Soledad O’Brien on the Problems with Political Media, the Coverage of Kamala Harris, and Her Show, ‘Matter of Fact’

Soledad O'Brien

“We’re in a world dominated by social media and what TV news really need is those eyeballs and those clicks so you have to be ginned up to some degree.”

Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist, and a Phil Lind Initiative speaker for our 2022 series on The Future of Media, joins Bakari Sellers on his podcast show to discuss her evaluations of journalism and the media coverage of Kamala Harris, as well as speak about her show ‘Matter of Fact’. In this podcast, O’Brien criticizes the media’s tendency to give a platform to misinformation and take advantage of outrageous actions.

Listen to the full podcast here.