Media outlets across the country are sending their messages of support to this station after Sunday’s shooting. Alejandro Alonso Galva put together this story. At approximately 3:12 a.m. Sunday morning, a man wearing a mask and hood entered the WORT station and opened fire on three DJs in the broadcast studio. Witnesses say five shots were […]
At approximately 3 AM Sunday morning, a man wearing a mask and hood entered the WORT station and opened fire on three DJs in the broadcast studio. Witnesses say five shots were fired, injuring one DJ in the buttocks and shattering the glass between studios. The injured DJ was sent to the hospital and quickly […]
In the wake of the recent massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the right to bear arms and what to do about gun regulation is again under hot debate. Host Alejandro Alonso Galva speaks with historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, who says that the key to understanding the purpose of the Second Amendment is understanding white […]
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.”
What can we expect from the DA’s decision on the Tony Robinson officer involved shooting? How will the community respond? How do national politicians feel about mass incarceration? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On this edition of A Public Affair we continue to discuss last Friday’s police shooting on Willy St. How has the community been responding to the death of Tony Robinson? How have the police been responding to the community?