All Sides with Ann Fisher

Weekdays 10 a.m. to noon on 89.7 NPR News. Rebroadcast weeknights from 8 to 10 p.m.

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs talk show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio. Listeners participate via telephone, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter to add to the conversations. As always at WOSU, the coverage is fair and balanced with a civil tone.

Watch All Sides, weekdays from 10am to noon

The Human Story As Told by Our Genes

15 hours ago
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For centuries, people have theorized about the origins of humankind. As genetic science has advanced, many of the stories we've held about the past are being upended. Coming up, a look how the study of DNA is reshaping the narrative of human history.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

15 hours ago

Ohio State University releases a decision as to whether or not, white nationalist leader Richard Spencer, can speak on campus. Things heat up in the gubernatorial race as GOP candidates take aim at current governor, John Kasich. Issue 2 continues to be hotly debated, why?

Coming up, we are talking about the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Oct 13, 2017
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Guest host Christopher Purdy brings a review of what's new in the literary world to All Sides Weekend. Join us for recommendations and insights on what's new and upcoming books are worth a read.

Hazing on College Campuses

Oct 13, 2017
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Hazing has been part of the fabric of college life for centuries. Yet, year after year, incidents emerge where young people take these acts too far, sometimes to deadly results. Today, we examine the outlook of hazing on college campuses and their Greek life communities.

"School of Rock" Comes to Columbus

Oct 12, 2017

Music education has been proven to have tangible benefits in the way that students interact and engage with their classmates, other academic subjects, and budding passions. Today, we discuss modern approaches to arts education in our schools.

Later, we are joined by cast members from the musical “School of Rock”, running this weekend at the Ohio Theater in downtown Columbus.

The Truth About Fake News

Oct 12, 2017

President Trump is pushing for a Senate intelligence panel probe of "fake news networks" in the United States. Today we look at the accuracy of media reporting and journalism. Also get tips on fact checking and spotting fake news articles online. 

Wellness Wednesday: Hepatitis C, Plastic Surgery Safety

Oct 11, 2017
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Baby boomers and Hepatitis C. Find out about a new treatment for the disease and how common is it among people born between 1945 and 1965. Also a new initiative aims to save lives in the event of a mass shooting.

The Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule

Oct 11, 2017
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Attempts made by the Obama administration to make states uses less coal and more energy sources that produce fewer carbon emissions will be threatened by President Trump and the new head of the EPA. Obama's Clean Power Plan is set to be repealed by the Trump Administration. We look at what that means for Ohio and the nation.

Once a tried and true method of communication for 90's babies, millennials and Generation X-ers- AOL Instant Messenger or AIM will be discounting services and leaving a river of emoticon tears in it's wake. We look at how the instant messenger impacted pop culture and the world wide web. Also how is the internet regulated and organized? We take a look at two different approaches to the task.

Untangling Quantum Physics With A Nobel Laureate

Oct 10, 2017
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Quantum physics is the study the smallest, most elementary particles in existence. We talk to a Nobel Laureate in Physics about what is known and unknown about how the universe works at the quantum level.