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Dr. Lorraine E. Branham (Ep. 26, 2019)

On this week’s program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents and interview recorded in 2005 with the late Dr. Lorraine E. Branham, Dean and Professor of Journalism at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Dr. Branham died on April 2, 2019.

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A Radio Dream

The intimacy of the medium of radio was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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V&B: The Past, Present & Future of Investigative Journalism

Rebecca McInroy joins investigative reporters Lise Olsen, Neena Satija, and Alain Stephens to talk about the history of investigative journalism in the US and the opportunities and challenges reporters face today.

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Texas Standard: July 11, 2017

20 items: a lot for state lawmakers to do in one month of a special session. But with days before it starts, they’re adding to their workload. We’ll have the lowdown. Plus, for many small Texas communities, Walmart’s the biggest game in town. But what happens when the big box store shutters its doors? Today,…

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Steven Thrasher (Ep. 5)

Steven Thrasher is a writer for the guardian and a PhD student in American Studies at New York University. In this conversation with University of Texas Sociology Professor Ben Carrington, Thrasher discusses his first encounter with Stuart Hall’s work. The interview provides insight into Hall’s intellectual reach. Thrasher shares how his engagement with Hall comes…

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Texas Standard: November 25, 2016

Improving education: a lot of Texans know the talk, but a Texas lawmaker walk the walk. We’ll meet him and hear his strategy. Plus as mainstream media continues to wrestle with how they got the election so wrong, what’s next? How the events and the outcome of campaign 2016 translate for tomorrow’s journalists. Plus free…

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Texas Standard: October 17, 2016

He calls it a big beautiful wall, running along the 2 thousand mile length of the US southern border. But could it really be built? We’ll explore. Plus thanks President Obama, but no thanks: we’ll hear why a federal inmate in Texas is turning down a white house commutation of his sentence. Also, naming rights,…

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Erin Aubry Kaplan, Pt. 2 (Ep. 27, 2016)

In Black America’s John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes a conversation with journalist and columnist Erin Aubry Kaplan, an Los Angeles native who has written extensively about African American and feminist issues and is the author of I Heart Obama.

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V&B Extra: Lara Logan – Foreign Correspondence in The Middle East

In this special edition of Views & Brews, CBS & 60 Minutes reporter Lara Logan is joined by Director of the UT Center for Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Karin Wilkins, Assistant Director Chris Rose, and journalist Tracy Dahlby to discuss the current state of foreign correspondence in the Middle East, the Islamic State, modern reporting and its implications.

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Robert C. Maynard (Ep. 38, 2015)

A 1985 conversation with the late Robert C. Maynard, a dynamic journalist, newspaper publisher and editor, former owner of the Oakland Tribune, and co-founder of The Institute for Journalism Education.

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Four Who Have Made A Difference (Ep. 11, 2015)

In Black America highlights the contributions made by four outstanding African Americans: businesswoman Natalie Madeira Cofield, Gospel entrepeneur Dr. Bobby Jones, author Will Haygood, and the late journalist Robert Maynard.

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