Today Karma Chavez talks with Cara Finnegan, associate professor of communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her new book, “Making Photography Matter,” analyzes a wealth of newspaper and magazine articles, letters to the editor, trial testimony, books, and speeches produced by viewers in response to specific photos they encountered in public.
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A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.