With the press increasingly under threat, we turn our attention today on all things news and journalism in the changing landscape of print and digital media. Our guest is Rob Chappell, associate publisher of Madison365 to discuss why trustworthy news sources, especially local and community reporting, are more vital than ever.
How has Madison served communities of color in 2017? How has Madison failed its non-white communities? And how can all of Dane County do better in 2018? Friday host Jonathan Zarov interviews Robert Chappell, Associate Publisher of Madison 365, and Michael Johnson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County. For more on […]
(WORT) — African American men face serious health disparities, including much higher risks of death from heart disease, stroke and diabetes. But activists and medical professionals are working to address this issue.
(WORT) — Madison365 contributor Alexandria Mason reported on several scholarships the university offers to provide support for students from underrepresented groups. In this interview, she discussed these programs and how they assist students.
(WORT) — Percy Brown Jr. is the director of equity and student achievement with the Middleton-Cross Plains School District. Brown spoke to Kristian Knusten on the phone to discuss the intersection of race and education — in Madison and around the Dane County region.
Madison365, which covers diverse communities and issues of equity in the region, published a report about the challenges faced by African Americans and other people of color in higher education.