Resources

We are committed to giving you resources that will help you stay informed and become more engaged.

Arizona & Phoenix News Sources

Arizona Capitol Times
AZ Central
Arizona Mirror
Phoenix New Times – Politics
Arizona Daily Independent
Arizona PBS
Arizona Public Media
KJZZ – 91.5
AP News – Arizona
Northeast Valley News
Yellow Sheet Report
AZEDNEWS (K-12) 
Public News Service
Politico Arizona 12news.com – Politics
Phoenix Business Journal
Cronkite News (AZ PBS) 

Blogs

Blog for Arizona 

The Mule News
AZ Roots  
Arizona’s Politics Blog  

National

NPR | PBS | NBC | MSNBC | CBS | ABC
Huff Post | New York Times | Washington Post
Bloomberg | CNN | Politico | USA Today
The Guardian | Business Insider
Vox | Vice

Podcasts

“Nearly every podcast has a play function directly on their episode pages. Navigate to the podcast page, look for the play button, and listen.” —The Podcast Host

Turning AZ Blue (Prospecting for Maricopa County AZ Democratic Political Nuggets)

The Gaggle (Arizona Republic/AZ Central politics podcast)

NYT: The Daily (Setting the pace these days; recaps the day’s news in half an hour or less)
NYT: The Argument (“Explains the argument from each side of the political spectrum”)
NPR: Politics (“Daily news about the election and why it matters”)
Pod Save America (“Liberal-leaning podcast teams former Obama aides”)
FiveThirtyEight Politics (“Insights for stats lovers”)
Slate’s Political Gabfest (“Arguably the most popular political podcast around”)
WaPo: Can He Do That? (“Laser-focused on the 45th president”)
Pod Save the People (“Goes deep on politics, culture, and social justice”)
Left, Right & Center (“Weekly: Provocative confrontation over politics, policy, pop culture”)
More Perfect (“Delves into the history and impact of the highest court in the land”)
In the Thick (“Bi-weekly: Show discusses stories mainstream outlets tend to overlook”)
Trump, Inc. (“Aims to uncover the mysteries of Trump’s businesses and who benefits”)

Political Framing

Framing is the process of defining the context or issues surrounding a question, problem, or event in a way that serves to influence how the context or issues are perceived and evaluated. Also called framing effect. —American Psychological Association

Most political issues are heavily framed in order to persuade voters to vote for a particular candidate or issue.

Introduction to Political Framing – The Metaphor Project
Simple Framing – George Lakoff (3-page PDF)
The power of framing: It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it – The Guardian
PDF: Lakoff Framing 101 – George Lakoff
PDF Cards: Don’t Think of an Elephant – George Lakoff
PDF: Lakoff Manifiesto – George Lakoff

George Lakoff Books (PDF)
Don’t Think of an Elephant! 2004
The Little Blue Book 2012
Whose Freedom? 2006
The Political Mind 2008
Thinking Points 2006
Metaphors We Live By 2003/1980

Thank you to Gilbert and Queen Creek Democrats of Arizona for helping to curate this list of links.

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