News In Context

Series produced by Gina Baleria

Caption: Logo: News In Context, Credit: Joyce Cheng
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Logo: News In Context 

A weekly podcast focused on discussing the issues that impact how information is delivered, how we consume it, and how that affects our interactions with each other.

A weekly podcast focused on discussing the issues that impact how information is delivered, how we consume it, and how that affects our interactions with each other.


75 Pieces

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In this episode, we continue our conversation with Stanford political scientist Dr. Kathryn Stoner, on the context of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we continue exploring the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine - or as our guest, political scientist Dr. Kathryn Stoner, clari...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we explore the historical and geo-political context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as the role and actions of NATO. ...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we discuss the realities of COVID-19 and other diseases on our health and well being - and how vaccines have both saved us from th...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we discuss vaccines – the science that has brought us such an incredible solution to public health crises; the human response to v...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore elections issues that make it harder for us to participate in democracy, the consequences of that, and how we can addre...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: CA 2021 Redistricting Maps, Credit: We Draw the Lines
In this episode, we discuss California’s redistricting process, and the maps recently certified after the latest round of map drawing in the state....

  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we discuss local journalism, and the important role it continues to play - both in the health of our democracy - and in holding po...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore mental health throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic… including the mental health challenges exacerbated by the pande...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we explore the power of language, and the importance of using humanizing language in journalism. My guest is Aubrey Nagle, editor...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore the journalism industry and approaches to news coverage in the US - including the challenges we face, how young people ...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore the proliferation of organizations working to engage people across difference, and the urgency this work has taken on i...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we continue our conversation with Tom Rosenstiel, journalist, press critic, and co-author of the seminal book on Journalism, The E...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore the state of journalism in the U.S., including the challenges we face, as well as where we can find hope for a future o...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore the debt ceiling - what it is, why it exists, and why it keeps coming up in Congressional negotiations and wrangling. ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we discuss the disparity in attention in the U.S., when it comes to missing people of color. My guest is Derrica Wilson, co-found...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we discuss the state of U-S tax policy, as well as some ideas for how to overhaul the system to make it more equitable, efficient,...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore taxes in the US, including how tax policy has evolved and devolved over the course of U-S history, what taxes are meant...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore the First Amendment aspects of voting, elections, and campaigns - in particular how voting and related activities might...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
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In this episode, we explore the importance of making connections across sectors to achieving healthy communities. Our guest is Nang Mo Kham, Eisen...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:30