Station News & Events

12:00pm

Fri June 13, 2014
Station News & Events

Jian Interviews Charlie Le Duff on the Cost of the Abandoned Neighbourhoods of Detroit for 6-13

-- Pulitzer Prize winning reporter CHARLIE LE DUFF on the financial, spiritual and cultural cost of abandoned and dilapidated neighbourhoods across Detroit and whether that city's "fight against blight" can be addressed while competing for money against urgent problems like inadequate police and fire protection.

-- Canadian rocker SAM ROBERTS returns to studio Q with his band and latest record "Lo-Fantasy", a synth heavy, psychedelic album birthed from a traumatic recording session with famed producer Youth.

11:58am

Fri June 13, 2014
Station News & Events

The World Looks at the Kurdish Role in the Iraq Story and More World Cup for 6-13

Our top story continues to be Iraq. Baghdad remains tense after huge advances by militants towards the capital.

We continue to follow a number of angles on the Iraq story. Today, we're going to dig in and figure out what role the Kurds, who have taken back the city of Tikrit from militants, play in all of this. We will also tap into our online community of veterans to get their reaction to the news out of Iraq.

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11:43am

Fri June 13, 2014
Station News & Events

MTSU On the Record Brings Folks Together to Examine Nature of Prejudice

Dr. Mark Frame

An experiment that revealed some fascinating insights into human nature is the focus of the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Mark Frame, associate professor of psychology, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 16, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 22, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

Frame’s research subjects had to work in teams to solve a problem within an hour after learning through casual conversation that at least one of their colleagues was homosexual.

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2:30pm

Thu June 12, 2014
Station News & Events

Facial Recognition Software and Brazil's Relationship with Soccer on Q for 6-12

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Apps like NameTag and hardware like Google Glass make it easy to identify people on the street based on their faces, and are on the cusp of becoming commonplace. NATASHA SINGER from the New York Times looks at the perils and upsides of new facial recognition technology.

-- Writer DAVID GOLDBLATT, author of the new book "Futebol Nation", talks about Brazil's complicated relationship with soccer, and how a once nation-unifying force has become a site of intense polarization.

2:27pm

Thu June 12, 2014
Station News & Events

Iraq and the World Cup on Today's World (6-12)

Today, the push for Baghdad. 

The day's big story is, of course, Iraq. Militants continue their move toward the capital Baghdad. Reporter Jane Arraf, who has spent much of the last decade covering events in Iraq, is on the ground and we'll hear from her. We'll also dig in and tell you more about the militant group that's making that push to the Iraqi capital. The group is called ISIS/ISIL, and its leader is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Meanwhile, the World Cup, and its kick off in Brazil, has much of the world transfixed. 

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