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.
Tokyo 2020: catching up on the Olympic games
With the Tokyo Olympics underway, we check in on the athletes, the events, the victories and upsets, and how Covid is impacting the games.
Gun violence and community trauma in the Covid-19 pandemic
Philadelphia has been in a gun violence crisis for a long time, but the number of shootings in the city since the beginning of the pandemic is staggeringly high.
What we learned from the House hearing on the Jan. 6th insurrection
We discuss yesterdays powerful testimony by Capitol and D.C. police officers about their harrowing experience defending the Capitol from the insurrectionists on January 6th.
Regional Roundup – 7/26/21
Rhode Island legalized supervised injection sites. Will we follow suit? And, Marc Zumoff joins us to discuss his decision to retire and the NBA draft. Plus, zoo vaccinations?
Why aren’t people getting vaccinated?
Covid infections and hospitalization are increasing, towns and cities are reinstating mask mandates, so why is half of the country still choosing not to get the vaccinated?
The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s America
He coined "the cruelty is the point". In his collection of essays, Adam Serwer sees Trump administration as an outgrowth of the inequalities the United States was founded on.
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!