Station News & Events

12:54pm

Wed December 10, 2014
Station News & Events

Mark Bowden Visits The World to Discuss the CIA and Interrogation Techniques

Our newsroom has many questions following the release of yesterday's report on the CIA's interrogation techniques. We're sure you do too. And we'll try to answer some of them today.

One of our most pressing questions: if torture doesn't work, why did the CIA continue to use it? We'll speak with Mark Bowden, who has written extensively on the CIA's interrogation techniques.  This being The World, we'll also head outside the country to give you a sense of the global reaction to the report.

Read more

3:31pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Station News & Events

The Chinese Government will Ban Puns on Radio and TV on Q for 12-8

Today's guest host is Wab Kinew.

-- The Chinese government announced it was banning puns on radio and television, and in advertising. Quartz writer NIKHIL SONNAD says the decision is about suppressing protesters who use puns to get around censors online.

Read more

3:27pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Station News & Events

Security on The World for 12-8

It's all about security today on The World.

We're digging in on a variety of stories around the broad theme of security. We'll be looking at everything from the botched attempt to rescue hostages in Yemen over the weekend, to home-grown jihadis in Canada, to trying to figure out how and why prisoners from Guantanamo Bay have ended up in Uruguay.

Read more

3:12pm

Fri December 5, 2014
Station News & Events

H. Jon benjamin on Being the Voice of Archer on Q for 12-5

Today's guest host is Tom Power.

-- Quebec director JEAN-MARC VALLEE broke into Hollywood with 2013's The Dallas Buyer's Club. He talks about his feature, Wild, staring Reese Witherspoon as best-selling memoirist Cheryl Strayed.

-- H. JON BENJAMIN on being the voice of Bob Belcher in the FOX sitcom "Bob's Burgers" and Sterling Archer in the FX spy farce "Archer."

3:10pm

Fri December 5, 2014
Station News & Events

"Orion" Reviewed on The World for 12-5

Demilitarize the police. Disarm the police. Defund the police. Disband the police."

That's from Hannah Giorgis' Twitter feed. Giorgis, who has an Ethiopian and Eritrean background, weighed in on The World after the Ferguson grand jury decision. We turn to her again today in the wake of the verdict in the Eric Garner case. We also want to hear from cops overseas, to get their perspective on the recent, racially-charged events in the US.

Read more

Pages