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Janis Lane-Ewart joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Lane-Ewart is the Interim Director of the National Federation Of Community Broadcasters. She is also the former Director of KFAI community radio in Minneapolis, our sister station. She talks about the importance of community radio and the current state of radio.read article »
Bob McChesney joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. McChesney is a Media Scholar and Professor at the University of Illinois. He is also the author of “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet against Democracy” (The New Press, 2013).read article »
On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Kiera Mulvey, the Executive Director of Fair Share CSA Coalition, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz. The annual CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) open house event is this Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Monona Terrace.read article »
ReShonda Tate Billingsley, co-author of Friends & Foes, spoke with the 8 O’Clock Buzz about her new book. She also talks about her life and her success. She is a former television news anchor and reporter but now a full time writer with 26 books written. She self-published her first book but now is with Simon and Schuster.read article »
Reporters Kate Golden and Bill Lueders from the Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism joined the Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013 to bring us the latest on their stories.read article »
Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013. Philpott is the co-founder of Maverick Farms, an educational non-profit that promotes community resources and helps reconnect local food networks. Currently he writes the food and agriculture blog for Mother Jones.read article »
W. Earle Smith has over 30 years of professional experience choreographing, teaching and performing. This is Mr. Smith’s thirteenth season with the Madison Ballet as Artistic Director. As a dancer, D Magazine called Mr. Smith “meticulously chosen and prepared…who knows Balanchine.” The Wisconsin State Journal hails his choreography as “imaginative and…rhythmically smooth and lively” with the Capital Times saying Artistic Director W. Earle Smith “more than delivered on every level.”read article »
“Melanie Herzog is Professor of Art History at Edgewood College and curator of Eye Witness: Milton Rogovin, Social Documentary Photography, opening today at the Edgewood College Gallery. She is the author of Milton Rogovin: The Making of a Social Documentary Photographer, published by the Center for Creative Photography in 2006.”read article »
Jenna Pope, activist and photojournalist, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, February 28, 2013, to talk about her journey as an activist. She was first motivated to go to a rally soon after Scott Walker’s election. Her mother and sister are teachers and the attacks on teachers and other public workers inspired her to participate. Listen to the entire interview below:read article »
Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz from Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, February 28, 2013, was Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez. He talks about Arizona’s ongoing immigration issues. Rodriguez contributes to his blog, the Progressive and the Guardian.read article »