On this week’s 51%, grooming women for political office continues; a mother shares her struggle with postpartum depression, in a graphic way; and a researcher on gerontology says loneliness negatively impacts health.[Continue reading...] about #1561: Campaign Boot Camp; Postpartum Depression; Loneliness As A Health Issue
On this week’s 51%, there is no soap involved in forest bathing; an artist shares her experiments with encrypted woven storytelling; and find out why a certain state has the highest number of children being raised by people other than their parents.[Continue reading...] about #1560: Forest Bathing; Woven Storytelling; Grandparents Raising Kids
Ruth Reichl is an award-winning journalist, honored with six James Beard Awards for her journalism, magazine feature writing, and criticism. Her latest book, “Save Me the Plums,” chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet Magazine. The book is also a commentary on the revolutionary world of food from 1999 to 2009.[Continue reading...] about #1614: Journalist Ruth Reichl Discusses Latest Book “Save Me the Plums”
We report on efforts to increase civilian oversight of the Springfield, Mass. Police Department. And North Adams readies for the thousands of people coming to the small city for Wilco’s Solid Sound festival.[Continue reading...] about WAMC News Podcast – Episode 16
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, , Judy Patrick, Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose Cailin […][Continue reading...] about #1464: The Media Push Back Against Trump, Trust in Journalism, Paywalls And More.
The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the New York Legislature approves new protections for farm workers, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the new law to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers licenses, and we’ll take you to where President Grant […][Continue reading...] about #1925: Farm Worker Protection, Immigrant Driver Licenses And President Grant’s Final Days