Seven-Part Special Podcast Series Begins Today
NEW YORK, NY – September 29, 2020 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One’s podcast 5-4 today drops the first episode of a special series on the Supreme Court’s role in the upcoming presidential election. Today’s show focuses on Amy Coney Barrett, the nominee named to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Each subsequent Tuesday, the podcast will examine topics in election law, including decisions on the electoral college, gerrymandering, and campaign finance.
5-4 is hosted by legal commentators Peter (better known as Twitter’s @The_Law_Boy), Rhiannon (@AywaRhiannon), and Michael (@_FleerUltra) and is available at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Podcasts among other platforms.
September 29: Amy Coney Barrett – The hosts analyze the candidacy of the judge nominated to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
October 6: Call-in Episode – The hosts answer listeners’ urgent questions about the SCOTUS nomination process and what is at stake in the upcoming election.
October 13: Electoral College — The hosts take on several cases about the electoral college and explain how it works
October 20: Gerrymandering – The hosts discuss the law involved in drawing electoral districts.
October 27: Campaign Finance – The hosts talk about a case in which the Supreme Court struck down Arizona’s program to match private donations.
November 3: Bush v. Gore – The hosts look back on the ruling that ended the 2000 Florida recount and put George W. Bush in the White House.
November 10: Election Episode – The hosts are on hand to discuss the election results and how they are likely to affect the Supreme Court.
5-4 is a production of Prologue Projects in partnership with Westwood One Podcast Network.
About Prologue Projects
Prologue Projects is an independent podcast production company founded by Slow Burn co-creator and host of the FIASCO podcast Leon Neyfakh. Other shows on the Prologue slate include Fiasco, The Trevor Noah Podcast, and a forthcoming series on the Houston Astros.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news, and entertainment content to over 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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