Fri, Dec 19, 2014 12:50 pm

Host Dawn Jewell explores the role of new media in activism, and how technological advances have helped spread, and control, the flow of information. Dawn interviews Norm Stamper, former Seattle Chief of Police, and Wolfgang Sützl, visiting assistant professor at Ohio University and media activism expert, about the relationships between media, policing, control, and activism.

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 3:49 pm

J. Richard Hamilton, Baker and Hostetler Professor of Humanities and Professor of Theater Bill Condee joins Kelee Riesbeck to talk about the seemingly disparate yet elegantly connected topics of Appalachian opera houses, race in 19th Century Ohio and shadow puppetry performance in Southeast Asia.

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 3:51 pm

Dr. Jay Shubrook, DO '96, reflects on his years as a student, physician, professor, researcher and editor at Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine as he heads to Touro University's College of Osteopathic Medicine in California. Shubrook also opens up about his years caring for patients in Appalachia who suffer from diabetes and about his research into a novel method of treating patients newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 12:07 pm

Michael du Cille, a renowned prize-winning photographer for the Washington Post, died last week, at age 58, while he was covering Ebola in Africa for the third time.  du Cille covered the world and used his pictures to tell gripping stories of the human condition.

As a result he won three Pulitzer prizes in his career and was one of the most respected photojournalists in the world.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 2:02 pm

Crisis management and working with the media is a far more difficult process today that it has been in the recent past.

The 24-hour news cycle plus the advent of instantaneous commenting through social media means that corporate executives, CEO’s, and political figures need to be well trained in media techniques to try to “stay ahead of a story.”  Otherwise, great damage can be done to their company or cause in an extremely short amount of time.