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Back Row 388 – 390 | Subway & Why We Struggle to Trust the Media


About This Episode

Radio Matt & Mo tackle the news media this week, beginning with the big piece on Subway that convinced everyone they use fake tuna meat, even though the article technically implies otherwise. They then discuss every big story of the past 5 years that turned out to be false, driving our trust in the media down even further. Finally, they share 10 tips to being a more responsible consumer of the news.

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Monday, August 9, 2021 | Episodes 388 | Subway is the Victim Here

Radio Matt & Mo are taking on the media this week, starting with the perfect example of everything wrong with the modern media: Subway being accused of using fake tuna. They go through the entire New York Times article, as well as other articles and information that paints Subway in a negative light, even though all the evidence is on their side.

PLUS:
+ Two Jabs, No Waiting
+ Weird News
+ Shorts: Review of the Nerds | This Week in Nerdy News

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | Episode 389 | Why We Struggle to Trust the News Media in 2021

Radio Matt & Mo continue their look into the trustworthiness of the media by looking at a slew of stories from 2016 to now that has caused many people to be confused as to what is truth and what is fake news.

PLUS:
+ Arguing on Discord: Lick or Bite Ice Cream?
+ Has Pumpkin Spice Finally Gone Too Far?
+ Shorts: The MoMent | Nerdy Definitions

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | Episode 390 | 10 Tips on How to Read the News Responsibly

Radio Matt & Mo share tips they’ve learned to be more responsible consumers of the news in an era of misinformation.

PLUS:
+ Matt Loses It!
+ Are we living in a Post-Cool world?
+ Shorts: Faith & Fandom 180 | Nerd History

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Friday, August 6, 2021 | Matt Loses It! | Twitch Highlights

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Episode Hosts

Radio Matt
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Matt originally started as "Back Row Baptist" online, sparking an entire ministry that culminated years later in "Back Row Radio" - now joined forces with Love Thy Nerd to form "LTN Radio". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. He is also active in the Celebrate Recovery ministry, celebrating over a decade of freedom from past addictions. Matt and his wife Deidra have 2 ornery boys and a baby girl.
Megan "Mo" Oaks
Co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Mo has been an active part of LTN Radio (formerly Back Row Radio) since its inception. Mo is currently working towards her teaching degree. She and her husband Chris have three amazing kids and too many pets to count.

Episode Producer

Radio Matt
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Matt originally started as "Back Row Baptist" online, sparking an entire ministry that culminated years later in "Back Row Radio" - now joined forces with Love Thy Nerd to form "LTN Radio". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. He is also active in the Celebrate Recovery ministry, celebrating over a decade of freedom from past addictions. Matt and his wife Deidra have 2 ornery boys and a baby girl.


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