Show Segments

All on-air show segments.

Talk Radio and Public Discourse

Guest: Michael Harrison, Publisher “Talkers Magazine” In the wake of the Arizona shootings,  talk radio veteran and publisher of “Talkers”  Magazine Michael Harrison will discuss the role talk radio has assumed in our public and political discourse. Watch this...

Square Dance Caller

Gloria Vivier of Granby, Quabbin Valley Twirler Square Dance Club caller, will be our guest to discuss how she discovered square dancing and the dance events that take place in our region. Additional Info: Quabbin Valley Twirlers SDC Gloria Vivier...

Outgoing Chamber President

Rus Denver, Pres. Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, will be our guest to discuss his decision to leave Chamber post after 14 years and to share the high points of his job during his time. Additional Info: The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of...

Judge James Collins: Juvenile Court

Judge James Collins is a Juvenile Court Justice recently elected to a two year term as President of the Massachusetts Judges Conference: an independent organization of judges throughout the Commonwealth. He will be in our studio hoping to increase public knowledge and...

Unrest in Egypt

We speak by phone with U-Mass Amherst Professor David Mednicoff, an expert on Middle East politics and ask his thoughts on the current unrest in Egypt. Additional Info: David Mednicoff Profile PBS Newshour Watch this...

Dog Intelligence

Local dog trainer, Alison Smith, will be joining us in studio to discuss dog intelligence and training. Additional Info: Alison Smith Profile Paradox Australian Shepherds THE GRINNING DOG, LLC Watch this...

Housing Foreclosures

Executive director of HAP Inc., Peter Gagliardi will join us in studio to discuss the ongoing problem of home foreclosures in the region. Additional Info: HAP Housing Peter Gagliardi Profile Watch this...

The State We’re In: Michael Kane

State Rep. Michael Kane (D) Holyoke – 5th Hampden District will be in studio with our host Jim Madigan to discuss Governor Patrick’s 2012 state budget proposal – due to be released this week Kane will also discuss plans to cut state aid to local governments....

Consumer Electronics Show

The Electronics Editor for Consumer Reports Magazine, Paul Reynolds will join us with our technology contributor Humera Fasihuddin, and host Carrie Saldo to talk about the upcoming electronic devices in the market and to discuss the latest technology revealed at the...

Plan for Progress & The Knowledge Corridor

Brooks Fitch, Director of the W.E.B. DuBois Center at UMass will be our guest to discuss his alliance with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission on the Plan for Progress as well as the Knowledge Corridor initiative. Additional Info: The W.E. B. DuBois Center Pioneer...

Anti-Bullying Legislation

State Rep. John W. Scibak (D), South Hadley, will be our guest to weigh in on the anti-bullying legislation he co-sponsored last year. Additional Info: Bullying and Anti-Bullying Legislation John W. Scibak Profile Watch this...

UMass Journalism : Phoebe Prince Coverage

UMass Journalism Professor Steve Fox, undergrad Rosie Walunas, and Editor in Chief of MassLive Ed Kubosiak will be our guests to discuss their collaboration on the film project concerning the bullying case of Phoebe Prince. Watch the Segment Additional Info: South...