Emphasis Added on VICE News brings together a group of journalists, academics and other smart folks to argue about the role the media play in actually effecting the outcome of the stories they cover. 

Hosted by VICE News Editor-in-Chief Jason Mojica (@elmodernisto), our first episode examines media coverage of the Islamic State.

Joining us on our first episode:

Steven Livingston (@ICTlivingston): Professor of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University

Santiago Lyon (@slyon66): Vice President and Director of Photography, The Associated Press

Lina Khatib (@LinaKhatibCMEC): Director, Carnegie Middle East Center

Phil Chetwynd (@philchet): Editor-in-Chief, Agence France-Presse