Family court issues, Trump media coverage

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A gavel in a courtroom.
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We talk to a child welfare advocate about the problems with the family court system. Then, a political columnist makes the case for how the media should cover the risks that come with a second Donald Trump presidency.

Featured in this Show

  • The case against family court

    The juvenile court system, now known as family court, was originally created to help children and families succeed in a changing society—but has it lived up to this promise? A child welfare advocate says family court has done more harm than good and argues that it should be abolished.

  • How the media should cover the risks of another Donald Trump presidency

    A media, politics, and culture columnist talks with us about what the news media could do better when it comes to reporting on Trump’s autocratic plans if re-elected president.

Episode Credits

  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Jane M. Spinak Guest
  • Margaret Sullivan Guest

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