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by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 11-28-2017 under OPINION

This year, many of you turned to The Rapidian as an outlet for expression. Expressions of pain, expressions of anger or frustration or expressions of your desire to understand or connect with one another have marked this year. Since January, we have...

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Catalyst Radio: Religion, media and Islamophobia

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-31-2017 under NEWS

Dr. Simran Jeet Singh, a scholar of religion and social activist, talks with Catalyst Radio about the way religion and religious minorities are represented in the news, and surrounding issues of concern for both producers and consumers of media....

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Catalyst Radio: "Fake News in the Headlines"

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-13-2017 under NEWS

In this conversation with Len O'Kelly and Eric Harvey, Assistant Professors in Grand Valley State University's School of Communications, we explore the history of fake news, the evolving ethics of online media and social media companies, and...

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Media literacy plays critical role in 2017

by (Katie Gordon)

Submitted 01-10-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

One year ago, Catalyst Radio was relaunched with a new team of hosts and fresh eyes on its goal to catalyze change in the community through conversation on social issues, public affairs and media literacy. As one of the hosts of Catalyst Radio,...

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Catalyst Radio: Looking back & moving forward with Team Catalyst

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-03-2017 under OPINION

Download the audio here. In the last Catalyst episode of 2016, Team Catalyst sits down and shares their favorite interviews from 2016 and what they look forward to covering in the new year. Team Catalyst is Katie Gordon, Jessica Gladdyn, Michelle...

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Catalyst Radio: Nathan Schneider on media, movements and building democracy into online platforms

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-11-2016 under OPINION

This week's interview is with Nathan Schneider, a scholar in residence of Media Studies at University of Colorado-Boulder. As a reporter who writes about religion, technology and resistance, his most current project - Platform Cooperativism - is...

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Catalyst Radio: Media Literacy

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.

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Story Matters: Gretchen Vinnedge explains local film opportunities

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-07-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This past weekend,...

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Story Matters: Maggie Annerino builds life skills in local students

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This past weekend,...

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Media literacy: Distinguishing political coverage

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 08-03-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Right around fall time every year, the city is caught in a maelstrom of election coverage. There is so much news coverage pouring out of papers, screens and in 1s and 0s that it can be difficult to wade through the type...

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