Citations Needed | May 12, 2021 | Transcript

Juan Guaidó speaks at a rally opposing Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. (Rafael Hernandez / DPA/Zuma Press)

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled Citations Needed episodes when — I don’t know — the Associated Press reveals that a new inspector general report from USAID actually admits that the humanitarian aid convoy sent to Venezuela in February of 2019 was actually part of a regime change operation. So we thought we’d talk about that, of course, I have to first say that you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed


Citations Needed | May 6, 2021 | Transcript

Activists rally on the National Mall in support of global access to Covid-19 vaccines on May 5, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled episodes of Citations Needed when the news just calls for the hottest of takes that we could possibly give. But of course, you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded and so your support goes such a…


Citations Needed | April 30, 2021 | Transcript

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled episodes when the news just demands the hot Citations Needed takes. Of course, you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded, and we’d love to keep it that way. And this News Brief, Adam, is part of…


Citations Needed | April 28, 2021 | Transcript

(Source: Pablo, KAIT 8)

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, become a supporter of the show through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your help through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated. …


Citations Needed | April 21, 2021 | Transcript

Hillary Clinton, then First Lady of the United States, promotes a healthcare reform plan in 1993. (Joe Marquette / AP)

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I’m Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded and cannot thank you enough for your generous support.

Adam: And as always, you can rate and subscribe to us…


Citations Needed | April 14, 2021 | Transcript

President Richard Nixon announces the entry of US troops in Cambodia in 1970, during the Vietnam war. (STF / AFP / Getty Images)

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We are back after our spring break. Thanks, everyone, for sticking with us, for bearing with our little hiatus, but you know what we are back now and one team member stronger. Adam has had a baby. So congratulations, my friend.

Adam: Yes, Peter Gene Lazare was born February 12, 2021 in healthy condition. He’s eating a lot. …


Citations Needed | April 10, 2021 | Transcript

(Spencer Platt / Getty Images)

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our full-length episodes when there is a take that needs to be hotted. Of course, you can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed, become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson, all your help through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated. We’re 100 percent listener funded but beyond all that crap, what we are here to talk about today is actually a follow up…


Citations Needed | March 24, 2021 | Transcript

Source: KVUE

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: We do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled episodes when there is something a bit more pressing to discuss. We are still on our spring break, and Adam, you are still transitioning back to the show from your parental leave, which is ongoing. Congratulations to you, new dad.

Adam: Evidently, yes, I’m enjoying it very much, I’ll spare you the personal schmaltz, we try to avoid that in the show, but kid is great, love him to death…


Citations Needed | March 10, 2021 | Transcript

California National Guard members stand outside Los Angeles City Hall during the George Floyd protests of summer 2020. (Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP)

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Intro: This is Citations Needed with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson.

Nima Shirazi: Welcome to Citations Needed a podcast on the media, power, PR and the history of bullshit. I am Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed and become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. …


Citations Needed | March 3, 2021 | Transcript

ABC News interviews Steve Ellis, the Vice President of right-wing group Taxpayers for Common Sense.

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Nima Shirazi: Welcome to a Citations Needed News Brief. I’m Nima Shirazi.

Adam Johnson: I’m Adam Johnson.

Nima: You can follow the show on Twitter @CitationsPod, Facebook Citations Needed and become a supporter of our work through Patreon.com/CitationsNeededPodcast with Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson. All your support through Patreon is so incredibly appreciated, we are 100 percent listener funded and we do these News Briefs in between our regularly scheduled episodes when there’s just something that is on our minds and we really just want to get it off our chest. …

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