‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 28, 2019: Journalist and Author Jon Jeter on Corporate Media and the Framing of News…DC Mayor and Police Ordered by Court to Record Stop-and-Frisk Data…Headlines on Border Crisis, Supreme Court Decisions, G20 and More…


From U.S. warmongering, to the imprisonment of Julian Assange, to the stories that movies tell us. We have an in-depth conversation about corporate media and national and international news with journalist Jon Jeter. And after three years of delay by Mayor Bowser and DC police, a Superior Court judge orders Washington, DC to begin collecting information about the race of those they stop and frisk. 

Plus Headlines:
-Progressives in the House of Representatives were outraged this week after House speaker Nancy Pelosi first rejected then accepted a Senate bill that gives the Trump administration $4.6 billion dollars more for the southern border without rules stipulating that the funds be used for humanitarian relief. 

-Freshmen lawmakers issued a joint statement denouncing Trump’s announced mass deportations of undocumented immigrants and denouncing the additional funding to border agencies that they characterized as “radicalized” and “criminal.” 

-The Supreme Court struck down at least temporarily the Trump administration’s proposal to put a citizenship question on the census but allowed partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts to stand.

-Gerald Horne on G20, attempted coup in Ethiopia and his new book, Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music. Plus more Culture and Media. 

Voices: Jon Jeter, Scott Michelman, Gerald Horne, Rep. Tony Cardenas, Scott Michelman  Music break featuring Conrado Muluc.

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