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‘Teeing Off’ public affairs radio show on KISU-FM 91.1 continues second season; guest lineup announced

Posted November 7, 2011

"Teeing Off," Tom Terry's hour-long public affairs radio show on Idaho State University’s KISU-FM 91.1 FM, is well into its second season.

Terry talks with Fred Schiff, a professor in the Jack Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston, on Monday evening, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Schiff will discuss the Occupy movement and the disparity in incomes in the United States and the corrosive effects it has on the country and the dangers it poses for the future.

Tom TerrySchiff is the director of the Research Institute for Metro-Urban Communication and researches media corporations, news content and ideological conflict. He worked as a reporter and foreign correspondent for 10 years in Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Schiff won a major federal grant from the National Science Foundation and a Fulbright Fellowship to teach and do research at the prestigious Federal University of Bahia in Salvador, Brazil.

On Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., Phil Meyer discusses the future of journalism in the digital and online age. Meyer is the former Knight Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He spent decades as a reporter on the Miami Herald and with Knight-Ridder's Washington bureau. He pioneered the use of statistics and polling data in news stories in the wake of race riots in the 1960s. His book, "Precision Journalism," remains a staple in many college news reporting classrooms nationwide. His latest book is "The Vanishing Newspaper."

Leland Ryken, professor of English at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., discusses the King James Version of the Bible with Terry on Monday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. Ryken was the literary stylist for the English Standard Version of the Bible, published by Crossway Bibles in 2001 and literary content contributor to the ESV Study Bible seven years later. He is the author of “How to Read the Bible as Literature and Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible.”

Terry is an associate professor at ISU.

KISU-FM is the NPR affiliate for southeastern Idaho.

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