Abu Zafar
Abu Zafar

Abu Zafar is a studio technician and podcast producer at Mic. He is based in New York and can be reached at abu@mic.com.

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Sept. 1, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: chemical plant near Houston in danger of exploding

The important stories to know for Friday, September 1.

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Aug. 31, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Defense Secretary clarifies transgender ban, Tomi Lahren joins Fox News

The important stories to know for Thursday, August 31.
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Aug. 30, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: North Korea missile launch, Trump’s DACA decision

The important stories to know for Wednesday, August 30.
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Aug. 29, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump loses more advisers, ACLU sues Trump over transgender ban

The important stories to know for Tuesday, August 29.
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Aug. 28, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump pardons Arpaio, another right-wing rally shut down

The important stories to know for Monday, August 28.
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Aug. 24, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump will likely pardon Sheriff Arpaio, the campaign to ban Trump from Twitter

The important stories to know for Thursday, August 24.

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Aug. 23, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump’s Afghanistan strategy, poll asks Americans about neo-Nazi views

The important stories to know for Wednesday, August 23.
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Aug. 22, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Columbus monument vandalized, edible coffee creamer capsules

The important stories to know for Tuesday, August 22.
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Aug. 21, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Bannon resigns, Boston protesters shut down conservative rally

The important stories to know for Monday, August 21.
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Aug. 18, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Barcelona terror attack, Bannon’s interview

The important stories to know for Friday, August 18.
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Aug. 16, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump goes back to blaming “both sides” at Charlottesville

President Donald Trump may have condemned specific hate groups at Charlottesville, but he still accuses "both sides" of being violent.

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Aug. 15, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: ‘Daily Stormer’ can’t find a host, Trump condemns hate groups

The important stories to know for Tuesday, August 15.
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Aug. 14, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: The Charlottesville protests

The important stories to know for Monday, August 14.
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Aug. 11, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: The opioid crisis, Ivanka Trump’s new store

The important stories to know for Friday, August 11.
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Aug. 10, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: The North Korean threat, educational mobile games for Syrian children

The important stories to know for Thursday, August 10.
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Aug. 9, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Most US House internships don’t pay, Trump TV presents the “real news”

Two important stories to know for Wednesday, August 9.

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Aug. 8, 2017
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Aug. 7, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Senate protects Mueller, Pence’s 2020 plans, Miss Universe Pageant

The important stories to know for Monday, August 7.
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Aug. 4, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Low support for transgender ban, Trump’s call transcripts & World Overshoot Day

Here are the important stories to know for Friday, August 4.
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Aug. 3, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Immigration bill, Russia sanctions, “refugee dress” controversy

The important stories to know for Thursday, August 3.