Making Contact

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Making Contact, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service. Making Contact digs into the story beneath the story—contextualizing the narratives that shape our culture. Our team produces stories on critical issues, including the environment, racial and political justice, LGBTQI+ rights, and reproductive justice. Our mission is to use audio storytelling to inspire a more just world. As a journalism organization committed to truth, we honor the rich wisdom and lived experience of historically oppressed and marginalized communities. Through our radio show and podcast, Making Contact, we challenge harmful power structures and move toward the future we envision.

 

 

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677 Pieces

A radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information

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2 Pieces

A radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information. This is the automated delivery version.


Pieces

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From courtroom battles to government regulation, we take a look at how citizen groups around the world are holding oil companies accountable for en...

Bought by KRUA and KSFR


  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Rents have always been high in New York; but since 1994, so called ‘Quality of Life’ policing, and business friendly development strategies have de...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 17:01
Caption: San Francisco Houseless Woman, Credit: Franco Folini
So-called ‘quality of life’ policing may temporarily decrease crime, but it has harsh consequences for innocent people caught up in the frenzy of a...

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When the City of Oakland cut their after school homework help program, High school senior Nora Rose started volunteering at her library to help fil...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 02:18
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Thomas McCall, a 20-year-old student-athlete and father-to-be, was already struggling to make it in the American job market. Courtney Supple produc...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 02:39
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Reporter Rina Palta takes a hard look at how the toughest job market in decades will shape this recession generation.

Bought by WXVU 89.1 FM Villanova


  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
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If you’re a young person looking for a job, it looks pretty dismal out there, and it may not brighten up anytime soon. On this edition of How We Su...

Bought by WCSU-FM, WXVU 89.1 FM Villanova, and KZYX


  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Harvard professor Ogletree speaks about his book, The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in Ameri...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Graffiti, Worchester Military Recruitment Center, Credit: Mike Benedetti, Flickr
Stretched by fighting two wars, the US military has stepped up efforts to recruit teenagers and young adults. Guest host Anna Sussman hosts a roun...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 19, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In Latin America, sexism and impunity contribute to violence against women. But the region is also home to powerful female voices, and effective mo...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:00