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Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media
Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media
Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media
Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media
Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media
Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media

Ben Swann On Syria, Journalism and Leaving Corporate Media

TheLipTV - 2013-09-02

Ben Swann joins Buzzsaw to talk about the Syria conflict and Al Qaeda's influence there via Al Nusra Front, the US government overreaching into people's lives, Reality Check and the Truth in Media project. After converting from the corporate masters of news, Ben has made a true impact on how people get their information and he speaks his mind uncensored and clearly in this interview hosted by Tyrel Ventura. GUEST BIO: Ben Swann is an award-winning television reporter who has worked in New Mexico, Texas and Ohio. He also produced a fact-checking series entitled Reality Check, which gave him national coverage for his reporting about controversial issues. He has won multiple Emmys and Edward R. Murrow awards. Swann left a job at FOX19 and on launched a crowdsource funded 'Truth in Media Project,' to continue production of his show Full Disclosure. ADD'L LINKS: benswann.com Buzzsaw Episodes Playlist: youtube.com/watch?v=ACNt2uJb2cc&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGc7NOFr74KbOPBCXrXT8nlf&index=1 Buzzsaw Short Clips Playlist: youtube.com/watch?v=296fLJ5v3HM&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGe43WJvnvzBPLaJrRVSUmxb facebook.com/pages/Buzzsaw/315063551949301?directed_target_id=0 facebook.com/thelip.tv EPISODE BREAKDOWN: 00:01 Welcome to Buzzsaw 00:12 Introducing Ben Swann. 00:55 Ben's start in journalism, the Mexican drug war and seeing how journalists don't understand news. 03:40 How Reality Check came about. 05:05 Corporations killing investigative journalism. 07:51 Truth in Media, Reality Check and building a news network. 11:15 What citizens haven't been told in Syria. 12:45 The Sarin gas attacks and telling the whole story. 14:22 The impact of alternative media on the conflict. 16:00 The definition of a journalist and the Sons of Liberty. 18:51 Using copyright claims against free speech. 21:30 The FDA vs. raw milk. 23:55 The right and left angry about similar things and attacking a common enemy. 32:45 Thanks and goodbye.