The Best Story I’ve Heard Today, with reporter Jamie Zega

January 24, 2018

The safe for a president, but NSFW edition!

Jamie Zega, former Indiana Daily Student editor-in-chief and soon to be of The Washington Post, joins us to talk about how newsrooms are now covering presidential profanities.

Jamie is a talented and thoughtful reporter, and we're glad she took the time to talk about these stories. Please do give it a listen. Read the New York Times piece and the Poynter piece she referenced.

And follow Jamie on Twitter.

The Best Story I’ve Heard Today with sports writer Zach Osterman

January 24, 2018

Indianapolis Star sports writer Zach Osterman joins us to discuss the sentencing phase of Larry Nassar's trial. Nassar is the U.S. Olympics doctor charged with multiple accounts of the sexual abuse of young gymnasts in his care. Osterman shares with us this story from Yahoo Sports.

And I wanted to also point you to the excellent work on this story that has been done by Osterman's colleagues at The Indy Star. You can find that from the beginning. And you can see their latest coverage here

Finally, make sure you follow Zach Osterman on Twitter.

The Best Story I’ve Heard Today, Joseph Coleman talks about a new food movement in Canada

January 24, 2018

Journalism professor Joseph Coleman shares a New York Times story about a return to culture cuisine in Canada. We talk about how food is an important part of cultural heritage, and why we are seeing movements to return to traditional foods.

You can find the story here.

Follow Professor Coleman on Twitter.

And check out his book, "Unfinished Work: The Struggle to Build an Aging American Workforce."