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

Reforming Ohio’s Charter School Oversight

Mar 11, 2015
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Ohio charter schools are here to stay, but the way they are governed is changing. Last week, state auditor Dave Yost told lawmakers that the system overseeing charters is broken.

This hour we’ll take a closer look at proposed measures meant to increase transparency and accountability of these publicly funded, privately governed schools.

The Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate

Mar 10, 2015
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Democrats are gearing up to challenge Republican Rob Portman for one of Ohio’s US Senate Seats. This hour, we talk with the two main Democratic candidates–former Ohio governor Ted Strickland, and Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld.

Kasich’s Plan to Tackle College Affordability

Mar 5, 2015
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Governor Kasich wants to reduce the cost of public college tuition, and has promised to “take an ax” to the schools that fail to lower student costs. Average student debt is almost $30,000, and Kasich has formed a task force to find ways to reduce the burden. We’ll discuss where tuition money goes, and if it’s possible to fund education more economically.

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Most people don't expect much privacy online anymore; the NSA seems to be keeping tabs on just about everyone. But there are a host of spyware apps on the market allowing anyone to spy-- and they're not illegal. We'll learn more this hour. We'll also discuss the virtues of vinyl vs. CD sound quality as record sales skyrocket, and get the latest in gadgetry.

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