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Turn On The News: TV Lies (Audio)

Apr 29, 2021
Produced by Tom Roe.

"Turn On The News" is the weekly newscast from the fictional Radio Network, with parody radio coverage of the radio and its headlines. Now with computerized news readers, and fewer meddling reporters, plus aggregated reporting, and automated music. Tune in "Turn On The News" each week for the latest news, radio art, and more from our robot reporters, making sure you hear both sides -- good and evil -- every time you "Turn On The News."

This week: "TV Lies." This week there were weighty issues on trial, and a verdict came in. Songs and works from Husker Du ("Turn On the News"), Big Star ("Don't Lie to Me"), Billy Joel ("Honesty"), The Castaways ("Liar, Liar"), and The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy ("Television The Drug Of The Nation"). Clips and excerpts from Seth Meyers; Rachel Maddow; Donald Drumpf; Abe Simpson; Jen Psaki; Ron Johnson; Tucker Carlson; and Nicolle Wallace. Episode 014.