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The National Institute for Civil Discourse is a nonpartisan center for advocacy, research and policy. NICD Chat is a podcast that includes episodes about NICD programs, research, and topics related to civil discourse and politics. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicd/support

The National Institute for Civil Discourse is a nonpartisan center for advocacy, research and policy. NICD Chat is a podcast that includes episodes about NICD programs, research, and topics related to civil discourse and politics. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicd/support
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The National Institute for Civil Discourse is a nonpartisan center for advocacy, research and policy. NICD Chat is a podcast that includes episodes about NICD programs, research, and topics related to civil discourse and politics. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicd/support

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Episodes

Episode 6 - NICD Chat with Jennifer Mercieca - Is Our Public Sphere Under Attack?

9/27/2019
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This episode of NICD Chat is a lecture by Dr. Jennifer Mercieca, Associate Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University. She spoke at the third biannual NICD Research Convening that took place September 26-28, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Mercieca's talk, entitled "Is Our Public Sphere Under Attack?," explored weaponized rhetoric and its impact on American political discourse. Dr. Mercieca writes about American political discourse, especially as it relates to citizenship, democracy,...

Duration:00:47:17

Episode 5 - NICD Chat About Using Conversations to Bridge Any Divide

9/12/2019
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This is a special episode of NICD Chat, rebroadcasting an interview between Becky Margiotta of the Unleashing Social Change podcast and Cheryl Graeve of NICD. ~~~ Racial, political, and generational division are not new concepts. We’ve been faced with the repercussions of division for as long as the human race has existed, but is it possible to bridge those divides? Today’s guest, Cheryl Graeve, works hand-in-hand with the National Institute for Civil Discourse to actively encourage...

Duration:01:03:21

Episode 4 - NICD Chat About A Heavy Dose of Civility and Integrity

8/25/2019
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NICD Chat - A dialogue between former NICD Executive Director (now Emerita) Carolyn Lukensmeyer and former White House Chief of Staff Thomas F. McLarty III. They speak about their shared time in the White House during the Clinton administration and the importance of working together, a sentiment McLarty wrote about in an op-ed called "The Case to Stop Campaigning and Start Governing." You can read about McLarty's speech at George Washington University referenced in the podcast here. ---...

Duration:00:22:24

Episode 3 - NICD Chat About Social Media and Fake News in Election 2016

8/15/2019
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A conversation between Jane Calderwood and Tracey Todd about the role of social media and fake news in the 2016 election. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicd/support

Duration:00:31:22

Episode 2 - NICD Chat with Michele Chadwick

8/14/2019
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A conversation with Michele Chadwick of Gem County, Idaho about her work in public office and how it connects with civility. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicd/support

Duration:00:30:15

Episode 1 - NICD Chat with Lewis Diuguid

8/14/2019
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NICD Chat with Lewis Diuguid, a long time member of The Kansas City Star’s editorial board who stepped down from that position in October 2016. To follow Diuguid, visit https://twitter.com/diuguidlewis. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nicd/support

Duration:00:36:17