Today host Patty Peltekos talks with Mary Norris, author contributor to The New Yorker. Her book, “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen,” takes her decades of copy editing and addresses the hilarity of the English language and the way we use it. Mary Norris has been working at The New Yorker since […]
Patty Peltekos is the new host of Monday’s A Public Affair, 12–1pm, replacing Yuri Rashkin, who is now teaching full-time at UW-Whitewater in Communications. Finally, we have the chance to find out why Patty is such a news junkie. WORT: What was the first news story you remember paying attention to? Patty: I was five […]
Guest host Patty Peltekos discussed this and more on Wisconsin CAFOs with Scott Dye, a field associate with the Socially Responsible Agriculture Project, Tressie Kamp from Midwest Environmental Advocates, and Kewaunee County Resident Mick Sagrillo.
What’s next for the Greek economy? Will the ECB let Greece’s banks collapse? Today guest host Patty Peltekos will speak with The Nation’s Maria Margaronis to discuss the current state in Greece and what the future holds for the country.
What are the consequences of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in local communities? How will the proposed CAFO in Bayfield County affect Wisconsin? Are there any logical alternatives? On Tuesday, June 16, guest host Patty Peltekos, talked with Mary Dougherty about the proposed pig CAFO.
Why are nine LaCrosse residents suing the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources? What’s problematic about the proposed expansion of rail lines carrying crude oil through the Upper Mississippi River? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!