The juxtaposition of fantastical and escapist television programs is compared with the rise of television journalism, which, during the sixties, covered wide-ranging controversial and politicized events as they happened.
Bree Dorrit is interviewed about his new ACNgage app that promotes citizen journalism. He is grilled by Sloan for endangering the lives of celebrities and not vetting the facts posted on its platform, which is the opposite of journalism.
Teacher Susie challenges her students to move the basket from the ground to the top of the slide. The students experiment with different approaches until they come to a solution. Then, they record their observations in their journals.
Vehemently opposed to the New York army draft, working-class men riot in New York City and attack any draft supporters, wealthy individuals, and blacks to express their anger. A voiceover of a journalist describes the numerous incidences of violence.