Stuart Kelter interviews Amy Gajda, a professor of law at Tulane Law School, a former journalist, and a nationally recognized expert in the topic of privacy and the media. She was an award-winning legal commentator on Illinois public radio stations, has written for the NY Times and Slate, and has provided commentary for several prominent print and television news media. Her scholarly articles have appeared in journals including the American Historical Review, California Law Review, Georgia Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, and Washington Law Review, among many others. She is the recent author of Seek and Hide: The Tangled History of the Right to Privacy, which is the subject of today’s interview.
Today, we're joined by Zane Chaffey, KTAL's current General Manager. We learn a little bit about KTAL, Zane's role and responsibilities - as well as his other roles in the community. The conversation also explores his broader perspectives (as a younger person) on his generation's views of our values, our society, our culture, and considerations of our past, present, and future circumstances.
Las Cruces Bulletin publisher Richard Coltharp and writer extraordinaire Mike Cook recaps the week's news and previews some upcoming events as he highlighted some of the articles in the latest edition of the newspaper. They also talked with Ceil Herman, Ed Montes and Nancy Clein Tafoya about the play The Standby Lear which will be presented at the Black Box Theatre until May 22.
Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman talked with the Democratic candidates for House District 38, Ravi Bhasker and Tara Jaramillo.
Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman talked with the Republican District 38 candidate Melba T. Aguilar. Her opponent did not respond to our invitation.
Walt and Peter speak with NM Rep. Joanne Ferrary about the expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Ferrary led the legislative effort to ensure that abortion will remain legal in New Mexico.
County Clerk Amanda Lopez Askin discussed this year’s primary election, which started with early voting Tuesday. A new provision this year allows independent voters to declare an affiliation at the polls in order to vote.
Walt and Peter discussed items in the news, mostly the latest developments in the April 16, 2022 police shooting in Las Cruces.
As things stand now, there may not be any presidential debates in 2024. And I’m not sure that would be a huge loss.
The Republican National Committee has announced that it will no longer participate in debates managed by the Commission on Presidential Debates, which has been in charge since 1988. RNC officials say they will find, “newer, better debate platforms,” but anything they propose will have to be agreed to by the Democrats.
This coming Saturday, May 14th, the community is invited to participate in a major new mural project called Pictograff: the Art of Indigenous Free Ways. Sponsored by the Brannigan Cultural Center and Arrowsoul Art, prominent graffiti muralists including Heck Ironcloud, Pecos, Ming, and Diego Medina, will create the mural on the west-facing exterior wall of the Museum of Art. Nan Rubin was joined in the studio by Interim Museum Director Stephanie Hawkins and local artist Saba who is helping coordinate the project in conjunction with the annual Illegal? Art gathering in Las Cruces.
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