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Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, to speak with Tony Casteneda, was Kelly Albrecht. Albrecht spoke with Casteneda about the Food Stamps Bill, Assembly 110 that is supposedly designed to address people taking advantage of the benefits. In actuality, Albrecht argues, the bill is just hurting those members of society who need the benefits the most.read article »
Theodoric Meyer, contributor of Propublica, joined the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on May 8th, 2013, to speak with Jan Miyasaki about a new article he has published, “Pay to Prescribe? Two Dozen Doctors Named in Novartis Kickback Case.” ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.read article »
Mark Cupp, Executive Director of Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board, joined the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on May 8th, 2013, to speak with Jan Miyasaki for their yearly spring update on the river.read article »
Nicholas Johnson joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Johnson is the former Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson. He is also the author of “How To Talk Back To Your Television Set.” Currently he is teaching at the University of Iowa College of Law. He also has a blog here.read article »
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism brings us this month’s peek behind the curtain, as we dig deeper to learn more about the investigative stories local reporters are working on now. Reporter Kate Golden warns us that we are awash in endocrine disruptors- common chemicals that are changing our bodies in ways we are only beginning to discover. And they’re in our water here in Wisconsin.read article »
The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Rory Linnane, explains why the U-W’s emergency alert system doesn’t work for everyone.read article »
You made your genetic code yourself. But do you own it? UW’s Shubha Ghosh tells us why that’s a more challenging question than you might think.read article »
Nancy Thurow, the co-founder and longtime artistic director of Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM), died Tuesday in Madison. Roseanne Sheridan, Stage Director, Acting/Directing Teacher, and current Director of the Children’s Theater of Madison, joined the 8 O’ Clock Buzz to talk with Jonathan Zarov, about Thurow’s spirited life.read article »