Media Mayhem

Media Mayhem

United States

Media Mayhem is a weekly show hosted by Allison Hope Weiner, a lawyer and journalist who’s covered Hollywood for more than fifteen years. The show gives the audience a chance to see what goes on behind the scenes in the media world. Through interviews with journalists, lawyers, writers and other people who work in the world of media, Allison reveals why certain stories are published, why others are never told and how the conflict between the advertising and editorial sections of a company often determines content. This show is an effort to give viewers the information they need so they can become more discerning and discriminating consumers of media content.

Episodes

The Rise of Donald Trump & the Implosion of the Republican Party  

The rise of Donald Trump and the subsequent division within the Republican Party are explored with Kurt Schlichter, senior columnist at Townhall.com. We look at some of Trump’s proposals and examine how he would implement them if elected president. We …

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Inside the “Bernie Blackout”, France’s State of Emergency & Police Wrongful Death Settlements  

Since the start of his campaign, Bernie Sanders has been critical of the mainstream media claiming that their ties to the establishment played a major role in the representation and lack of coverage of his presidential campaign. Is Bernie’s argument …

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Trump vs The New York Times, The Nation of Islam & Scientology + Woody Allen Allegations  

Donald Trump’s relationship with women was thrown into the national spotlight once again after the New York Times released an article exposing how he behaves with the women he employs. Investigative journalist Mark Ebner discusses the New York Times article …

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Love Sick Details MS, Creativity & Survival with Author Cory Martin  

Love Sick is a memoir about Cory Martin who attempts to find love after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 28. Ms. Martin shares an excerpt from her book and discuss the difficulties in telling loved ones and new loves …

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American Psycho the Musical & SO B. IT with Producer J. Todd Harris  

AMERICAN PSYCHO THE MUSICAL is based on the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis centering on the life of Wall Street banker Patrick Bateman, as he loses his grip on reality during the 1980’s. Producer J. Todd …

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How David Miscavige Rose to Rule Scientology–with Tony Ortega  

“Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me,” a book written by Ron Miscavige, the father of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, is examined with author and journalist Tony Ortega just days ahead of its publication. We break down …

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Ex-Scientology Member Nora Crest Talks L. Ron Hubbard’s Big Problem with LGBT People  

Scientology’s problem with sexuality, gays, and gender fluidity is discussed with ex-Scientologist Nora Crest. Crest details growing up within the walls of the church, entering Sea Org and the dangers and consequences of sexual exploration under the watchful eye of …

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Celebrity Custody Battles & Surrogacy Cases Analyzed  

Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s custody battle over their son Rocco is analyzed with family law attorney Fred Silberberg. We also look at the custody battles of Bill O’Reilly and Kelly Rutherford and the surrogacy cases of Sherri Shepherd and Melissa …

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Genetic Personality and Political Feuds Explored with Dr. James Fallon  

Politics and the genetic personalities of our remaining 2016 Republican and Democratic candidates are explored with neuroscientist and author Dr. James Fallon. From the psychological makeup of the candidates to their psychopathic traits we detail voter brain circuitry. Navigating through …

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Scientology Crimes, Atrocities & Corruption Exposed with Whistleblower Karen de la Carriere  

The Church of Scientology’s innermost and darkest secrets are revealed by Karen de la Carriere, former wife of Scientology president Heber Jentzsch, who has faced harassment from the Church since leaving in 2010. Carriere describes how the Church cut her …

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Inside THE NEXT: 15 & What’s Real in THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA with Producer Carlos King  

THE NEXT: 15  breaks the “fourth wall” between producers and the talent, revealing what happens not only on camera, but what normally happens behind it too. The docs-series follows the lives of six reality stars whose shows have come and …

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The Psychopathic Psychology of our Next President with Neuroscientist James Fallon  

Will our next President be a psychopath? Dr. James Fallon breaks down the psychopathic traits of presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton while detailing the relationship of power between Bill and Hillary Clinton. Fallon also discusses “Bonnie and Clyde …

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Super Tuesday and the Double Standard Coverage of 2016 Election with Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert  

The difference in the media’s coverage of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is analyzed with Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America. Why is Trump presented as light entertainment while Clinton gets put through the wringer? …

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John Fugelsang Gets Real on the 2016 Election Shit-Show  

John Fugelsang skewers the 2016 Presidential Election–from Bernie and Hillary’s muted war of words, to Trump’s outrageous bid for the Republican nomination–in this frank, hilarious, and uncensored talk. What the New Hampshire primary said about the campaign, the arguments of …

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From #Unwifeable to Marriage with “Sexpert” Mandy Stadtmiller  

Do the women of today still dream of fairytale weddings? Female “sexpert” and columnist Mandy Stadtmiller breaks down the modern women’s perception of marriage, sex and dating while sharing intimate details of her personal sex life. From the Mandy Project …

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The 1992 LA Riots Explored In ALL INVOLVED, With Author Ryan Gattis  

ALL INVOLVED is a novel of set during the 1992 L.A. Riots, told through the eyes firefighters, nurses, graffiti artists, and, most of all, members of Latino street gangs in the South Central city of Lynwood. Author Ryan Gattis discusses …

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The Changing Storyline for Transgendered Americans with Kylar W. Broadus  

Transgender discrimination in the workplace and the way transgender people like Caitlyn Jenner are portrayed in the media are examined with trans activist Kylar W. Broadus. We also look at how popular television shows like Transparent and Orange Is the …

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Terence Winter Talks Us Through His Collaboration with Scorsese and Mick Jagger: HBO’s VINYL  

VINYL, HBO’s upcoming show about sex, drugs & rock ‘n’ roll in 1970s New York is explored with the show’s creator Terence Winter. Winter explains the role that executive producers Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger have in the show, how …

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MAKING A MURDERER – The Legality Behind the Show with Mike Cavalluzzi  

Netflix’ MAKING A MURDER follows Steven Avery–a Wisconsin man falsely convicted of rape and exonerated 18 years later. Two years after his release he was arrested for the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. The 10-part series covers the arrest, prosecution, …

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Tear-Shaming Obama, Political Influence on the Media & Tarantino Controversy  

The NRA, gun enthusiasts and Fox news slammed President Obama’s Executive Order on gun control but instead of focusing on the policy they targeted his tears. Were they right to accuse the President of attempting to manipulate US citizens emotions …

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