American Journalism http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Mississippi Eyes: The Story and Photography of the Southern Documentary Project" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/mississippi-eyes-story-and-photography-southern-documentary-project <p>Fifty years ago, in 1964 -- during what would come to be called Freedom Summer in the American South -- a young photographer named Matt Herron, who'd recently relocated to Mississippi from the North (with his wife and kids) in order to work on civil rights issues while also shooting photo-stories for Life, Look, and The Saturday Evening Post, put together a group of talented photographers that was known as the Southern Documentary Project. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:59 +0000 Rich Fisher 63639 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Mississippi Eyes: The Story and Photography of the Southern Documentary Project" Noted Sportswriter Offers "Eight World Cups: My Journey Through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/noted-sportswriter-offers-eight-world-cups-my-journey-through-beauty-and-dark-side-soccer <p>As soccer fans --- whoops, make that "football fans" --- everywhere will tell you, the fun gets underway tomorrow. Yes, it's <em>finally</em> upon us: The World Cup. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:02:37 +0000 Rich Fisher 61229 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Noted Sportswriter Offers "Eight World Cups: My Journey Through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer" Campus Rape Cases in America: A Chat with Kristen Lombardi of The Center for Public Integrity http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/campus-rape-cases-america-chat-kristen-lombardi-center-public-integrity <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with the award-winning journalist <a href="http://www.publicintegrity.org/authors/kristen-lombardi">Kristen Lombardi</a>, who's a staff writer at The Center for Public Integrity, and who's probably best known for her series of articles based on an in-depth and far-reaching investigation into campus rape cases in America (which won the Robert F. Kennedy Award and the Dart Award in 2011, as well as the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in 2010, among other honors). Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:40:08 +0000 Rich Fisher 58446 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Campus Rape Cases in America: A Chat with Kristen Lombardi of The Center for Public Integrity "Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dorothea-lange-grab-hunk-lightning <p>On this edition of ST, we are talking about the life and work of Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), the influential American documentary photographer and photo-journalist who's best known for her Depression-era photographs; her "Migrant Mother" is surely among the most recognized images to emerge from the 1930s. Our guest is Elizabeth Partridge, the goddaughter of Lange and an award-winning author of numerous books. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:57:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 50507 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning" "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/vex-hex-smash-smooch-encore-presentation <p>(Please note: This program originally aired last year.) On this installment of our show, better living through savvy verb deployment. Our guest is Constance Hale, the bestselling author of "Sin and Syntax" and other books on language, writing, and word choice. A veteran journalist and teacher, Hale has a new book out called "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing." It's a work in four chapters, each as informative as it is entertaining, and it's that rare example of a "how to" book on English usage that's genuinely accessible from start to finish. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:09:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 36272 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" (Encore presentation.) Notes on the Vast and Undervalued Workforce Comprising "Hidden America" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/notes-vast-and-undervalued-workforce-comprising-hidden-america-encore-presentation <p>(Please note that this interview originally aired in October of last year.) Our guest is Jeanne Marie Laskas, the director of the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh. She's also an acclaimed journalist whose writing has appeared in GQ, The Washington Post Magazine, Smithsonian, and Esquire. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:40:24 +0000 Rich Fisher 33670 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Notes on the Vast and Undervalued Workforce Comprising "Hidden America" (Encore presentation.) Finding Stories, Capturing Moments, Making Pictures: A Chat with Veteran Photographer Jim Richardson http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/finding-stories-capturing-moments-making-pictures-chat-veteran-photographer-jim-richardson <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with Jim Richardson, a longtime contributing photographer for National Geographic magazine (and contributing editor to NatGeo's Traveler magazine) who is known for his globe-trotting photo-journalism as well as his carefully observed images of rural American life. As a social documentary photographer who's been in the business for 30+ years, Richardson has enjoyed an influential and far-flung career. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:30:17 +0000 Rich Fisher 32478 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Finding Stories, Capturing Moments, Making Pictures: A Chat with Veteran Photographer Jim Richardson "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/vex-hex-smash-smooch <p>On this installment of our show, better living through savvy verb deployment. Our guest is Constance Hale, the bestselling author of "Sin and Syntax" and other books on language, writing, and word choice. A veteran journalist and teacher, Hale has a new book out called "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing." It's a work in four chapters, each as informative as it is entertaining, and it's that rare example of a "how to" book on English usage that's genuinely accessible from start to finish. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:19:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 28818 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" Notes on the Vast, Diligent, and Undervalued Workforce Comprising "Hidden America" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/notes-vast-diligent-and-undervalued-workforce-comprising-hidden-america <p>Our guest is Jeanne Marie Laskas, the director of the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh. She's also an acclaimed and accomplished journalist whose writing has appeared in GQ, The Washington Post Magazine, Smithsonian, and Esquire, among other publications. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:12:38 +0000 Rich Fisher 27247 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Notes on the Vast, Diligent, and Undervalued Workforce Comprising "Hidden America" The Middle Class Remains on Life-Support in "The Betrayal of the American Dream" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/middle-class-remains-life-support-betrayal-american-dream <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with James B. Steele. He and Donald L. Barlett are the nation's most honored investigative reporting team, having worked together for more than four decades. Now based at Vanity Fair magazine, Barlett and Steele are the only reporting team ever to have received two Pulitzer Prizes for newspaper reporting and two National Magazine Awards for magazine work. (Per the Columbia Journalism Review: "Barlett and Steele's preeminent talent is their knack for combining the micro and the macro. They look systemically at issues and policies, from the U.S. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:17:26 +0000 Rich Fisher 26178 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Middle Class Remains on Life-Support in "The Betrayal of the American Dream"