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"mark mcdevitt" Discussed on Modern Love
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"mark mcdevitt" Discussed on KGO 810
"What I observed is that there are not enough news organizations that are doing investigative reporting anymore. They're not they're not back, then so many so many newspapers going out of business and other papers that are still around have laid off so much staff, and you don't see much investigative reporting at all on cable TV or network TV. So we're trying to and we are doing this important reporting. We're also focusing on solutions journalism. We're not just reporting all the problems that we're showing that there are solutions. And here are some ways that we can resolve some of these problems that plague us, and our bell is in honor of either tar bell a really a groundbreaking journalists to sum up what she did. Quickly was awesome. Decided she's off the side is the original Muckraker or investigative reporter in this country. She was a reporter during the early nineteen hundreds. She was writing for a very popular magazine at the time, and she decided to take on the biggest monopoly of that day, which was John D Rockefeller standard oil company, which had grown to these so big and powerful through illegal, and frankly, immoral ways and her reporting was so impactful that it led to the break-up of that big in the Napoli any different companies can also lead to important antitrust and campaign finance laws early nineteen hundreds during the teddy Roosevelt administration. So she was incredibly important, and she's our guiding spirit. We want to do the same kind of reporting in the twenty first century and have the same kind of impact that she has. Well, you know, what I hope you do because she had endure a lot. And she was way ahead of her time, my friend, Mark mcdevitt wrote a screenplay a movie about her and it got picked up by Amazon's. I'm home. Hoping it's going to turn into a film. And it's so funny. I was going. Oh my God. You got to know Wendell Potter because boring. I just learned about Wendell Potter. I'm just telling you about him. And so I think the two of you have since connected deadly spin was a book you wrote. And I want people to pick it up. I have it. I I've bought copies for people. It's about windows life when he worked in the insurance companies putting a deadly spin on things so to speak the companies would do to get you to believe what was not in your best interests. And you're very honest about it, you have really flipped it say goodbye to you. I don't like saying goodbye to because I enjoyed talking to you. How are you dealing because your journal journalist? That's what your roots are. And you've returned to them this crazy fake news and enemy of the people. How are you dealing with that? And how do we deal with that very it's a very scary time. And I'm very proud of you back in journalism. I'm very troubled. Oh, by the way, that our president is demeaning, the news organizations that provide such protection for our democracy and turning so many people to believe that the journalists the news organizations. So the enemies of the people is just reprehensible and dangerous. I think most reporters are dismayed by but are just determined to keep doing what they know is the right thing to do. I do think this will not last forever. But a lot of damage is being done as we as we see every day. Yeah. It's pretty pretty bad. That is for sure. Yeah. It's that's a whole nother topic. We're going to have another time because I know that. I'd like to talk to you more about that. I it's very important to me. I know right now, we focus a lot on healthcare because the election is just two days away. And I re- you gave us a wonderful understanding of what's at stake here. And why and to get people to vote in there. Against it. Like, I believe we did two years ago. Wendell Potter tar dot org. And we'll have you back. We'll talk about everything else you're doing because you're doing a lot..
"mark mcdevitt" Discussed on KGO 810
"Ktar radio a friend of mine mark mcdevitt he's from ireland but he lives in new jersey now and he wrote a screenplay had a tar bell the journalist who took down rockefeller and please and it got picked up by amazon so i hope that and then he did a rachel carson one carlson rachel rachel rachel carson right that yeah yeah that didn't get picked up yet so we're hoping that well but i the tar bill this woman and if you don't know who she is you have to research her she really talk about a ballsy journalists fearless who went toe to toe with rockefeller and got monopoly laws changed and it was it's a very incredible story but he wrote it it got picked up but before he did he said maureen they're saying i need to go deeper with the female characters we take a look at it and give me any thoughts you have on it and i thought that was really cool yeah 'cause there's stuff he's just not gonna pick up on and it's not because he's a bad person it's just men notice different things and it's the lack of ego he had and i said okay well she's working all the time who is she when she's not there what was her relationship with her father who supported her so much like i want to know more of that how that formed who she is and things like that but anyway i wish him much success with that because i love when create a people posted on that you'll shoot me an email i sure well okay so i know you want to a couple of quick mentions the san francisco jewish film festival coming up yes because of course i'm jewish and you are jew ish the opening night film it's from july nineteenth to august fifty opening night is that the fabulous castro theatre it's this amazing documentary about gilda radner and her life and the director's going to be there and so we'll lorraine newman one of the original not run is this one is this one is those july nineteenth oh boy and if you go to sf j f s dot org you can get your tickets.