The Digital Bystander
Producer Karen Sughrue discusses the bystander effect in today’s digital world with The Takeaway
Lies, Leaks and Consequences
The arrest of Reality Winner shows Trump is serious about stopping leaks – but he’s just the latest in a long list. Watch Lies, Leaks and Consequences
Three Mile Island: Lessons from the Nuclear Dream
Three Mile Island is set to be closed 40 years after its partial meltdown helped change how Americans view nuclear power.
Politics and Plagues
We discuss the successes and setbacks in the eradication of diseases like smallpox and polio
D&D: Lessons from a Media Panic
Once the subject of an intense moral panic that saw the game banned by many parents, Dungeons and Dragons is now being used as a form of therapy to allow children to role play through real life problems and social situations.
Wolves at the Door
As the gray wolf makes a healthy comeback in Yellowstone, their success once again pits environmentalists against hunters and ranchers.
Producer Jennifer Oko delves into conspiracy theories and why they seem to really take hold. Listen to her interview with The Takeaway.
First, Do No Harm
Producer Barbara Dury discuses how far we’ve come since the lobotomy. Listen to her Takeaway interview here.