Category: Boston Public Radio

The Curious Case of the Disappearing Hard ‘G’: Does Jim Braude Pronounce Margery Eagan’s Name Wrong?

June 27th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Public Radio, Newsmakers, Sargent College, Tyler Perrachione 0 comments

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Tyler Perrachione, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

The curse of King Tutankhamun’s tomb, the disappearing Hope Diamond, Donald Trump’s gravity-defying combover – all of these are mysteries that have confounded and captivated audiences for centuries. Add this one to the list: Boston Public Radio host Jim Braude’s inability to properly pronounce his co-host Margery Eagan’s name…

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“If you have an expectation you’re going to hear a hard ‘G,’ it might change the way you actually perceive that sound.”

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What’s Your Take On The Rolling Stone Cover Featuring Tsarnaev?

July 17th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Public Radio, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Tom Fiedler, College of Communication

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Politics as usual – 1.7.13

January 7th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Public Radio, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Tobe Berkovitz 0 comments

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Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication

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Politics As Usual

October 30th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Graham Wilson, College of Arts & Sciences

Weather prognosticators are busy gauging where and how hard Hurricane Sandy will hit…

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Religion in America

October 21st, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, Nancy Ammerman, Newsmakers, School of Theology 0 comments

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Nancy Ammerman, School of Theology

Callie Crossley speaks with Nancy Ammerman, Professor of Sociology of Religion at Boston University, and writer Jeff Sharlet to dissect a new Pew poll showing that 20% of Americans now identify as nonreligious…

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Voyager’s Merav Opher on Touching the Edge of Our Solar System

September 14th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Merav Opher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Merav Opher, College of Arts & Sciences

Friday afternoon is the perfect time to take a trip…

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Politics As Usual

September 11th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Graham Wilson, College of Arts & Sciences

The party conventions have wrapped up and the candidates are now back out on the trail…

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The Words That Shaped America

July 20th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Public Radio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Stephen Prothero 0 comments

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Stephen Prothero, College of Arts & Sciences

We’re familiar with the words of the Constitution, the story of Huck Fin, and the lyrics of the “Star Spangled Banner.”…

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