We asked for your song recommendations, and you delivered scores of them.
Picking actualities and music elements is no small task, and we take it seriously. Here's our approach.
Just settling on a good program title can spur quite a bit of debate during our editorial sessions, with more considerations than you might expect.
Our senior editor traces the atypical path of developing and producing this program and its Web elements.
These are just some ideas we’ll be researching this summer:
This presidential election feels like it’s moving at gastropod’s pace. As subtle as a leviathan, this large body exerts an irresistable gravitational force on everything around it. We keep talking about it here in the office, but we’re also wondering how much politics we can all handle, and trying to balance relevance against saturation.
Making quality public radio and illustrating a guest’s point can be a tricky. Take, for instance, the poem going into the midpoint break of our interview with Sarah Kay. The clip is excerpted from Ms. Kay’s June 2010 performance of “Tshotsholoza” at the Acumen Fund’s *spark! event in New York City.
With fewer travel commitments in the coming months, we’ll have more time to set up interviews and produce programs. So, we’re currently pursuing a number of interesting voices, recording interviews, and producing shows with interviews we’ve recently completed. Which all means that in the coming weeks and months, you may be hearing shows on: