Media historian and UMaine Communications & Journalism Professor Michael Socolow talks about the state of journalism, takes a deep dive with host Ben Sprague into the world of social media algorithms, and talks Maine politics including the rise of LePage and the troubles of the Maine Dems.
A standout basketball player at both Cony High School and the University of Maine, Amy Vachon is now an assistant coach and interim head coach for the Black Bear Women's basketball team. In this podcast, she talks about the legacy of high school basketball in Maine, Tournament Time, her college career, what she did after college, how the road brought her back to Maine, and what she believes has made her successful.
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A rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes ever, this is a conversation with Bob Talbot about his life in Maine and being a black man in an overwhelmingly white state. Insightful, moving, and interesting, Mr. Talbot's story surprises and inspires.
Former Bangor City Councilor Charlie Longo reflects on his three years of service: the highs, the lows, what he learned, what he regrets, what he is proud of, and more. Charlie also discusses his own background and upbringing, including the five years he spent living on a boat and then growing up in rural Maine.