FMC Fast Chat


FMC Fast Chat


FMC Fast Chat


CATEGORY: Society & Culture
FMC Fast Chat features notables in news, media and business for conversations that are real, powerful and relevant. We take you inside the news so you can be in the know in 30 minutes. Hosted by Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director Jaci Clement. This is the podcast of the Fair Media Council,
  1. June 29, 2022
    31 min
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    What's So Funny? Editorial Cartooning Today
    In this episode of FMC Fast Chat, we take a look at the state of editorial cartooning in a chat with a man with more than 40 years in the business, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Walt Hand…
  2. May 17, 2022
    31 min
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    'Untold': Behind the BIG Story with ESPN Magazine's Tom Junod
    Acclaimed long-form writer Tom Junod takes us behind “Untold,” the massive, 30,000-word immersive story of ‘the most dangerous player in the history of college football’ recently released by ESPN Magazine.ESPN…
  3. March 25, 2022
    4 min
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    BONUS: News Comes Full Circle
    Bonus episode! News Comes Full Circle, a commentary on news and culture from Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director Jaci Clement. Here's a look at how news changed and is looking to once again reinvent its…
  4. March 22, 2022
    35 min
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    Behind the Headlines: Conspiracy Theories & What the News Gets Wrong
    Why do we believe what we believe? In this episode of FMC Fast Chat, we get an inside look at conspiracy theories. Current events have spawned countless new conspiracy theories, focusing on the likes of COVID a…
  5. March 19, 2022
    4 min
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    Media & Culture Commentary: Questionable Journalism
    Be in the know in under five minutes: FMC Fast Chat brings you even faster commentary on media and culture. In this episode, you are the guest as Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director Jaci Clement talks t…
  6. March 15, 2022
    34 min
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    Built to Last: 1800FLOWERS.COM's Jim McCann Gets Down to Business
    How to build a company that stands the test of time is the focus of this episode of FMC Fast Chat featuring Jim McCann, Founder and Executive Chairman of 1800-FLOWERS.COM. Starting with a single floral shop in…
  7. March 02, 2022
    8 min
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    SPECIAL EPISODE: Tips for Dealing with News Coverage & War in Ukraine
    In this special episode of FMC Fast Chat, Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director Jaci Clement talks to you directly to provide tips and advice designed for you, your family, your kids and your friends for…
  8. February 08, 2022
    30 min
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    News Stories & Startups: How Mary Alice Williams Changed The News
    At 10 years old, Mary Alice Williams decided she wanted to tell news stories. Now, as she looks back on a career spanning more than 50 years, we discover two things happened: She not only reported the news sto…
  9. February 01, 2022
    36 min
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    Inside the Space Race to Save Planet Earth
    In this episode, we Fast Chat about why those billionaires are blasting themselves into space and how today's fifth-graders are key to building a space industry -- estimated be to in the trillions -- that may u…
  10. January 19, 2022
    33 min
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    Biden's First Year & The State of America with Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley
    In this episode of FMC Fast Chat, America's foremost presidential historian Douglas Brinkley grades Biden's first year, offers up some advice for the Cabinet, and tells us how he really feels about The 1619 Pro…
  11. January 12, 2022
    44 min
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    Inside COVID-19 Pandemic & State of Global Health with Laurie Garrett
    Often referred to as the "Pandemic Prophet," noted science journalist Laurie Garrett chats with us about the COVID 19 pandemic, the state of global health, whether or not it really is safe to wear masks, politi…
  12. November 30, 2021
    31 min
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    Internet Addiction: From Gaming & Porn to News & TikTok
    We’re all spending too much time online, but when does too much turn into addiction? How do we create a healthy life/tech balance? We chat with one of the world’s foremost experts on the topic, Dr. David Greenf…
  13. November 23, 2021
    35 min
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    How To Save Thanksgiving: An Inside Look at Polarization & the Art of Conflict Resolution
    Just in time to save your Thanksgiving dinner from turning into a war zone, FMC Fast Chats with renowned expert Peter T. Coleman, Ph.D. who gives us an inside look at polarization, how it has developed over tim…
  14. October 19, 2021
    36 min
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    Common Misconceptions About the First Amendment
    Can Twitter remove your tweet? How are current events such as Black Lives Matter and mask mandate protests challenging Americans' rights to protest? Just how much does the average American know about the First…
  15. September 29, 2021
    31 min
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    FMC Fast Chat: Covering News Today
    In this episode, we chat with Jon Allsop, who writes a daily newsletter about the media industry for the Columbia Journalism Review, and features and columns on media and politics for magazines including the Ne…
  16. September 14, 2021
    32 min
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    FMC Fast Chat: Trust In News? In America? Let's Discuss
    What is it about the news today that makes Americans so lose their minds? In this episode of FMC Fast Chat, we ask the expert: Dr. Benjamin Toff, Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of…
  17. August 10, 2021
    34 min
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    FMC Fast Chat: Finding Your Superpower
    Creativity, innovation and finding your superpower is what this episode of FMC Fast Chat is all about! Our featured guest is Abigail Posner, director of Google's BrandUnit, a creative think tank for agencies an…
  18. June 15, 2021
    29 min
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    FMC Fast Chat: Future-Proofing Your Organization with Rocky Ozaki
    In this episode, we chat with NoW of Work's Rocky Ozaki, the go-to guy for what your organization needs to be doing right now to build back better than it was before the pandemic hit. Ozaki's holistic approach…
  19. June 01, 2021
    31 min
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    Happiness Hacks: FMC Fast Chat with Meaghan B Murphy, Author & Editor in Chief, Woman's Day
    More than 25 years in the magazine industry have taught Meaghan B Murphy how to put life through the fun filter, and it's evident in all that she does. As editor in chief of Woman's Day magazine, she ensures mi…
  20. May 18, 2021
    32 min
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    FMC Fast Chat: An Inside Look at the Growing Dangers Journalists Face Around the Globe
    While journalism has always been a dangerous job, two major issues -- COVID19 and social media -- are posing new challenges for those seeking to shine a light into the darkest corners of the globe. In this epi…

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