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By Newsdive
The world of journalism is in a nosedive of monopolization and propaganda! Newsdive seeks to correct this by covering under-reported stories in the news cycle, platforming independent journalists and perspectives you won't see in mainstream media, and dunking on talking heads who give reporters a bad name.
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Fatima Iqbal-Zubair and Christine Olivo on Climate, Race, and Immigrant Rights


Nigerians Call to End SARS
Sam Carliner is joined by Tobi, a Senior Reporter and Multimedia Journalist at Sahara Reporters. Tobi has been on the ground in Lagos covering the protests against police violence.
October 27, 2020
Movements in Bolivia, Nigeria, and Thailand
Sam has a new co-host, Shane Sarosy. This week Sam and Shane talk about some of the more active events in international news. Topics include the MAS victory in the recent election in Bolivia, the #EndSARS movement for police abolition in Nigeria, the protests for democratic reforms in Thailand.
October 23, 2020
Attacks On Armenia
Sam Carliner is joined by Armenian rights activist, Raffi Berberian, to discuss the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan and how the conflict poses a unique threat to Armenian people.
October 15, 2020
Iran, Syria, and Anti-Imperialism
Sam Carliner is joined by Maryam Alaniz, the Middle East-Africa section editor at Left Voice. The two discuss The United States' recent acts of aggression in Iran and Syria and why Americans and leftists should place more emphasis on anti-imperialism.
October 8, 2020
Fatima Iqbal-Zubair and Christine Olivo on Climate, Race, and Immigrant Rights
Sam Carliner recaps some of the news that went under-reported in September, such as unprecedented natural disasters and examples of systemic racism towards America's black and immigrant communities. To explore these issues and the type of leadership it will take to address them, he is joined by California state-assembly candidate Fatima Iqbal-Zubair, and independent candidate to represent FL-24, Christine Olivo.
October 1, 2020
Fighting For A Free Press
Sam Carliner is joined by press freedom activist and host of Action 4 Assange Vigils and Facts On The Ground Podcast, Misty Winston, to discus what type of action is needed to stop an Assange extradition and save press freedom.
September 17, 2020
Covering Assange with Kevin Gosztola
Sam Carliner is joined by Kevin Gosztola, an independent journalist who has been reporting on the trial of Julian Assange.
September 11, 2020
Journalism On Trial
Sam Carliner interviews political writer and press freedom activist Jim Kavanagh about how the extradition hearing of Julian Assange came to be and why it poses a threat for journalists.
September 8, 2020
Newsdive Panel: How To Be A Journalist In 2020
Sam Carliner holds a panel with journalists, Sunah Choudhry, Ari Lopez-Wei, Mackenzie Robertson, and Genesis Obando to discuss press ethics in a new decade where news comes at a rapid pace and independent journalism is increasingly under-resourced.
September 3, 2020
Covering A Vote Purge with Greg Palast
Sam Carliner is joined by Greg Palast, an investigative journalist and New York Times Best-Selling author. Together they discuss how Republicans are purging voter rolls in key states which could shape the results of the 2020 election.
August 27, 2020
Save the Post Office
Sam Carliner is joined by two postal workers, Phelan Acheson and Shane Sarosy, who share what they're seeing of the Trump administration's attacks on USPS and what people can do to save the post office.
August 18, 2020
Regime in the Philippines
Sam Carliner is joined by guest host, Adrienne Romero, to cover violent attacks on free speech in the Philippines. Joining Sam and Adrienne to share expertise are two guests based in Manila. Human Rights Watch researcher, Carlos Conde, discusses how the history and politics of the Philippines have shaped Duterte's rule, and Filipino journalist, Inday Espina-Varona paints a picture of how the new anti-terror law is being used to attack her and other journalists.
August 6, 2020
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Sam Carliner is joined by guest host, Alie Pierce, and L.A. housing justice activist, Ricci Sergienko, to discuss Twitter's censorship of activists and how tech companies work with police departments to target protesters.
July 30, 2020
Covering Portland with Robert Evans
Sam Carliner and Joe Amditis are joined by Portland-based journalist, Robert Evans. Following a 50+ day streak of live-streaming from the streets of a city being brutalized by federal police, Evans shares context of how the city made national headlines and how mainstream media can best support Portland journalists and news outlets.
July 23, 2020
Newsdive Panel: A World Without Police
Sam Carliner is joined by several protesters he knows from live reporting at the recent Occupy City Hall camp in NYC. Topics covered include the pros and cons of occupation protests, how corrupt media can harm movements, and where the city's abolition movement goes next.
July 9, 2020
Schmucker Carlson
Sam Carliner and Joe Amditis drag Tucker Carlson and Fox News for their insidious at worst, comical at best, lack of basic journalism ethics.
June 16, 2020