Join us for a conference on ethics and the crisis in local news, featuring news professionals and researchers from across the country. Topics include: ethics in local contexts, ethics and economics, innovations and the way forward, partisans, the public and polarization, and a keynote conversation with the executive editor and publisher of The Miami Herald, […]
It’s been five years since Tony Terrell Robinson was killed by Madison police officer Matt Kenny. Last Friday, community members gathered to hold a memorial for Robinson on the anniversary of his death. The celebration started with music and a fashion show at the Wil Mar Center, and as the sun set, mourners held a […]
In the wake of Pacifica Foundation’s announcement yesterday that it would be laying off staff and cancelling programming at WBAI 99.5 FM New York, we spend today’s episode discussing the future of community radio with Ernesto Aguilar from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. He emphasizes the importance of local news and access to information […]
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WORT local news producer Alejandro Alonso Galva sat down with Sharon Irwin, Tony “Terrell” Robinson’s grandmother, to discuss her grief regarding her grandson’s shooting and the family’s lawsuit against the city of Madison. She explains the frustration of battling a story about her grandson that she calls “a lie.”