Author and journalist Robert W. Fieseler helps us kick off LGBTQ Pride Month!
Live from the PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass., Stephanie Schorow, author of Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood and Drinking Boston: A History of the City and its Spirits, talks to Sean Tuohy and Mike Nelson about the history of Boston’s “sordid and alluring” underside.
Vanessa Grigoriadis, author of Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus, talks to Daniel Ford about what she discovered while investigating the sexual revolution occurring on college campuses across the United States.
Grigoriadis, who is a contributing editor at The New York Times Magazine and Vanity Fair, also discusses the current state of journalism.
Today’s guest is Amy Goldstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post and author of Janesville, An American Story. Goldstein sits down with Gary Almeter to discuss the time she spent in Janesville, Wisconsin, issues middle class communities face when work disappears, and the resilience she witnessed firsthand during her research process.
Lynn Povich, pioneering journalist and author of The Good Girls Revolt, talks to Stephanie Schaefer and Daniel Ford about how she got into journalism and the vibe at Newsweek when she first started in the late 1960s. She also spoke about why she wrote The Good Girls Revolt when she did, how the Amazon show based on her book came about, what she thinks about the future of journalism, and how feminism has changed since she entered the workforce.
Gene Policinski, longtime journalist, chief operating officer for the Newseum Institute, and senior vice president of the First Amendment Center, talks to Daniel Ford about 2016 Presidential Election coverage, why we need more shoe-leather reporting, and what lessons news organizations, editors, and reporters need to learn to keep the profession relevant and necessary in the future.
Tom Shroder, award-winning journalist, writer, and editor, talks to Daniel Ford about his early desire to be a writer, why he got into journalism, and what inspired him to tell his grandfather’s story in The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family.