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End times for President Trump, new dawn for Trump media? | The Listening Post

Al Jazeera, 09 Jan 2021
We discuss a week that had Americans glued to their screens, watching live feeds from Washington, DC, of what Donald Trump is leaving behind.


Will Sommer  - Politics reporter, The Daily Beast

Sara Fischer  - Media reporter, Axios

Parker Molloy  - Editor-at-large, Media Matters for America

John Nichols  - National affairs correspondent, The Nation

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It was a good news - quickly followed by bad news - week for the founder of WikiLeaks. Richard Gizbert talks to producer Flo Phillips about the continuing case against Julian Assange.

Qassem Soleimani - the man, the myth and the message

The Listening Post’s Tariq Nafi reports on an Iranian general who, one year after he was killed, has become a powerful symbol in a story Tehran wants to tell about itself.


Narges Bajoghli - Assistant professor, Middle East Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Hamid Dabashi - Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Christiane Gruber - Professor in History of Art, University of Michigan

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