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Viewpoints Radio

Compass Media

Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Ebony McMorris, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on X & Instagram @ViewpointsRadio.

Location:

Yankton, SD

Networks:

Compass Media

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Sit down with Viewpoints each week as we report on social issues, the environment, history, food – you name it. What’s it like to give birth in prison? Could the plague resurface with climate change? How has politics been permanently reshaped by the Trump era? Candid stories on topics you should know, plus Culture Crash – a three-minute recap on a timely topic in media to keep you up-to-date on all things music, TV and film. Hosted by Marty Peterson, Gary Price, Ebony McMorris, Evan Rook and produced by Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at viewpointsradio.org. Also, follow us on X & Instagram @ViewpointsRadio.

Language:

English

Contact:

8472999500


Episodes
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Politics, Violence & International Instability: The Domino Effects of Climate Change

7/14/2024
Climate change affects everything from economics and environment to global policy, migration and crime levels. Recent reports on excessive heat waves and powerful hurricanes may make it seem irreversible, but nothing’s set in stone. Our experts discuss what the future will look like on a global scale if we continue this path. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/politics-violence-international-instability-the-domino-effects-of-climate-change Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:51

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Part 2: Why Is Saudi Arabia All-In On Sports?

7/14/2024
In part-two of this story, we cover the real reasons behind Saudi Arabia’s dramatic entry into several sports. In a span of just a few years, the country has formed new leagues, acquired prominent players and solidified big partnerships to host major international sporting events. While Saudi leaders have said this dramatic move will help drive a more diverse economy and modern cultural mindset, others have their own theories on what’s behind this multi-billion dollar move into the sports world. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/part-2-why-is-saudi-arabia-all-in-on-sports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:57

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Culture Crash: The Hyperpop Vibe of Charli XCX

7/10/2024
We cover the summer vibes created by singer-songwriter Charli XCX in her latest album, “Brat”. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-should-we-be-trusting-exceedingly-positive-online-reviews Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:18

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Viewpoints Explained: Should We Be Trusting Exceedingly Positive Online Reviews?

7/10/2024
Online reviews are listed by most retailers and have become a category that most online shoppers rely on before hitting the buy button. But with thousands of reviews and extremely high ratings on a product, are all these anecdotes truly real? Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-should-we-be-trusting-exceedingly-positive-online-reviews Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:58

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Part 1: Why Is Saudi Arabia All-In on Sports?

7/7/2024
In a span of just a few years, the gulf, oil-rich country of Saudi Arabia has made a dramatic leap into the world of international sports. The country formed a new golf league, LIV Golf, which is now a solid competitor to the longstanding organization, PGA of America. They’ve spent many billions of dollars to expand their presence in soccer, reportedly paying Portuguese sensation, Cristiano Ronaldo $213 million dollars a year to play for a prominent Saudi soccer team. Today, they also have a presence in Formula 1 racing, boxing, tennis – the list goes on and on. In part one of this two-part story, we cover the history of sport in Saudi Arabia and some of the explanations behind why the country is so focused on becoming a global sports hub. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/part-1-why-is-saudi-arabia-all-in-on-sports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:02

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When Lightning Strikes Twice: One Man’s Journey Through a Pair of Tragedies

7/7/2024
Imagine your young daughter receiving a brain cancer diagnosis. Then, not too long after that, your wife is also diagnosed with a deadly type of brain cancer – glioblastoma. We speak with Dr. Alan Townsend about this harrowing period through grief and how he evolved from writing online about science to much more personal experiences. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/when-lightning-strikes-twice-ones-mans-journey-through-a-pair-of-tragedies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:06

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Culture Crash: The Fast-Emerging Genre of Afrobeats

7/3/2024
Culture Crash producer & host Evan Rook speaks with Sheila O, the host of Afrozons, about the rapid global growth of Afrobeats and the long cultural history of this genre. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-the-fast-emerging-genre-of-afrobeats Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:36

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Viewpoints Explained: A Big Setback for Future Missions to Mars

7/3/2024
A recent study published earlier this month in the journal, Nature Communications found that human kidneys are particularly susceptible to damage on long-range space trips. We cover this emerging research and what this means for plans to soon send humans to Mars. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-a-big-setback-for-future-missions-to-mars Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:33

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Sharenting: Inside The World Of Family Influencers

6/30/2024
Grant Khanbalinov began posting on Tik Tok for fun a year before the pandemic hit and the platform’s popularity skyrocketed. It wasn’t until he posted a couple videos with his children, which both went viral, that his page gained millions of views. At first, it was a great side hustle, but this all quickly went south as he noticed the effect it was having on his children’s lives. We cover the many dynamics of family influencers and why this growing subcategory online poses real risks to content creators, their children and viewers. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/sharenting-inside-the-world-of-family-influencers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:02

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25,000 Pieces of Floating Space Junk: Decluttering Earth’s Orbit

