Getting Americans to care about the investigation of the unrest on Capitol Hill has required dogged research and careful television production. Also, cultural consultants in Hollywood.
Donald Trump had the Big Lie. Now, congressional investigators are televising what they hope he is the Big Truth. Will these made-for-TV audiences reach enough American audiences?
Alex Shephard – Staff Writer, New Republic
Molly Jong-Fast – Contributing Writer, The Atlantic
Angelo Carusone, President and CEO of Media Matters for America
Hugo Lowell – congressional reporter, The Guardian
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Hollywood’s latest role, the cultural consultant
There is a new part of Hollywood, the cultural consultant, who is looking to make the industry more politically correct.
Anamik Saha – Professor of Communications and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths
Raeshem Nijhon – Co-founder, House of Culture
Edna Liliana Valencia Murillo – Cultural consultant, ‘Encanto’