8 O'Clock Buzz
On INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, March 8th, 2013, Jonathan Zarov spoke with Jennifer Weitzel, co-founder and Chair of Health Ministries for Haiti, and Julia Baumgartner, project coordinator for LA FEM in NICARUAGUA, about their work and also about the film, Girl Rising.
Janis Lane-Ewart joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Lane-Ewart is the Interim Director of the National Federation Of Community Broadcasters. She is also the former Director of KFAI community radio in Minneapolis, our sister station. She talks about the importance of community radio and the current state of radio.
Bob McChesney joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. McChesney is a Media Scholar and Professor at the University of Illinois. He is also the author of “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet against Democracy” (The New Press, 2013).
On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Kiera Mulvey, the Executive Director of Fair Share CSA Coalition, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz. The annual CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) open house event is this Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Monona Terrace.
ReShonda Tate Billingsley, co-author of Friends & Foes, spoke with the 8 O’Clock Buzz about her new book. She also talks about her life and her success. She is a former television news anchor and reporter but now a full time writer with 26 books written. She self-published her first book but now is with Simon and Schuster.
Reporters Kate Golden and Bill Lueders from the Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism joined the Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013 to bring us the latest on their stories.