On college campuses and in small towns, Katie Couric talks with controversial speakers and student organizers about the idea of political correctness.
Phil McGraw welcomes us to his eye-popping Beverly Hills home to chat about his long-running daytime talk show, his pre-TV gigs and Oprah’s role in his success. Plus, he weighs in on America’s opioid crisis, mass shootings, President Trump’s atypical behavior, and the #MeToo movement. But first, Phil and his wife Robin give us a tour of their digs.
Julianna Margulies has been lighting up the small screen for over two decades, with standout roles on TV shows like ER and The Good Wife. She joins us to discuss everything from the big impact George Clooney had on her career to what she loved about playing Alicia Florrick. She also explains what makes her latest character on AMC’s Dietland such a delicious role. Plus, Julianna opens up about her own experiences with harassment as a young actress.
The pod heads across the pond to London, where we turn the tables on Graham Norton, Britain’s most popular chat show host. We revisit highlights from his long-running talk show, including the time he told Judi Dench, “You lie like a rug.” Graham also opens up about growing up Protestant in a Catholic stronghold and his total commitment to becoming a comedian and actor as a young man. “I had no plan B,” he says. Plus, we dig into Graham’s views on Brexit and Ireland’s recent landslide vote on abortion.
What is the line between sensitivity and censorship? In today’s episode, we navigate the realm of political correctness, from trigger warnings to safe spaces. New York Times Op-Ed writer Frank Bruni joins to discuss what he sees as the promise and pitfalls of hot-button issues like cultural appropriation and the idea of “checking your privilege.” Plus, listeners call in with their own thoughts on PC culture.
“ It seems that every day, there’s a new story and a new vocabulary around gender that’s challenging our long-held attitudes and preconceptions about what makes us who we are. ‘Gender Revolution’ will go beyond the headlines to examine the why, the how and what it all means, with intimate stories of the people who are at the forefront of this new frontier. ”
Katie Couric learns about today’s pressures and opportunities for Muslim Americans.
Katie Couric explores the many ways that technology is upending our lives.
From famous actors to tech trailblazers to domestic workers, Katie Couric talks to change makers about why we still haven’t achieved gender equality.
Does a brand-name journalist need a brand-name platform to succeed?
Nearly a year after leaving Yahoo , Katie Couric is betting that the answer is no. Instead, she is striking out on her own, expanding her own production company with outside investment so that it can find its own sponsors and distribution outlets.
The inaugural project of the expanded Katie Couric Media will be a short-form online video series for digital-media outfit theSkimm that will be sponsored by consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. , according to the companies. The series, titled “Getting There,” will feature profiles of accomplished women.
In her series ‘America Inside Out with Katie Couric,’ Couric travels the country to find out where we are as a nation in 2018. In the series finale, she tackles the subject of political correctness on college campuses. Couric joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. He is joined by Katie Couric, journalist, podcaster, documentary filmmaker and correspondent and executive producer of her new Nat Geo series “America Inside Out,” which looks at gender inequities across industries, outrage and so-called “PC culture” on college campuses, and other big cultural, political and social issues of today.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women combined in the U.S. This year, it will kill an estimated 50,000 people. Their families will endure unthinkable pain, witness unbearable suffering and say goodbye far too soon. Sadly, it’s a story we both know by heart…
Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a decorated Marine Corps veteran, has quickly made a name for himself as an outspoken critic of President Trump. I spoke with Moulton about his decision to run for office, his views on President Trump and the future of the Democratic Party.
Just over the East River of Manhattan lies one of the most ethnically diverse areas in the world. As any local can tell you, Queens has become NYC’s fastest growing borough with a recent influx of new families, young professionals, and businesses both large and small.
With a thriving downtown, a bustling restaurant scene and world-renowned museums, there’s no doubt Cleveland, Ohio, is experiencing a cultural renaissance. In part two of our Cities Rising series in Cleveland, I stopped by West Side Market, met up with Matthew McConaughey, and more.
DJ Khaled — hip-hop producer, Snapchat guru, author, record label executive and music mogul — is ready for “another one.” With his 10th album, huge summer hits and a new son, Khaled has a lot to be grateful for. I sat down with Khaled to talk about his latest album, Grateful, which comes out on June 23; his collaborations with the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Justin Bieber, as well as his son, Asahd — who is an executive producer on the album, by the way — and how fatherhood changed his life.