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The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified : NPR
"Buckle up! Your car is headed for... adventure! Eleanor Amplified is a radio adventure series for the whole family. Listen together as world-famous radio reporter Eleanor foils devious plots, outwits crafty villains, and goes after The Big Story. Eleanor's pursuit of truth takes her into orbit, out to sea, through a scary jungle and even to the halls of Congress! Like all the public media shows you love, Eleanor Amplified is entertaining and informative. Eleanor defends the very values you expect from high-quality journalism. The importance of access to information. Being inclusive of different points of view. Telling the truth, and more. Eleanor will spark laughter and conversation the whole family will enjoy, while preparing kids to appreciate journalism and make smart media choices in the future."

[See also: http://whyy.org/cms/eleanoramplified ]
podcasts  kids  children  npr  whyy  sfsh  medialiteracy  jounalism  truth  classideas 
july 2016 by robertogreco
The best and worst movies of 2015 by WHYY Public Media | Free Listening on SoundCloud
In this hour we sit back, relax and talk about the year’s best movies. To chat about the year’s best and worst, we’ll be joined by political consultant and movie buff NEIL OXMAN and by STEVEN REA, the movie critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer., December 30, 2015 at 11:26AM
ifttt  soundcloud  WHYY  Public  Media  "Radio  Times"  "Marty  Moss-Coane" 
december 2015 by joeross
WHYY - Radio Times: Gingrich, Lobbying and the Mortgage Industry
This hour, we’ll talk about Newt Gingrich’s rise to the top of the GOP field and his connection to mortgage giant Freddie Mac. We’ll also look more closely at what constitutes lobbying in Washington.  And we’ll get some background on the history of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and their connection to the financial crisis.   Are guests are MATTHEW COOPER, Editor of the National Journal Daily, BILL ALLISON, editorial director of the Sunlight Foundation, and GUY CECALA, CEO and Publisher of Inside Mortgage Finance.
newtgingrich  lobbying  billallison  whyy  radio  pennslyvania 
november 2011 by sunlightfoundation
Inside A.A. with writer Clancy Martin | Radio Times | WHYY
Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Philosophy professor and writer CLANCY MARTIN credits Alcoholics Anonymous with saving his life.  In The drunk's club: A.A., the cult that cures, his cover story in the January issue of Harper's Magazine, Martin tells his own story (his father is also an A.A. veteran) of recovery and takes readers inside A.A., exploring its culture and history as well as the controversies over the nature of alcoholism. Martin is a contributor to Harper's Magazine and is a professor of Philosophy at University of Missouri, Kansas Cit
alcohol  alcoholism  npr  whyy  harpers  philosophy  AA  lover  thefeeling  culture  tolisten  radio  interview 
january 2011 by notnotsean

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