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Don’t get lost in the chaos. Join BuzzFeed News reporters every Saturday for news that’s smart, not stuffy.

Episode Date
Audie Cornish Shows Her Work ✍️
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We dig deep on work life balance with Audie Cornish, host of BuzzFeed’s Profile and NPR’s All Things Considered, then unpack what to expect in the Manafort trial and get some suggested reading and watching to make your weekend even better.<br><br>Text JoJo to get more info and links from this episode! Their number is 929-236-9577.&nbsp;<br><br>Prompts from this episode: Profile | Trial | Recommendation | Transcript | Whomst<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 11, 2018
The Group Chat: WTF is Qanon and Alex Jones? 🤷‍
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We tackle two tricky Internet topics: What the hell is QAnon and why is Alex Jones?&nbsp;<br><br>Our internettiest friends Katie Notopoulos, Charlie Warzel, and Ryan Broderick get together to debunk and debrief.&nbsp;<br><br>Since this is a group chat, we want to hear from you!&nbsp;<br><br>What responsibility do you think tech companies have to control what’s on their platforms? Text JoJo the word “group chat” at 929-236-9577 to share.<br><br>Other JoJo prompts in this episode: Q | INFO | TRANSCRIPT&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 08, 2018
The Future is Robot 🤖
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We try to make sense of the evolving news from the border, ask whether humanoid robots are the future of banking and test your fake news knowledge.<br><br>JoJo the News Bot's phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them "hi" to get started!&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: &nbsp;<br><br>Whomst | Crisis | Pepper&nbsp;<br><br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 04, 2018
The Group Chat: The Feminism of the Anti-Abortion Movement 💪
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In this inaugural Group Chat, we talk about the feminist wing of the anti-abortion movement. Then we'll give you two stories people will still be talking about at the end of your day.&nbsp;<br><br>If YOU have something you want to text the group chat, JoJo can help you! Text them the words "GROUP CHAT," and follow the prompts. We might use your comments on a future episode :)<br><br>JoJo's number is 929-236-9577.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Sucks To Be Zuck 📉
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Facebook has a moral reckoning, the deadly germ of the summer, and bringing Kylie Minogue back to the news cycle.<br><br>JoJo the News Bot's phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them "hi" to get started!&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: &nbsp;<br><br>Whomst | Facebook | Oyster | Recommendation&nbsp;<br><br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 28, 2018
Nothing To Calm Down About 😬
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How many drug overdoses are unrecognized suicide attempts, what happens when you use your phone like a 10-year-old, and how the Helsinki summit will matter six months from now.&nbsp;<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them “hi” to get started!&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode:&nbsp; Whomst | Transcript | Opioid | Phone | Emoji&nbsp;<br><br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo the word “Transcript."<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 21, 2018
Don't Speak 🙅
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A deep dive into Gwen Stefani's career, mass deportations under Operation Streamline, a very specific version of Calm Down for Trump and NATO, and recommendations on what to watch and what to listen to from the newsroom!<br><br>JoJo the News Bot's phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them "hi" to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Transcript * Whomst * Gwen * Rec * Streamline&nbsp;<br><br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo&nbsp;the word "Transcript."<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 14, 2018
Butts In Seats 🎥
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It's officially summer, which means it's officially blockbuster season. BuzzFeed News Entertainment reporters Alanna Bennett and Adam B. Vary break down this summer's movie trends. And our resident fake news sleuth, Jane Lytvenenko is here with a fake news quiz!&nbsp;<br><br>JoJo the News Bot's phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them "hi" to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Movie * Whomst * Quiz * Romance&nbsp;<br><br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo&nbsp;<br>the word "Transcript."<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 07, 2018
A Shrug Emoji In A Black Gown 👨‍⚖️
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What Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement means, a breakdown of the big Supreme Court decisions,how gentrification affects calls about noise complaints and an explanation of Mexico’s historic presidential election.&nbsp;<br>JoJo the News Bot's phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them "hi" to get started!&nbsp;<br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: &nbsp;<br>Whomst | Transcript | SCOTUS | 311 | Mexico&nbsp;<br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 30, 2018
Hard to Get In 🚸
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Stories from the immigration crisis on our southern border, robots in restaurants, and a peek at what's next for this week's biggest stories.&nbsp;<br><br>JoJo the News Bot's phone number is 929-236-9577. Text them "hi" to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the 🤖JoJo prompts from this episode:&nbsp;<br><br>Whomst | Family | Server | Newsletter.<br><br>If you want a transcript of the episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 23, 2018
The Art of the Scam 🎨
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Stories from a Canadian alt-right conference, a defense of scammers, a look at how LGBTQ Americans live today, and a peek at what’s next for this week’s biggest stories.&nbsp;<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577.&nbsp; Text them “hi” to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Rebel | Scam | LGBTQ | Newsletter | Whomst<br><br>If you want a transcript of this episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 16, 2018
I'm Sorry Is Not Enough 🗣
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What’s next for the #MeToo movement, how the alt-right exploits the comments sections, why Jeff Sessions is withholding money from police, and Kim Kardashian West goes to the White House.<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577.&nbsp; Text them “hi” to get started.<br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Animate | Charlie | Whomst | Justice | Quiz<br><br>If you want a transcript of this episode, text JoJo the word “Transcript.”<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 09, 2018
New Census Who Dis 📍
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A world news update, a new hurricane season begins for Puerto Rico, data drama with the census, and of course, the fake news quiz.&nbsp;<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577. &nbsp;<br><br>Text “hi” to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Key JoJo prompts from this episode:&nbsp;<br>* Hurricane&nbsp;<br>* Quiz&nbsp;<br>* Whomst<br><br>Don't forget, you can get a transcript of this week's episode by texting JoJo the word "transcript."<br><br>Additional music in this episode by Meydän.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 02, 2018
The Ross and Rachel of International Politics 💔
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Stacey Abrams's historic nomination in Georgia, how much Facebook knows about you, and why you can chill about the North Korea summit.<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577.&nbsp; Text them “hi” to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Georgia | Ghost | Quiz | Whomst<br><br>If you want a transcript of this episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 26, 2018
This City's Got No Law 🚨
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A little bit of true crime, a little bit of foreign policy, a little bit of robots taking our jobs, and a little bit of fake news debunking.<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577.&nbsp; Text “hi” to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Hitman | Quiz | Alexa | Whomst<br><br>If you want a transcript of this episode, text JoJo the word "Transcript."&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 19, 2018
A Goddamn Spectacle 👑
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Introducing … The News! Here's what we've got this week:&nbsp;<br><br>Why the “Roseanne” reboot doesn’t impress its original writers, how Amazon’s black market of fake reviews makes you buy cheap crap, separating fake news from the real stuff and an earnest plea to let the royal family live.<br><br>JoJo the News Bot’s phone number is 929-236-9577. &nbsp;Text “hi” to get started.&nbsp;<br><br>Here are the JoJo prompts from this episode: Quiz | Roseanne | Amazon | Whomst&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 12, 2018
Hi! We exist!
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Every Saturday, you’ll get the latest from BuzzFeed News reporters all over the world.&nbsp;<br>We'll take you in on our exclusives and investigations, help you avoid fake news circulating the internet junkyard and maybe even take a few quizzes — we're still BuzzFeed, after all.&nbsp;<br>Subscribe today and we'll make sure you don’t get lost in the chaos.&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 08, 2018