How did we get to the present day of ‘fake news’ and Donald Trump? News Director Molly Stentz speaks with Kurt Anderson about his new book, Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire. They talk about the 500-year history of superstition, false beliefs, and hucksterism in this country. Kurt Anderson is the host of Studio 360, a […]
This month the UW Board of Regents approved a resolution that allows UW students who have “dismiss[ed] the expressive rights of others” to be suspended after having done so twice, and expelled after having done so three times. And — today the white supremacist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak on the University of Florida campus […]
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.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting act. Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the act into law, saying: It announces to the world that our Nation wants more than just material wealth; our Nation wants more than a “chicken in every pot.” We in America have an appetite for […]
The recount of the November election will be happening in Wisconsin. Is each county really going to do its own process? What will Dane County be doing? What does the Green Party expect to find? How long will it take? All this and more on today’s program. Joining us on phone is Michael White, co-chairman […]
Jan Miyasaki and WORT News Director Molly Stentz discuss the national and local election results