Free one-day conference organized by the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Keynote conversation with leading tech journalist Kara Swisher followed by three panel discussions on gender, power and ethical journalism. See website for more information and a registration link.
For today’s two-part episode, we take a look at Soviet media history and nuclear health effects. Our first guest is Christine Evans, professor of history at UW–Milwaukee, who sketches the history of television in the former Soviet Union and the role of media in contemporary Russian politics and culture. Next, we speak to Robert (Bob) […]
On October 28, 2018, Brazil elected far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as president. He assumed office on January 1, 2019. What has been happening in Brazil during the first few weeks of his presidency? On today’s episode, we get the updates from Victor Pougy, a journalist based in Rio de Janeiro. He and Esty discuss the […]
For today’s special WORT Birthday Boost episode, we catch up with friends of the show Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth from Project Censored. They fill us in on their new publication, Censored 2019: Fighting the Fake News Invasion, which features under-reported stories from the past year and highlights independent news organizations that are doing truly […]
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Three panelists with expertise in media, political reporting and the news industry will engage in a public discussion about journalism ethics and the special challenges of covering politics in highly polarized times. The panelists are: • David Folkenflik is the New York City-based media correspondent for NPR News and […]
On today’s episode, we kick off the fall pledge drive with a conversation about the importance of independent media in the current political landscape. Allen is joined in the studio by John Nichols and Bob McChesney to discuss threats to democracy, battling the 24-hour news cycle, and the role of media in culture and politics. […]