Mike Pace is probably best known as the former emcee for the Powerball drawings. He also has been the host of the Iowa Realty Sunday Home Show in central Iowa, and he has a weekly radio show on KRNT. Join host Charity Nebbe for a talk with Mike Pace about his new collection of poetry, Dreams and Detours: Reflecting on the Souvenirs of a Lifetime.
From Cinderella to Miley Cyrus our girls grow up in an environment rich in images of femininity. Host Charity Nebbe gets insight into the challenges and dangers girls face as they grow and how the media influences their development.
Iowa Public Radio has named three finalists for its executive director position.
According to a press release, the finalists are:
Debra J. Fraser, former Chief Operating Officer and Station Manager at Houston Public Media; Myrna Johnson, Executive Director for the Boston Schoolyard Initiative; and William R. Reed, a former private-sector media executive and Midwest-based marketing consultant.
One of Iowa's most strategic pieces of of real estate is up for sale; The Des Moines Register is preparing to vacate its long time headquarters next month. Now, nearly a hundred years of history is making news again. We take a tour and listen to old recordings.
More than 60,000 US troops are still in Afghanistan. What hurdles does the US face as that international military operation winds down? Today on "River to River" National Security Analyst Brian Katulis from the Center for American Progress will talk about US withdraw from Afghanistan. He'll also comment on the status of Iraq, ten years after the start of the Iraq War.
We've all heard that it's best to limit the amount of screen time our kids get each day, but screens are getting harder an harder to avoid. Today on Talk of Iowa, we talk about educational media. We find out how to make the most of the screen time our kids do get and explore some of the surprising pitfalls we can find along the way.
In recent years, partisan publications and blogs are becoming more of a resource for voters. Host Ben Kieffer explores the impact niche political news organizations have on elections, specifically with this year’s presidential election. Journalism professor, Frank Durham, and political science professor, Tim Hagle join the discussion, as well as representatives of partisan news sites across the state.