The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios



How Influential Are Social Media Influencers?

Last week, an NY Mag essay about social media "influencer" Caroline Calloway raised questions about what exactly makes social media influencers so... influential. Constance Grady, a staff writer at Vox, wrote about it, and speaks about it on The Brian Lehrer Show. 


 16 September 2019  13m