media http://kuow.org en Tavi-In-Chief: 'You Can Be A Feminist And Also Like Stuff' http://kuow.org/post/tavi-chief-you-can-be-feminist-and-also-stuff <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/128743080&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>There are a lot of stereotypical images of teenage girls: vain, ditzy, obsessed with pop music. Tavi Gevinson makes it her job to break these stereotypes. As she sees it, "A lot of teenage girls are very articulate and maybe they like Taylor Swift and One Direction, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t also smart and strong.”</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:08:25 +0000 Kendra Hanna & RadioActive Youth Media 26826 at http://kuow.org Tavi-In-Chief: 'You Can Be A Feminist And Also Like Stuff' Internet Harassment Of Women: When Haters Do More Than Just Hate http://kuow.org/post/internet-harassment-women-when-haters-do-more-just-hate Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Finally today, we want to take a look at the world of Internet media. Now we often hear that the Internet is the brave new world where things like race and gender don't matter. Everybody can be who they want to be and have equal access and equal say. But we also know that there is an ugly side to the Internet, and that's something you may have experienced yourself, particularly if you are a girl or a woman.<p>That's what we're going to talk about today. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:21:00 +0000 editor 26724 at http://kuow.org More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter http://kuow.org/post/more-300-sharks-australia-are-now-twitter Sharks in Western Australia are now tweeting out where they are — in a way.<p>Government researchers have <a href="http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/About-Us/Media-releases/Pages/Roll-out-of-tagged-shark-monitors-continues.aspx">tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters</a> that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a message on the <a href="https://twitter.com/SLSWA">Surf Life Saving Western Australia Twitter feed</a>. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:42:01 +0000 Alan Yu 26582 at http://kuow.org More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter State Deal To Give Media Organizations Student Data Alarms Privacy Experts http://kuow.org/post/state-deal-give-media-organizations-student-data-alarms-privacy-experts <p><em>Editor’s Note: This story has been changed to strengthen its focus on student data privacy. The original version, which contained more specifics from an agreement between the state schools office and The Seattle Times, left some of our readers mistakenly believing that their children’s names and Social Security numbers had been released to the Times. While the story did not say that, we want to remove any doubts. The agreement can be viewed below.</em></p><p>KUOW has learned that the Washington state education department&nbsp;has&nbsp;signed agreements to share&nbsp;non-public student data with media organizations including&nbsp;The Seattle Times and The Associated Press. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:09:42 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 25720 at http://kuow.org State Deal To Give Media Organizations Student Data Alarms Privacy Experts Press Decries New Limits On Exposure To Obama http://kuow.org/post/press-decries-new-limits-exposure-obama <p>David Hyde talks with Kenny Irby&nbsp;of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies about <a href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/230832/photojournalists-want-better-access-to-the-white-house/">a confrontation between national media and the White House</a> over a policy that shuts photographers out of some presidential events. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 22:36:54 +0000 David Hyde 24563 at http://kuow.org Press Decries New Limits On Exposure To Obama Fox News And Rupert Murdoch's Other Legacies http://kuow.org/post/fox-news-and-rupert-murdochs-other-legacies <p>David Hyde speaks with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik about his book “Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires.” Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:11:26 +0000 David Hyde 24511 at http://kuow.org Fox News And Rupert Murdoch's Other Legacies Group Wants To Start Low-Power Radio Station In Ballard http://kuow.org/post/group-wants-start-low-power-radio-station-ballard <p><em>Correction 9/9/2013: A previous version of this story said this year would be the first time that the Federal Communications Commission would issue low-power licenses in urban areas. The FCC started issuing these licenses under a program that launched in 2000. Also, the original version of this story said the community meeting would be held on Friday, 9/6. That is also inaccurate, the meeting will be held Monday 9/9/13. We regret the errors.&nbsp;</em></p><p>A group in Ballard is meeting Friday to discuss plans for a low-power FM radio station — a small-scale station that broadcasts in a radius of about three miles. Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:52:37 +0000 MEGHAN WALKER 19898 at http://kuow.org Biographies In The Age Of Email http://kuow.org/post/biographies-age-email <p></p><p>For centuries, biographers relied on handwritten letters to bring historical figures to life, from Ghandi to Catherine The Great. But email, texts and Outlook <a href="http://www.wnyc.org/shows/newtechcity/2013/aug/07/">have changed how historians work</a>. For example, we know from emails how Microsoft executives reacted to Apple’s early success with iTunes: “We were smoked.”</p><p><strong>Full list of stories from <em>KUOW Presents</em>,&nbsp;August 7: </strong> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:41:35 +0000 Joshua McNichols 18170 at http://kuow.org Biographies In The Age Of Email What Should Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Do With The Washington Post? http://kuow.org/post/what-should-amazon-ceo-jeff-bezos-do-washington-post <p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced plans to buy the Washington Post for $250 million yesterday. The news came as a shock to most of the media. But former journalist-turned-Silicon-Valley-CEO Alan Mutter says it may be the best move for an ailing industry. Ross Reynolds asks Alan why.