How has news changed? What has been the impact of the advent of the arrival of CNN in 1980 and 24-hour news cycles that CNN produced? What about the internet? Think Tank answers these questions in this week's episode.
Traditional media (newspapers, broadcast TV stations) are cutting back on newsroom staffing. Investigative reporting, in general, is getting shortchanged, since it is labor-intensive. Where can news consumers go for insights into political shenanigans, especially of local politics? A number of nontraditional media have been created in Arizona and elsewhere to fill this gap. Generally they […]
Voter laws make it virtually impossible for anyone other than a Democrat or a Republican to get elected. This week's Think Tank goes over political reform efforts with Maricopa County Recorder Steven Richer and political consultant Chuck Coughlin.
Lawrence Krauss is a world-renowned physicist, public intellectual and public advocate for science. He is also currently host of a video podcast, The Origins Podcast, and joins us for this week's Think Tank.
Stacey Champion is perhaps best well known for her fights with APS over rates and service shutoffs in the hot summer months. She recently posted several provocative statements about the treatment of the homeless in Phoenix that caught my attention. Included was some outrage at what some of our public officials are doing – and […]