Interview 71: Shawn Helton

21-LOGO-230x115Associate editor of 21st Century Wire Shawn Helton joins James to discuss his cutting edge media criticism and analysis of the “mass shooter” phenomenon that has become an almost daily subject of corporate news media reportage; one where events including Tucson, Aurora, Newtown have more recently given way to Isla Vista, Charleston, Chattanooga, and countless others.

21st Century Wire is a daring alternative journalistic venture that has in recent years sought to shine a light on such curious events. In this important discussion Helton and Tracy elaborate on their various written accounts of such unusual events. placing them in historical context and reminding listeners of the special caution necessary for news consumers to employ in the police state and “war on terror” era.