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

All Sides Weekend: Arts

Oct 20, 2017
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All Sides Weekend celebrates landmark anniversaries for some of Columbus' premiere performing arts groups with guest host Christopher Purdy. The Columbus Dance Theatre company celebrates its 20th season and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra its 30th. Join us for that and more on music and the arts in and around town.

Football, CTE, and Concussions

Oct 20, 2017

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As the football season picks up, we explore the effects of injuries players take on in the gridiron. New science on diagnosing a brain disease afflicting players is making headlines. We look at the impact that stands to have on the game. 

The Future of Crew SC

Oct 19, 2017
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The owner of Columbus Crew SC, Anthony Precourt, announced Monday night his threat to move the team to Austin, Texas, for the 2019 season if the Columbus taxpayers do not build him a new, downtown stadium. We examine a potential Crew relocation, its economic impact on Columbus, and MAPFRE Stadium's future.

Politics with Political Junkie Ken Rudin

Oct 19, 2017
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We get the latest news about what's happening in the nation's capital from Political Junkie, Ken Rudin. We'll discuss the latest in Obamacare reform effort, the Trump Administration's campaign on tax reform, and the unified call for bipartisanship made by Ohio Governor John Kasich and former Vice President Joe Biden.

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On this week's Wellness Wednesday, we focus on Americans' medication habits. A Do-It-Yourself approach to retail drugs challenges the dominance of Big Pharma, but draws questions and concerns on its safety and validity. Trauma-sensitive yoga opens new doors for mental health treatment. Then, why experts recommend a regular review of your medication regimen with your physician and pharmacist.

Workplace Harassment and Assault

Oct 18, 2017

Last week, a number of women stepped forward with accusations of sexual misconduct from Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein of Miramax Films. It's not the first storyline on the subject to emerge from a high-profile industry this year. With sexual assault and gender discrimination scandals also erupting in Silicon Valley and awareness growing nationwide, we look at the prevalence sexual harassment in the workplace.

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New polls show Americans aren't excited about a more automated future. Also, Ohio State University’s new Digital Flagship University initiative will place an iPad into the hands of every incoming undergraduate student beginning next school year. The initiative will boost learning in app development and coding. 

Free Speech on College Campus

Oct 17, 2017
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Following news that University of Cincinnati will let white nationalist leader Richard Spencer speak on their campus- we look at how free speech works at colleges and universities locally and nationally. 

The Human Story As Told by Our Genes

Oct 16, 2017
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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

Oct 16, 2017

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.