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:08:30 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 18069 at http://kuow.org What Should Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Do With The Washington Post? Diary of A Bad Year: A War Correspondent's Dilemma http://kuow.org/post/diary-bad-year-war-correspondents-dilemma <p>Kelly McEvers covers wars for NPR. She's driven partly by altruism, and partly by a feeling much less noble. There's something intoxicating about finding oneself in life-and-death situations. It's not something McEvers is proud of, especially when she thinks of her young child at home. Today, we begin<a href="http://transom.org/?p=36980"> a journey with McEvers</a> - an introspective journey in which the war correspondent examines herself.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Full list of stories on <em>KUOW Presents</em>, July 29:</strong> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 20:15:47 +0000 Joshua McNichols 17573 at http://kuow.org Diary of A Bad Year: A War Correspondent's Dilemma New Parent Company Could Mean Changes For KING TV http://kuow.org/post/new-parent-company-could-mean-changes-king-tv <p>Two Seattle television news stations, KING and KONG, are being bought by the Virginia-based Gannett Company, which currently owns USA Today and dozens of local news stations across the country. What will this mean for KING5’s news reporting? And what does this corporate power shift say about the national trends in local news media? David Hyde talks to Rick Edmonds of the Poynter Institude about Gannett’s news reporting reputation.</p><p>Here to tell us more about KING TV’s new parent company is Rick Edmonds. He’s a media business analyst for the Poynter Institue, which is a Florida-based journalism school.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:31:01 +0000 the conversation with Ross reynolds 14958 at http://kuow.org News From Olympia, David Stockman, Covering Breaking News http://kuow.org/post/news-olympia-david-stockman-covering-breaking-news <p></p><p><strong>This Week In Olympia</strong><br>The legislative session is almost over but lots of issues remain unresolved. Education funding is still up in the air, so is an agreement on a balanced budget.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.heraldnet.com/section/BLOG13">Jerry Cornfield</a>, reporter and political columnist for the Everett Herald is waiting for answers along with the rest of us.<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>David Stockman Takes The American Economy To The Woodshed</strong><br>In 1985,&nbsp; federal budget Director <a href="http://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/publicaffairsbooks-cgi-bin/display?book=9781586489120">David Stockman </a>was sharply rebuked by his boss, Ronald Reagan, for saying the president’s tax programs were trickle-down programs to help the rich. These days, author David Stockman is taking Ben Bernanke, Wall Street Banks and the Obama administration to the woodshed for printing money, running deficits and leaving the gold standard.<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>The Media’s Boston Bomber Frenzy</strong><br>CNN went on the air with misinformation about the imminent arrest of suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. The front page of the New York Post identified the wrong men as suspects. Should audiences have any expectations for factual reporting during these fast moving stories?&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday With Steve Scher 11699 at http://kuow.org News From Olympia, David Stockman, Covering Breaking News DC Update, Media & History, Interfaith Amigos http://kuow.org/post/dc-update-media-history-interfaith-amigos <p></p><p><strong>The Washington, DC: Week In Review</strong><br>What was it like to work in Washington, DC, last week? Lawmakers rejected all the gun control proposals despite testimony from Newtown parents. President Obama expressed his disappointment, calling it a "shameful day" for the country. Add to that, the contaminated letters and awful bombing in Boston. CBS News producer Jill Jackson brings us a week in review.</p><p><strong>How Media Shapes History</strong><br>Thousands of years ago, the development of writing gave power to writers. Today, the computer gives power to coders. <a href="http://efficientfrontier.com">William Bernstein</a> chronicles the impacts technology has on human communication from its origins in Mesopotamia to our 21st century global society in his book, <a href="http://efficientfrontier.com/ef/0adhoc/MOTWIntro.pdf">“Masters of the Word: How Media Shaped History.”</a></p><p><strong>Interfaith Amigos: Ancient Texts In A Modern World</strong><br>The Bible, the Torah and the Quran are ancient religious texts written for an ancient audience.&nbsp; How do we adapt ancient teachings to a modern world? The Interfaith Amigos share their views. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday with Steve Scher 11678 at http://kuow.org Violence And Mental Illness: Is There A Link? http://kuow.org/post/violence-and-mental-illness-there-link <p>Tragic and unexplainable acts of violence are often attributed to mental illness. In the aftermath of terrible tragedies, like the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, anecdotal and unconfirmed stories of mental illness begin to circulate.</p><p><a href="http://socialwork.uw.edu/faculty/jennifer-stuber">Dr. Jennifer Stuber</a> from UW’s School of Social Work visited <em>Weekday</em> to discuss the link between violence and mental illness and particularly how the media plays a part in the dissemination of misinformation. Below are highlights from <a href="http://www.kuow.org/post/looking-link-between-mental-illness-and-violence">her interview</a>. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:31:40 +0000 5450 at http://kuow.org Violence And Mental Illness: Is There A Link? The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism And What It Means For You http://kuow.org/post/new-front-page-21st-century-journalism-and-what-it-means-you <p></p><p>What happens when the demand for profit by media companies drives news coverage? Seattle reporter Claudia Rowe joins Ross Reynolds to talk about the changing landscape of journalism in 2012. She’s been in journalism for more than 20 years, writing most recently for The New York Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:51:20 +0000 Ross Reynolds 4264 at http://kuow.org The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism And What It Means For You