Know Your Media

Series produced by KISU

Caption: Hosts: Dr Zac Gershberg, Dr. Betsy Brunner, Dr. Malliga Och
Hosts: Dr Zac Gershberg, Dr. Betsy Brunner, Dr. Malliga Och  

This monthly, half-hour program examines the range of media literacy so listeners can become more informed and conscientious citizens. Topics include conversations about the economic, historical, legal, political, and technological aspects of media innovation and practices. Each episode features an interview with a respected guest in some area of the media world. We invite you to listen and consider how we might better navigate the complex systems of information and entertainment in which we are immersed.

Check back each month, from September to May, for new episodes.

This monthly, half-hour program examines the range of media literacy so listeners can become more informed and conscientious citizens. Topics include conversations about the economic, historical, legal, political, and technological aspects of media innovation and practices. Each episode features an interview with a respected guest in some area of the media world. We invite you to listen and consider how we might better navigate the complex systems of information and entertainment in which we are immersed.

Check back each month, from September to May, for new episodes.

About your hosts:

Dr. Zac Gershberg is an assistant professor of journalism and media studies at Idaho State University. He teaches courses such as Media Literacy, Business & Political Reporting, Feature Writing, and Mass Media History, Law, and Ethics. His research focuses on the evolution of journalism, media technology, and political communication.

Dr. Betsy Brunner is an assistant professor in the department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion at ISU. She teaches courses in visual rhetoric, media, and activism. Her research focuses on media, politics, and activism in the US and China.

Dr. Malliga Och is an assistant professor of Global Studies in the department of Global Studies and Languages at ISU. She teaches courses on women and politics, human rights, and European Politics. Her research focuses on women and politics in conservative parties and women’s human rights. Follow her on Twitter @malligao or visit www.gendermatters.me

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This monthly, half-hour program examines the range of media literacy so listeners can become more informed and conscientious citizens. Topics include conversations about the economic, historical, legal, political, and technological aspects of media innovation and practices. Each episode features an interview with a respected guest in some area of the media world. We invite you to listen and consider how we might better navigate the complex systems of information and entertainment in which we are immersed. Check back each month, from September to May, for new episodes. About your hosts:Dr. Zac Gershberg is an assistant professor of journalism and media studies at Idaho State University. He teaches courses such as Media Literacy, Business & Political Reporting, Feature Writing, and Mass... Show full description


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-Know Your Media - November 2018 ---This month’s episode analyzed popular media narratives surrounding the record number of women running in the 20...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:20
Caption: Demae Lemz, Credit: www.idahostatejournal.com
Dr Zac Gershberg hosts this episode of Know Your Media. He sits down with Danae Lenz, the copy editor and the business editor at the Idaho State Jo...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 31:11
Caption: Migrants are seen at a makeshift camp in an underground station in front of the Keleti railway station in Budapest, Hungary. (Leonhard Foeger/Reuters), Credit: cfr.org
In this episode of KYM, hosts Malliga Och & Betsy Brunner are joined by Dr. Justin Lee to talk about the immigration crisis in the US and Europe as...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:10
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Know Your Media with Dr Zac Gershberg Guest: Dr Jasun Carr, Digital Media Professor at Idaho State University Topic: A discussion about the variety...

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  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 31:55
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Know Your Media, hosted by Dr. Zac Gershberg, is joined this month by Dr. Shannon Kobs Nawotniak, an assistant professor of volcanology in the Depa...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 32:26
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The January episode of Know Your Media features Dr. Molly Yannity, a professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. Dr. Yannity i...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 34:27
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In this month's episode of KYM, Malliga Och and Betsy Brunner discuss the relationship between media and violence against women in honor of Interna...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 35:56
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The October episode of Know Your Media features Anne Helen Petersen, a Buzzfeed journalist who grew up in Idaho and recently published a new book, ...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 40:09
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Description: Know Your Media on KISU-FM Public Radio examines the media to help its audience become more responsible consumers of information and c...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 36:59
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Guest: Dr. Zac Gershberg earned his PhD from Louisiana State University and has also taught at University of Montana and California State Universi...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 33:25
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Topic(s) - Media, Authoritarianism, and Democracy Episode Description - In this episode, we talk with Dr. Christoph Stefes to find out more about ...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:15
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Topic: The Importance of Journalism in Our Daily Lives Guests: Shelbie Harris and Madison Shumway (Both Students Studying Mass Communications at I...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:05
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