Archive for the ‘Duke Lacrosse Alleged Rape’ Category

Durham Primaries

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Host Frank Stasio speaks with Bob Ashley, editor of the Durham Herald-Sun, about yesterday’s primary election results, which included a victory for embattled district attorney Mike Nifong and defeats of some controversial School Board members. (5:00)

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Sexual Assault

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

The alleged rape of a Durham woman by members of the Duke Lacrosse team has garnered national attention and seemingly endless media coverage. What effect has the situation – and the proliferation of coverage – had on sexual assault survivors? Host Frank Stasio talks with women’s rights advocates about the legacy of sexual assault, confronting painful memories, speaking out and healing. Guests include: Donna Lisker, director of the Duke Women’s Center; Monika Johnson Hostler, executive director of the NC Coalition Against Sexual Assault; and Lori Robinson, author of “I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse” (Seal Press 2003). Listener Call-In. (59:00)

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New Black Panthers

Monday, May 1st, 2006

The New Black Panther Party for Self Defense is making a public appearance today at Duke University to show support for the woman who accused three members of the Duke Lacrosse team of raping her. North Carolina Public Radio reporter Rusty Jacobs is there, and he joins host Frank Stasio with an update. (6:00)

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Duke, Media, and Covering The Big Story

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

The tidal wave of media attention that has descended on Duke University and Durham in the last six weeks shows no signs of letting up. Has the media coverage been fair to the accuser, and the accused? And why has this story captured such intense national attention? Host David Crabtree looks at media coverage of the Duke lacrosse alleged rape story with Ted Vaden, public editor at the News & Observer of Raleigh; Jeffrey Dvorkin, ombudsman at National Public Radio; Donald Shaw, professor of journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Eric Umansky, who writes “Today’s Papers” at Listener Call-In. (59:00)

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Community Response

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

As the Duke lacrosse rape case makes its way through the legal system, we ask listeners to respond to the larger social and racial implications of the story. Host Frank Stasio takes the pulse of the community through listener calls and in a conversation with Bob Ashley, editor of the Durham Herald Sun, and Rev. Carl Kenney, founder and pastor of Compassion Ministries in Durham. Listener Call-In. (40:00)

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