Welcome to "On Background," a weekly podcast diving into some of the most pressing stories we’re covering here at the Corsair - Santa Monica College’s award-winning newspaper. Corsair reporter Michael Fanelli interviews reporters and sources to get an inside look at news pieces, and has open discussions about how those stories play into the bigger conversations of the day. This podcast is produced and edited by Multimedia Editor Blake Atwell.


EPISODE 1: On the first episode of “On Background,” host Michael Fanelli interviews reporters Theo Greenly and Megan McNaughton about their print edition story, "High Cost of Living Hits SMC's International Students."


EPISODE 2: Vaccination Controversey


TEASER: Listen for a small taste of “On Background.”