Eastern Standard - January 27, 2022 

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Election integrity and unimpeded access to the ballot are fundamental tools of democracy. Are these fixtures of American democracy endangered? We get the perspective of UK election and voting law professor Joshua Douglas. LISTEN 

A free and independent press is fundamental to democracy. How did it become so complicated to find trustworthy sources of information? What happens to press freedom under an autocracy? We draw from the experience of John Greenman who has spent a lifetime as reporter, editor, publisher, news executive and journalism professor emeritus at the University of Georgia - and, who once called Morehead home.  LISTEN 

An offer to help encourage civility on the local level is coming to Kentucky in February. NYTimes columnist David Brooks details “Weave”, his mission to support people on the grass roots level who are working to heal our divisions and rebuild trust in our communities. The guest of Kentucky Humanities, celebrating its 50th anniversary year, Brooks will be meeting with students in Pikeville and holding a listening session in Paintsville on February 8. LISTEN