Just a few of the threats facing traditional print media outlets in the 21st century. Crossing the Divide takes you behind the scenes at a small town newspaper, The Daily Sentinel, with frank and open discussions about the difficulties and importance of keeping local journalism alive in an age of digital propaganda. The 1st edition of this new monthly addition features Publisher Jay Seaton.
The Daily Sentinel Publisher Jay Seaton joins me for a sneak preview of a new feature for Season 4, The Daily Direct, an intimate look inside a newspaper industry in flux as it adapts to the pressures and realities of a digital DISinformation age. Look for the full podcast end of March.
If your wanderlust has been stifled during our Year of Covid, take a trip down Memory Lane as we recap all the amazing conversations we managed to eke out of an otherwise dismal period. If you need a reminder that despite the upheaval of 2020 good people were still busy doing good things, this one's for you.
Season 4 coming soon!
An in-depth discussion about climate change in the Western Slope region with former National Weather Service forecaster, Joe Ramey. Roughly a decade ago, as the Climate Liaison at the Grand Junction office, Joe undertook his own regional climate study to better understand potential changes in climate occurring here on the ground and to inform the local community of the impacts of global warming in relation to its effects on their daily lives.
8 months into the year 2020 a global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to rage here at home and around the world. The United States, struggling to adopt a coherent national plan to combat the disease, faces another rise in cases and surmounting death toll as we enter our yearly flu season with the potential for a twindemic that could cripple our health care system.
Mesa County Public Health Epidemiologist Andrew Tyler joins me for a deeper look at SARS-COV-2 and the illness known as COVID-19, the reasons behind our comparatively mild local outbreak, and how we must proceed to keep this disease in check and usher in a return normalcy.
Former National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Ramey joins me in the KAFM studio to preview our upcoming podcast, "Climate Talks," detailing the process and results of a Western Slope climate study he undertook analyzing 100 years of weather data in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah.
In this preview, we discuss the potential impact of climate change on the region's critical winter outdoor recreation industry. Joe is an avid alpine and nordic ski enthusiast and currently serves as President of the Grand Mesa Nordic Council.
A conversation with best-selling author and Colorado Mesa University Assistant Professor of History, Timothy Winegard, whose latest book, The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator examines the dramatic impact of a pesky but seemingly unassuming creature on the course of human existence.
The release of this podcast coincides with the release of the book in paperback format.