In a time of fake news and misinformation, one scholar is untangling how conspiracy theories are formed and spread. Jordan Foley is a grad student at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and his research focuses on political polarization, media effects, political psychology, and civic participation. He joins Buzz host Jonathan Zarov in the […]
A national action day organized by the Youth Climate Action Team is scheduled for this coming Friday, as reported by organizers Ella Kunstman, a senior at West High School, and Clio Maya-Johnson, a junior at East. The two students talk with Jan Miyasaki about the planned activities that day, and why THEY are up-in-arms about […]
What does it mean to be “fulfilled”? Why are some people “self-fulfilled” while others crave constant positive reinforcement from others? Dr. Raj Nijhawan, noted researcher, will be giving a lecture at Edgewood College on 9/16 — Sue Pastor and Stephan Gilchrist from Edgewood talk to Jan about the program.
Now in its 20th year, the Midwest Environmental Advocates works to defend public rights, protect environmental rights, and is a watchdog for transparency and accountability in government. Peg Sheaffer, Development and Marketing Director, talks about what’s happening in the state.
What is it about Wisconsin that produces so many compulsively productive and offbeat artists? From Baraboo’s Dr. Evermor, to Phillips’ Fred Smith, to Spring Green’s Alex Jordan, to Madison’s own Sid Boyum, what gets into these souls that they feel compelled to create so many strange figures out of scrap metal, concrete and whatever else […]
The WORT 89.9 FM Social Club provides an opportunity for WORT’s listeners, programmers and volunteers to meet, quaff some libations, break bread and hear some great music. It takes place the third Thursday of each month. This time around, on Thursday, September 19, the Social Club visits the Come Back Inn down on Wilson Street. […]