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The Christian Science Monitor: Electronic Edition

The Christian Science Monitor has recently opened a full text Web edition that also provides Monitor Radio hourly broadcasts (in RealAudio format), the mid-day edition of Monitor Radio (available for 24 hours after the broadcast), continuous headline updates from Associated Press, and Our Place, an archive of stories and links related to books, arts and music, TV and film, family and community,...

https://www.csmonitor.com/
Fresh Air from WHYY

While Fresh Air is classified as a "talk show", its host Terry Gross takes listeners all over the broad cultural landscape, including trenchant interviews with saxophonist Sonny Rollins and animated discussions with rappers (turned actors) Ice T and Ice Cube. The show is aired daily on National Public Radio and is broadcast from affiliate station WHYY in Philadelphia. This website serves as the...

https://www.npr.org/programs/fresh-air/
Science Friday: Educate

While Science Friday started as a show on public radio stations around the country in 1991, it has since expanded in a number of exciting directions, from digital videos to original web content. The Educate section of the Science Friday website is a boon to teachers, as well as learners of all ages. The informative articles, which are updated two or three times a month, have been sorted into...

https://www.sciencefriday.com/educate/
New American Radio

It's quite unusual that a long-defunct radio program would garner a new website, but this is the case with the New American Radio (NAR) show. During its 10-year run, NAR commissioned and distributed over 300 original works, including conceptual new drama works, language explorations, sonic meditations, and works that "pioneer new dimensions in acoustic space." On the site's homepage, visitors can...

http://www.somewhere.org/
Snap Judgment

Billed as "Storytelling. With a beat," Snap Judgment is an fine public radio show hosted by Glynn Washington. Before turning to this assignment, Washington was an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, and self-described fist-shaker. The stories here are culled from every corner of society, and they include tales of family, personal struggle, and triumph over...

https://us.commitchange.com/ca/oakland/snap-judgment/campaig...
TED Radio Hour

If you enjoy TED talks, you'll find the TED Radio Hour most compelling. Each show is dedicated to a different theme, such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections. The episodes are co-produced by NPR and TED and visitors to the site can make their way through over a dozen programs. Some of the offerings here include "Africa: The Next...

https://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/?showDate=2016-0...
Cabinet of Wonders

The noted musician and impresario John Wesley Harding has created a new variety show for National Public Radio. It's called "Cabinet of Wonders" and on the program's home page, it says that the show will "make you laugh, think and sing along. Sometimes all at once." The program is recorded live at the City Winery in New York City, and so far performers on the have included John Hodgman, Colson...

https://www.npr.org/series/153299281/cabinet-of-wonders
Science Friday (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on October 31, 1997)

As their tagline notes, "Every day is Science Friday." With a deep archive of past programs and video clips, the website for NPR's Science Friday program is quite a find. The program is hosted by Ira Flatow, and each week he and his colleagues "focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand." Recent segments...

https://www.sciencefriday.com/
The Diane Rehm Show

The Diane Rehm Show has its origins in a mid-day program at WAMU in Washington, D.C. Diane Rehm came on to host the program in 1979, and in 1984 it was renamed "The Diane Rehm Show". Over the past several decades, Rehm has played host to hundreds of guests, include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Julie Andrews, and President Bill Clinton. This website contains an archive of her past programs, and...

https://dianerehm.org/
On Point

Originating from public radio station WBUR in Boston, "On Point" is a two-hour talk show that covers everything from news to poetry to science. The website provides the opportunity to listen to each hour of the show separately, which covers different topics. In order to read a few paragraphs fleshing out the topic and read who the guests will be, click on the title for Hour 1 or Hour 2, at the...

https://www.wbur.org/onpoint
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