Jul 8 • 1HR 12M

Episode 172: The Crass-Examination Of Jad Sleiman

WHYY attempts to cancel one of its own. Things do not go well.

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Jad Sleiman. Photo credit: Rich Wexler, Risk! Podcast Live

This week on Blocked and Reported, Jesse tells Katie the story of Jad Sleiman, a Muslim/Catholic/Lebanese/American/veteran/reporter/comic who was fired from public radio station WHYY over his jokes.

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Sleiman hearing part 1.mp3

Sleiman hearing part 2.mp3