Interracial Jawn Podcast #13 – Dog Whistles Everywhere

@VeryWhiteGuy & @LeslieMac are joined by Ricky from Americans United Again Podcast in a “Very Special Podcast” devoted solely to the topic of Dog Whistle Politics and Media.  Included in the discussion: Definition & History of Dog whistles in Politics, dog whistles in media, recent examples and full dissection of the story at the center of #pointergate

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Episode 13 Show Notes:

Ricky hosts AUA Podcast & AUA Hope Podcast

Segment 1 – Intro & Definition of Dog Whistle in Media & Politics

  • def. Dog-whistle—an attempt to make a group of people/segment of population (or individual person) a dangerous “other” without resorting to the kind of language that earns wide public condemnation. It allows the speaker to indulge racial taboos without ever crossing the line.

Segment 2 – History of Dog Whistle Politics

Segment 3 – Dog Whistles in Media

Segment 4 – Recent Examples


Segment 5 – Dissection of #pointergate story

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