Today guest host Mike Wagner talks with Julia Azari, political science professor at Marquette and blogger for Vox’s The Mischiefs of Faction to discuss the state of the 2016 race and what mandate claims may come after November.
Sub host Mike Wagner talks with Katy Culver, Associate Director of the Center for Journalism Ethics to discuss the latest events at the University of Missouri, Paris, etc. From a journalism standpoint – what standards should come into play when dealing with traumatic and graphic situations? How good of a job are the media doing […]
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.