Jun 22, 2020

Forget the rally — TikTok and K-pop fans will cost Trump money

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They gave the Trump campaign a whole lot of bad data, which is expensive to clean up. Plus: drive-ins across the pond, racist film classics and "Diversity, Inc." 

Segments From this episode

TikTok fans and K-pop stans deluge Trump campaign with bad data

Jun 22, 2020
While it's unclear whether the social media campaign affected turnout at the president's Tulsa rally, fake signups to campaign events can corrupt data used for voter outreach.
The upper section of the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is partially empty as President Donald Trump speaks at his campaign rally on June 20.
Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

Do employers need to keep track of sick workers?

Jun 22, 2020
Like so many things about the coronavirus, it depends.
A server wearing protective gear at work in a Maryland restaurant.
Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Companies are saying they'll diversify, but will they follow through?

Jun 22, 2020
Many companies are committing to diversifying the workforce. But if previous efforts have failed, will this time be different?
Kenneth Frazier, leader of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., is one of the few Black CEOs running a Fortune 500 company.
Eric Piermont/AFP via Getty Images

Some old films will come with a racism warning, but is it too little, too late?

Jun 22, 2020
In the last few weeks, several historic films have come under increased scrutiny.
Rhett Butler (Clark Gable) kisses the hand of a tearful Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) in "Gone With the Wind."
Hulton Archive/Getty Images

As Europe emerges from lockdown, drive-in movies spring up

Jun 22, 2020
Social distancing rules revive interest in an old American form of entertainment.
"Grease" is screened at a drive-in movie in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 13.
Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Suga Suga Baby Bash, Frankie J
Respiration Black Star, Common
Chosen Blood Orange
Chief Rocka Lords Of The Underground

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer