDRoberts and at Patreon.com/AaronCynic

VisuNews Episode 25: WTHIGOIC Part 3

Subscribe: Spotify, iTunes, Podbean What the HELL is going on in Chicago PART 3! Aaron gives me the run down of the ridiculous series of events happening in Chicago right now from the weathering to the social media investigators trying to create bullshit around the racist attack on Jussie Smollett. Chicago’s record for coldest temperature ever could fall…

Episode 24: THIS IS FINE

Subscribe: Spotify, iTunes, Podbean Wherein Aaron Cynic and I chat about the madness of the week focusing on the massive purge of media jobs. As HuffPost and BuzzFeed shed staff, has the digital content bubble burst? https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jan/24/as-huffpost-and-buzzfeed-shed-staff-has-the-digital-content-bubble-burst The digital winter turns apocalyptic https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/buzzfeed-verizon-layoffs.php How Chicago’s ‘J-school of the Streets’ Is Reinventing Local News https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/01/24/city-bureau-local-journalism-training-school-chicago-what-works-next-224114