Synopsis: Young people love political campaigns but, unfortunately, they don’t have the same enthusiasm about voting in elections. Why is this? And how can we encourage more young people to cast their votes on election day? We talk to two political specialists about the phenomenon and how we can make it easier for America’s youth to vote.
Host: Gary Price. Guests: David Johnson, CEO of Strategic Vision PR Group, Atlanta, GA; Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Director at the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), at the Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University. Links for more info:
Synopsis: A few weeks ago, veteran news anchor, Brian Williams, was suspended from his job on the Nightly News because he had embellished a story about his involvement in an event in the Iraq War. Did he purposely lie? Or could it have been a matter of “misremembering”? We talk to a psychologist and a news veteran about the issue, how it can happen and what the future may hold for Williams.
Host: Marty Peterson. Guests: Dr. Frank Farley, psychologist, professor at Temple University in Philadelphia and a former president of the American Psychological Association; Al Primo, creator of the “Eyewitness News” format for television; producer of Teen Kids News and a the recipient of an Emmy, a Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award, among many others