Station News & Events

1:21pm

Wed October 29, 2014
Station News & Events

Whitney Dow Speaks to Q about "The Whiteness Project" on 10-29

Today's guest host is Piya Chattopadhyay. 

-- Filmmaker WHITNEY DOW speaks to Q about "The Whiteness Project," a controversial, multi-platform endeavour that asks white people to reflect on their own racial identity.

-- Journalist ALEXANDER HULS argues that the poignancy of death at the movies has died, and it’s partly due to the rising influence of comic books on Hollywood blockbusters such as “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

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12:59pm

Wed October 29, 2014
Station News & Events

Why Does a Country Need Its own Typeface--Find out on The World for 10-29

What does a typeface say about a country? They're about to find out in Sweden. More on that in a minute.

Today's edition of The World focuses heavily on immigration, both here in the United States and in Europe. We'll head first to Italy, which is on the front lines of the battle to stop illegal immigration from Africa into Europe. The European Union recently decided to send a message to would-be immigrants: we're not going to save you if your boat is sinking. It's a policy shift that's causing major debate in Europe.

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9:18am

Mon October 27, 2014
Station News & Events

Dean Hails State-of-the-art Science Building on ‘MTSU On the Record’

Dean Robert Fischer

The environment in which tomorrow’s scientists will lay the groundwork for their futures is the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Robert “Bud” Fischer, dean of the MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences, will air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, and at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

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3:26pm

Fri October 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Filmmaker Damien Chazelle on "Whiplash" on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

-- New York Magazine's Jessica Pressler about the rise of the short-term accommodation website Airbnb and the growing backlash against it.

-- Jian’s conversation with break-out filmmaker Damien Chazelle. His new film "Whiplash" is a tense thriller about a jazz prodigy and his abusive teacher, and it took Sundance and TIFF by storm.

3:24pm

Fri October 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Zambia Celebrates its 50th Birthday Today on The World for 10-24

It's not just Friday. It's Zambia's birthday too! More on that in a minute.

First, we want to let you know that Carol Hills is in the host's chair today.

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