articles tagged "Brian Standing"

Shrimp Politics – Shrimp’s Carbon Footprint Is 10 Times Greater Than Beef’s

Monday, 10 June 2013 | buzz
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Tom Philpott, contributor to Mother Jones, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, June 10th, to speak with Brian Standing about Shrimp Politics. Sadly, the reasons why shrimp are not even a luxury in places like Wisconsin (I shouldn’t have to tell you that shrimp don’t live in lakes) is not an encouraging story. Read Philpott’s article here. Listen to the interview below to find out more: more »

Whistle Blowers Continue To Be Under Attack By The Obama Administration

Monday, 10 June 2013 | buzz
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The Obama administration has relentlessly gone after whistle blowers which directly contradicts comments Barack Obama made about whistle blowers during his campaign, “They are often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government.” Joining the 8 O’ Clock Buzz on to talk with Brian Standing about the subject, Robert Drechsel. Robert Drechsel, professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin. more »

As Student Debt Weighs Heavy On Wisconsin Graduate’s Some Question The Value Of A College Degree

Monday, 3 June 2013 | buzz
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The President and Congress continue to wrangle over federal student loan rates, which are set to double next month. Dale Knapp of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance tells us what’s at stake for Wisconsin students. more »

20 years after fatal outbreak, Milwaukee leads on water testing

Monday, 3 June 2013 | buzz
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  Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Marion Ceraso talks with Brian Standing, host of the Monday morning Buzz, about Milwaukee’s Cryptosporidium outbreak in 1993 and how that incident led to Milwaukee’s hypersensitive water treatment facility that exists today. Read Ceraso’s report here.       more »

The Annual Cardboard Animal Parade

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | buzz
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    Cultural reporter, Lisa Nunez, reports on the annual Procession of the Species art parade that celebrates biodiversity and is part of the Summer Solstice Festival.     more »

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