Wed October 1, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call Rebroadcast: How are journalists using the web as a platform for storytelling?

On the October 1st, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll rebroadcast a conversation with makers of Hollow, an interactive documentary that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County, West Virginia.  Viewers can scroll through and click on photos, videos, and timelines to experience an in-depth portrait of this area and its people. What’s the power of technology to enhance news and storytelling? Join us on the next Your Call with me, Rose Aguilar and you.


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Thu September 4, 2014

Your Call: How can we create a democratic internet ecosystem?


On the September 4th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Astra Taylor author of “The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age.” The book argues that for all that we "tweet" and "like" and "share," the Internet in fact reflects real-world economic and cultural hierarchies. What would a democratic Internet look like? And how should we get there? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Astra Taylor, documentary filmmaker, writer, and musician

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Thu June 12, 2014


Wed March 19, 2014

Fasting from social media

From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Darelle Brown
March 16th, 2014 by Darelle Brown Featured on KCBS My peers are addicted to social media. But for me, sites like Facebook became distracting and depressing. That's why I gave them up. A year ago, my Facebook page was constantly filled with negative posts about fights and deaths.


Tue March 18, 2014

Will Durst: 50 shades of cool

 Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys,

Will Durst with a few choice word about President Obama plugging the Affordable Care Act on Zach Galifianakis's internet comedy show. Not late night, not basic cable, an internet show. Looks like the Chief Executive is working his way down the marketing food chain. Won't be long before he's wearing a giant syringe costume twirling a sign on Pennsylvania Ave.

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