Sleepless in Sillicon Valley, Myth of the Free Press & When Satire Becomes Cable News



Published on Dec 5, 2014

Tyrel Ventura Breaks the Set on Homeless in Silicon Valley, Chris Hedges on Corporate Media, Cable News Losing Its Mind
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, guest host and RT Producer, Tyrell Ventura, discusses the dismantling of an enormous homeless camp in San Jose, California and how this approach to combating homelessness will never eliminate the problem. Tyrell then sits down with former New York Times journalist, Chris Hedges, to talk about the state of corporate cable news and what purpose it serves in today’s world. Tyrell then speaks with RT Producer, Tabetha Wallace, and host of Redacted Tonight, Lee Camp, about how the cable news has covered the Ferguson and Eric Garner cases and the differences between corporate and alternative media. BTS wraps up the show with hip hop artist, Sage Francis, playing his song ‘Vonnegut Busy’.

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