Station News & Events

2:42pm

Thu May 15, 2014
Station News & Events

Pro Boxer Charles Farrell on Why He Fixed Fights on Q for 5-15

-- Former pro boxing manager Charles Farrell  explains why he fixed fights in the 1990s, and why he feels it was the ethical thing to do.

-- Jian speaks with the curator behind Hong Kong's June 4 Museum, the first in China to explore the dramatic pro-democracy protests...and violent clampdown...in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989.

2:33pm

Thu May 15, 2014
Station News & Events

The World Looks at the Exit of New York Times Editor Jill Abramson for 5-15

Lots of newsroom chatter today about the abrupt exit of New York Times editor Jill Abramson, the first woman in the job. The news came on the same day the top editor at the French daily Le Monde, also a woman, resigned from her job, citing personal attacks. It got us wondering about journalism and leadership worldwide and whether it's possible to tease out what role, if any, gender plays in these newsroom power struggles. Stay tuned.

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1:11pm

Wed May 14, 2014
Station News & Events

Deadly Mine Fire in Turkey Leads Discussion on The World for 5-14

A deadly fire at a mine in Turkey has us asking questions about mine safety around the world. Why do mining fires and accidents still happen in the 21st century? What more could be done to prevent them?

And while we're asking tough questions, why are C-section rates so high in Brazil? As part of our "Ninth Month" series on pregnancy and childbirth we're exploring global C-section rates and the factors that influence them.

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1:09pm

Wed May 14, 2014
Station News & Events

Do-It-Yourself Taxidermy on Q for 5-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- LUKE HARDING, former Moscow correspondent for The Guardian, talks about pro-Russia trolling in the comments section of Ukraine-related stories, including repeated on-line attacks against him.

-- UK taxidermy artist MARGOT MAGPIE unpacks the growing trend of do-it-yourself taxidermy, her role in pioneering it, and how it can be a useful tool for people to deal with the idea and reality of death.

2:37pm

Tue May 13, 2014
Station News & Events

The Dark Side of Scandanavian Culture on Q for 5-13-13

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Salon.com columnist THOMAS FRANK talks about the rise of "normcore" -- stylized blandness as a hipster fashion statement -- and why he's looking forward to the death of cool.

-- Bestselling Norwegian mystery novelist and rock singer JO NESBØ  talks about the dark side of Scandanavian culture, and the theme of revenge in his latest book, called "The Son".

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