Texas Standard: November 10, 2020

He is a major political figure who has yet to publicly recognize Joe Biden’s victory in the general election. But he’s not a republican hold out, either. Texas democrats upset that the president of Mexico, a country often seen as maligned by President Trump, is reluctant to accept the outcome of the U.S. general elections….

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Bridging The Gap: Communicating across gender, generational and cultural divides

Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Lana McGilvray co-founder of Purpose, Kathleen Hessert founder of WeAreGenZ, and Joy Diaz of The Texas Standard as they talk about why it’s important to advocate for public communication; for fair and balanced digital media laws; and for the voices of the young, minorities, and women in media and…

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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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Understanding China Today

Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with David J. Firestein, the executive director of The University of Texas at Austin’s China Public Policy Center, economist James K. Galbraith, and Professor of Media Studies Dr. Wenhong Chen talk about China, the myth vs. the reality, lessons from China’s digital media policy, and decoding the “Trade-War.”

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Journalism and The Middle East

Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Lawrence Wright, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,” and Jamal Khashoggi of The Washington Post, to talk about how identities, relationships, imaginations, and policies are shaped and understood through various media lenses, to illuminate what truths are…

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Texas Standard: August 30, 2018

The state department denying US passports to American citizens born near the border. The accusation: fraudulent birth certificates. We’ll talk to the Washington post reporter who found that the citizenship of hundreds, possibly thousands of hispanics with American birth certificates are being stripped of their passports, and their legal status in the US thrown into…

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Texas Standard: June 6, 2017

Are Facebook and Twitter innocent channels for communication, or participants who profit from terrorist propaganda and planning? We’ll explore. Plus, after last weekend’s attacks in London, the UK turns up the heat on social media platforms. We’ll look at the implications with a leading Texas scholar. Plus, how much of the legislature can you miss…

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Texas Standard: April 19, 2017

An upset or not so much? As political pundits argue over the the significance of Georgia’s special election, is there fallout closer to home? The story today on the Texas Standard. The president calls for tightening H1B visas: how that might affect the state with the most H1B applicants outside California- you know the one….

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Texas Standard: April 12, 2017

He was one of the most prominent voices spearheading a conservative revolution. Now he faces challenges from all sides. A conversation with Ted Cruz. Also a rare patch of unspoiled land meets massive metropolitan growth. The coming battle over Jones State Forest and what it could mean for all Texans. Plus a lawsuit to nullify…

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Texas Standard: February 14, 2017

Stormy weather across much of Texas today. Maybe a good time to tap the state’s rainy day fund? Lawmakers are talking about it, and so are we. Plus, what’s in a label? Or on it, to be more precise. We’ll tell you why some of the state’s wineries are pushing a bill to be pickier…

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Best of “Higher Ed:” Liberal Arts, Democracy, and the Media

What happens when you mix liberal arts and democracy and throw in a little media coverage? You get a fascinating discussion about the intersection of those three institutions. In this episode of KUT’s podcast Higher Ed, KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger discuss how learning habits developed while studying the liberal arts…

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V&B – Understanding The Middle East Through Media

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Egyptian-based photojournalist Tom Hartwell and Dr. Paula Newberg from the UT Dept. of Government, in a discussion about the process of covering conflict in the Middle East. How are images framed and selected for distribution? How do news stories highlight particular narratives, and at what cost? And…

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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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African Americans and Media with Dr. Darrell M. Newton, PhD. (Ep. 44, 2015)

A discussion of the presentation of African Americans in media and on TV, and the role of black media in informing and representing African Americans, with Dr. Darrell E. Newton, Associate Dean and professor in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts, Salisbury University.

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Higher Ed: Liberal Arts, Democracy, and the Media

What happens when you mix together liberal arts and democracy and then throw in a little media coverage? You get a fascinating discussion about the intersection of those three storied institutions. In this episode of KUT’s podcast Higher Ed, KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger discuss how liberal arts learning habits can help us navigate our democracy – especially when…

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Green Room: The Truman Show Delusion

Can insanity be shaped by pop culture? The discoverer of “The Truman Show Delusion”, Dr. Joel Gold, raises interesting new concerns about the interplay between media and the mind in his new book “Suspicious Minds”.

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