Sinclair Broadcasting, a pro-Trump company, has just acquired Tribune Media. Media critic Michael Corcoran discusses the meaning of the conglomerate and what happens now. Michael Corcoran is a media critic and journalist who writes about media policy. His article “Trump Uses Power of FCC to Pay Back Friends at Sinclair Broadcasting” was recently published by […]
The Menominee Nation, along with local citizens, local governments, and environmental organizations, are fighting against the proposed Back Forty Mine project. The project proposes putting in an open pit metallic sulfide mine on the Menominee River in Lake Township, Michigan. To discuss the resistance against the mine, Esty Dinur is joined by Gary Besaw, Chairman […]
Today’s A Public Affair is devoted to the State of the Station. Guests include: Jan Levine Thal, Board President; Laura Gutknecht to discuss tech matters; Molly Stentz, News Director, as the staff rep; and Catherine (Cass) Joy, CPA, to discuss finances.
Juan Cole joins A Public Affair on this mini pledge drive edition to discuss issues in the Middle East and his upcoming lecture at UW, “Paganism and Muslim Peace-Building in the Mecca Period (610-622): What does the Qur’an Say?” Juan Ricardo Cole is a public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate […]
We’ve got another packed show today. First up, Greg Rouillard discusses sociocracy. Rouillard studies and practices the Sociocratic Circle-Organization Method. He is also the Executive Director of Family HEART Camp, a community of summer camps for all ages based in the principles and practices of Compassionate Communication. Next, Kathy Kelly, a co-coordinator of Voices for […]
Last week, Esty joined Dena Eackles, Paulette Moore, and Rebecca Kemble to Bismarck as Kemble went for a pretrial motion hearing to dismiss four charges from the protests in fall of 2016. Listen as they share stories on Water Protector trials, new protection camps and other updates from North Dakota.