Mark Curnutte has been on the faculty of Miami University in Oxford Ohio for the past several years where he teaches courses on journalism and social justice. He is also a multi-award-winning career newspaper journalist who has reported extensively on social issues of race, class, poverty, homelessness, and immigration, including for the Cincinnati Enquirer where he worked 25 years. Over 80 of the articles he wrote for the Enquirer are reproduced in his most recent book: “Across the Color Line: Reporting 25 Years in Black Cincinnati."
This episode of the Real Issues: Real Conversations podcast is about Report for America. In it, we hear from some of the project’s 2020-2021 Ohio-based corps members who all began their new jobs during June of 2020.
Our guest in this episode is Jen Miller who is the Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of Ohio which is also 100 years old this year. Jen discusses the history and current work of the League and also reflects on what suffrage means today
This episode’s guest is writer and reporter, Tim Feran, talks about the landscape of local newspapers in Ohio.
Luke Dennis, who has a background in arts and music administration, is WYSO’s General Manager. Neenah Ellis, who was Luke’s predecessor in that role, is a multi-award-winning radio documentary maker of several decades standing. Amongst other subjects, they talk about the value of local reporting, about a project specifically designed to support that which is called Report for America, and about the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this episode, Dr Treva Lindsey discusses the role that women of color have played in the struggle for the right to vote both before the 19th Amendment was passed and since. Dr Lindsey is an Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University and author of Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.
The guests in this episode of the podcast are Caitlin McGurk, Associate Curator of Outreach & Engagement and Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum and Library, and Columbus OH-based writer, editor, and scholar Rachel Miller. McGurk and Miller are joint curators of a Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum exhibit called Ladies First which celebrates “A Century of Women’s Innovations in Comics and Cartoon Art.”
Our guest in this episode is historian Dr Kimberly Hamlin who talks about the history of the suffrage movement, the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and about ongoing issues concerning voting rights today.
In this episode – which was recorded in late March, 2020 - Gallagher Newberry discusses the fluctuating and sometimes fraught relationship between U.S. Presidents past and present and the press. She also addresses issues concerning fake news and offers tips on developing discernment with regard the value of media output.
The episode includes an interview with poet and playwright David Hassler who discusses his play “May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970” which is based on the university’s oral history archive. It also features Mindy Farmer, who is Director of the May 4 Visitor’s Center on the Kent State campus.
Susan Trollinger - professor of rhetoric and writing at the University of Dayton, Ohio - is the guest on this podcast, in which she discusses some of the rhetorical devices deployed by women fighting for the right to vote.
Episode 4: Barbara Palmer – From Mrs. Satan to Madame Speaker: 150 Years of Ohio Women Running for Public Office
This episode’s guest is Barbara Palmer - a professor of political science at Baldwin Wallace University – and she is talking about the history of women running for public office both specifically in the state of Ohio and more generally. The interview was recorded on October 11th, 2019.
Join a conversation between Ohio Humanities Executive Director Pat Williamsen and Ohio University professors Daniel Skinner and Berkeley Franz as they discuss their new book Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio.
Stephanie Hinnershitz - professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Cleveland State University - is the guest on this podcast, in which she discusses the history of the Equal Rights Amendment, including Phyllis Schlafly’s very effective campaign against its ratification during the 1970s.