Never Miss a Live Debate. Subscribe Now.

Join the newsletter and get all of our updates easily in one place.

Never Miss a Live Debate. Subscribe Now.

Join the newsletter and get all of our updates easily in one place.

Never Miss a Live Debate. Subscribe Now.

Join the newsletter and get all of our updates easily in one place.

November 22, 2022

Is Public Radio Still Relevant?

Many Americans grew up with a transistor radio somewhere in the home. Out of it emanated the commentaries, stories, news, and analysis. Public radio was a key means of getting information. But between podcasts, satellite radio, and on-demand streaming, some argue that signal is fading. Nimble upstarts and emerging technologies have created wildly successful new platforms, enabling a broad diversity of creators to broadcast their views. What does this mean for the future of public radio? Intelligence Squared host and moderator John Donvan moderates a debate between two media luminaries, who zero in on this existential question: Is public radio still relevant?

ABOUT THE DEBATERS
For The Motion
Eric Nuzum
Eric Nuzum - Podcast Creator & Co-Founder, Magnificent Noise
A former public radio program director, content creator and Director and VP of Programming at NPR, E... Read bio
Against The Motion
Kmele Foster
Kmele Foster - Political Commentator & Co-Founder, Freethink
Kmele Foster is a media entrepreneur and political commentator. He is the co-host of The Fifth Colum... Read bio