6/30/2024
From weather forecasting to cellular coverage to global imaging, we heavily rely on space satellites to give us the information we need. The growing amount of litter at varying levels above Earth’s atmosphere threatens not only these services, but the safety of astronauts in space and Earth’s own protective shell. We discuss the growing issue of human-created space debris and what more needs to be done to curb this problem before it reaches catastrophic levels. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/25000-pieces-of-floating-space-junk-decluttering-earths-orbit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:15

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Culture Crash: Why We’ll Never Stop Loving Science Fiction Movies

6/26/2024
From “Interstellar” to “Arrival”, we love a good sci-fi movie that transports us to a new dimension. We highlight some of our top picks – new and old – from the genre. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-why-well-never-stop-loving-science-fiction-movies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:46

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Viewpoints Explained: Circle The City: How This Nonprofit Is Filling The Gap In Healthcare

6/26/2024
In a 2023 report, the Department of Housing and Urban Development estimated that there’s currently around 650,000 people homeless in the U.S. That’s a 12 percent increase from 2022. This growing population is chronically lacking healthcare, access to medications and seldom receives continuous care after leaving a hospital. We highlight one nonprofit that’s filling a niche gap in healthcare for homeless men and women. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-circle-the-city-how-this-nonprofit-is-filling-the-gap-in-healthcare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:44

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In Critical Condition: Cyberattacks’ Effect On Healthcare

6/23/2024
Earlier this year, Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago – one of the most prominent children’s hospitals in the country – was crippled for weeks from a cybersecurity attack on its systems. For weeks, doctors, nurses and administrators scrambled to manually write prescriptions, manage care and access patient records while hundreds of patients had to be transferred or rerouted to other hospitals. This is just one of the many ransomware attacks on healthcare systems that have happened over the last year, as these incidents reach record levels. We speak with two experts about who’s behind these digital attacks & what’s being done to better protect confidential patient data. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/in-critical-condition-cyberattacks-effect-on-healthcare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:36

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Is the Era of Dating Apps Really Over?

6/23/2024
There’s been a lot of media attention the last couple years on how “The Golden Era” of dating apps is over. While there seems to be a lot of growing frustration from user, where are people finding love, if not online, these days? We delve into the current landscape of dating online, its challenges (and upsides) and what’s next for the millions of singles looking to form new relationships. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/is-the-era-of-dating-apps-really-over Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:59

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Culture Crash: Love Taylor Swift & Billie Eillish? Why You’ll Love Chappell Roan

6/19/2024
We discuss up-and-coming artist, Chappell Roan who just released her debut full-length album last year. The new release is full of fun summer songs that are sure to stick around in your head and keep you feeling energized. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-love-taylor-swift-billie-eillish-why-youll-love-chappell-roan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:56

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Viewpoints Explained: Why the Ford F-Series and Chevy Silverado Continue To Reign Supreme

6/19/2024
Two out of the top three selling cars so far this year are both trucks. We cover Americans long-held love for large, pickup trucks despite their impractical design in many settings. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-why-the-ford-f-series-and-chevy-silverado-continue-to-reign-supreme Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:54

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Dive Inside: A Look Into Some Of The Greatest Coaches In History

6/16/2024
Billions of people have heard of 23-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps. But what about Bob Bowman? Most likely not. Bowman was Phelps’ longtime swimming coach who started working with the young swimmer at just 11 years old. He was there every step of the way in Phelps’ athletic career, crafting him into the Olympic legend he is today. We look at the unique qualities behind the coaches who guided, motivated and supported these pro athletes and teams to victory. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/dive-inside-a-look-into-some-of-the-greatest-coaches-in-history Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:27

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Reshaping Fatherhood: The Ripple Effects of an Absent Father

6/16/2024
As Americans head out to brunch or a park to BBQ to celebrate Father’s Day this year, there are also millions who aren’t celebrating. Across the U.S., there are many adults who have a broken relationship with their father or grew up without a father figure in their life. We speak with nonprofit CEO Kenneth Braswell about the social service framework helping fathers and families and the improvements that need to be made to better support those in need. Divorce and family attorney Brad Kaye also shares how the legal system has evolved to better serve parents and ultimately do what's best for children. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/reshaping-fatherhood-the-ripple-effects-of-an-absent-father Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:31

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Culture Crash: Our Review of "Hit Man" & Its Down-to-Earth Director, Richard Linklater

6/12/2024
You may not be familiar with director, Richard Linklater but he’s the creative genius behind some of the most classic films of the past 30 years. Some of his blockbuster hits include “Dazed and Confused”, “The School of Rock” and his latest release, “Hit Man.” Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/culture-crash-our-review-of-hit-man-its-down-to-earth-director-richard-linklater Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:05

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Viewpoints Explained: Redefining Race (Again) in the U.S. Census

6/12/2024
The next U.S. Census nationwide poll will include new subdivisions of race. We explain the reason for the shift, the new categories and the interesting progression of this socially constructed definition. Learn More: https://viewpointsradio.org/viewpoints-explained-redefining-race-again-in-the-u-s-census Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:35