How is new media reshaping the work of civic organizations? Today host Mike Wagner talks UW Journalism Professor Christopher Wells on his new book “The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen.”
Just in time for the new school year, today guest host Mike Wagner talks with UW professor Robert Asen on his new publication, “Democracy, Deliberation, and Education,” on the difficult decisions school boards have to make the democratic process behind it. Listen to A Public Affair from August 31 to hear more.
Who will receive the nominations for the general election next year? What will Wisconsin’s role be in this election? Today guest host Mike Wagner spoke with Barry Burden, a Political Science professor at UW-Madison and director of the Elections Research Center at UW. They discussed the Center, presidential electoral politics and predictions, the WI senate race and more.
Did media coverage contribute to Americans’ tendency to favor national security over civil liberties following the 9/11 attacks? How did news framing of terrorist threats support the expanding surveillance state revealed by Edward Snowden? Today our guest host Mike Wagner will be joined by UW Professors, Dhavan Shah and Doug McLeod, to discuss their new book “News Frames and National Security: Covering Big Brother.
What do election results mean for the future of our state? What was the voter turnout? What was the outcome of the transportation amendment? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.