Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane is an intelligent talk show dealing with issues of the Delaware Valley, as well as issues of national and global concern. Radio Times is produced by WHYY in Philadelphia.
Omicron: a reality check
What we know and don't know about the new COVID variant omicron?
An antidote to callout culture
Professor Loretta Ross says calling people out in social media for bad behavior or offensive speech isn't effective, instead we should be calling them in.
Regional Roundup – November 29th
Reforming city government after the guilty verdict in the trial of a local union leader and city councilmember. And, an unusual heart on display at the Mutter Museum.
On food: family, community and history
Ahead of Thanksgiving, we talk with a three cooks about food, cooking and eating and how it connects us to family, community and history.
The Last Diving Horse in America
In a new book, animal rights activist Cynthia Branigan tells the story of the last remaining Steel Pier Diving Horse, Gamal, who she rescued from auction. He changed her life.
Regional Roundup – November 22nd
School funding lawsuits in PA could end up at the Supreme Court. And, worry about your own dinner plate! Anti-diet dietitians talk intuitive eating for Thanksgiving.
Good Mix of Local and National Issues
Marty is so easy to listen to, a great interviewer that doesn’t ever annoy me and doesn’t resort to leading questions as much as many. I love today’s episode on the Philly accent, which brought back memories from my 4 years in Philly long ago. Great topic arising creatively out of a limited TV series very popular right now.
Perfect in Philly, Excellent Elsewhere
Covers current book releases and news routinely featuring top scholars from Penn as well as national journalists and popular authors and celebrities. Think of it as a sibling show to Fresh Air that is less personal and more newsy, often featuring multiple guests per hour on one topic. If you're not living in the region just ignore the local politics episodes.
Not balance - most guests are anti-Trump
When a guest does not criticize Trump, she would ask / provide hints that President Trump should be jeered at.
Rubbish journalism when you see things in your view only!