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The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

The Source David Martin Davies

    • Government
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.Hosted by veteran journalist David Martin Davies, and produced by Kim Johnson and Dallas Williams. Production assistance is provided by Ruben Garcia and Kathleen Creedon.Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.Contribute to the conversation:Call or text during the live show at 833-877-8255.Leave a voicemail at 210 615-8982 anytime. Submissions may be played on-air.Tweet questions to @tprsource.Email comments to thesource@tpr.org.

    Climate Change-Related Heat Waves Are A Major Threat To Public Health

    Climate Change-Related Heat Waves Are A Major Threat To Public Health

    • 48 min
    What's Happening With Bail Reform At The Texas Legislature's Special Session?

    What's Happening With Bail Reform At The Texas Legislature's Special Session?

    Bail reform didn't make it through the regular legislative session, but was revived as one of Gov. Greg Abbott's top priorities for the ongoing special session. Republicans and Democrats agree that Texas' bail system is flawed and changes should be made, but have very different ideas about which "reforms" are needed. What's the latest?

    • 48 min
    Americans Are Drinking More To Cope During The Pandemic. What Are The Health Risks?

    Americans Are Drinking More To Cope During The Pandemic. What Are The Health Risks?

    A growing body of research indicates Americans' alcohol consumption increased in response to the pandemic. Nearly one in four adults who surveyed by the American Psychological Association said they drank more to manage COVID-related stress.

    • 48 min
    Does Conservative 'Bias' And 'Censorship' Exist On Social Media Platforms?

    Does Conservative 'Bias' And 'Censorship' Exist On Social Media Platforms?

    In right-wing media discussions about social media, the popular narrative is that conservatives are subject to both bias and even "censorship" on prominent social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Is there evidence that these platforms are "anti-conservative"? How can platforms better balance efforts to prevent the spread of misinformation and other unsafe content without provoking allegations that that they are infringing on users' rights?

    • 48 min
    Congress Expanded The Child Tax Credit For Pandemic Recovery. How Will It Help Families? Could Keeping It In Place Relieve Child Poverty?

    Congress Expanded The Child Tax Credit For Pandemic Recovery. How Will It Help Families? Could Keeping It In Place Relieve Child Poverty?

    Money from the expanded federal Child Tax Credit is now available for families with children across the U.S. Its expansion is temporary, but many experts say keeping additional benefits in place could help lift millions of children out of poverty.

    • 48 min
    Understanding Conservatorship And Guardianship In Texas

    Understanding Conservatorship And Guardianship In Texas

    Pop star Britney Spears continues to fight in court to be released from her 13-year-long conservatorship, under which her father controls her money and day-to-day life decisions. How do conservatorships and guardianships work in Texas? When is it considered appropriate to transfer legal control and what is the potential for abuse?

    • 48 min

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