PRX - Pieces for Format: First-Person Essay

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Caption: Jeff Chang, Credit: Jeremy Villaluz
“From almost every kind of responsibility and tie from engagement and from faith. So the artist--our task is to move ourselves and the rest of us i...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, we discuss the economics and ethics of hedge fund bets on life-saving medication. What’s wrong with companies like Turing Pharmaceutical...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:45
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Every week, Cracker Barrel provides 4 million Americans with a studied version of down-home Southern food and hospitality. The dumplins and the chi...

Bought by WJCT and WABE


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Competing essayists Jennifer Nelson and Jason Steck debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think ...

Bought by KGNU, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
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In this provocative radio essay, a commonplace encounter with racial profiling opens the door to the vast and painful reality of racism in the Unit...

Bought by KGNU and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nailah Stevenson talks candidly about why she stayed in an abusive relationship. And when she realized it was time to go.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
Caption: Miner 49er, Credit: Tom Weistar
In the foothills of the Sierra Nevada lies the San Juan Ridge. On the Ridge, tucked away amongst towering pines, flanked by two forks of the Yuba R...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:25
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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by XRAY.fm, HowSound, WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, WNPR and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Kyndall Goss
Kyndall Goss of Tacoma, Wash. talked with KPLU about healthcare.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: :17
Caption: Josh Morrissette
Josh Morrissette of Tacoma, Wash. talked with KPLU about gay marriage.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: :34
Caption: From jungmoon's Flickr
Justine Teba of Pojoaque Valley High School was a participant in Youth Media Project's 2010 Summer Intensive. In this reflective piece, Justine sh...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 02:00
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What do you believe? Talking about Faith. Contributions by: Matthew Lawrence, Rachel Blatt, and Brice Peterson.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2010
  • Length: 30:39
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New York Times takes a look at a prostitute's MySpace page so we don't have to.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 02:16