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Job Shadow: WPR’s live call-in show “The West Side”

By Helen White Wisconsin Public Radio created an entirely new public radio format when they created the call-in show for public radio, according to regional manager of Eau Claire’s WPR station Dean Kallenbach. “Regular radio had done a lot of … Continue reading

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Harvard Law professor seeks to fix institutional corruption in Congress

By Helen White A Harvard Law professor spoke on institutional corruption in Congress at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Schofield Auditorium on Wednesday night, enlightening an audience of more than 300. “At the core of our democracy is a hole,” Professor … Continue reading

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Misgendering in media negatively affects trans community

By Helen White As the transgender community comes more into the public eye, journalists are trying to correctly gender its members without a professional guide to pronouns. Caitlyn Jenner, Chelsea Manning, Laverne Cox, and other transgender public figures have faced … Continue reading

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