On this episode of Media Nouveau, Andres Salas and Olivia Katz tackle the Philip Defranco show and try to unravel Philip Defranco’s ability to garner trust in his audience. Philip Defranco is a popular YouTuber who has often been compared to the likes of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. He’s known for his casual style and trustworthy journalism, a hard reputation to establish and maintain in an era of “fake news”. What is it that makes him stand out from major news outlets? Is it his financial independence or his meta-ironic T-shirts? Find out the answer to these questions and more on this week’s episode of Media Nouveau.
- Burns, Bobby. “What Makes The Philip DeFranco Show Special“
- Chmielewski, Dawn C. “YouTube gives wacky anchorman Philip DeFranco greater exposure.” LA Times.
- Defranco, Philip. “WOW! HUGE Allegations Against Louis C.K. Blow Up, The Jim Beam Boycott, and more…“