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Interview with Roger Hallas

A new center supporting documentary film production and research has been established at Indiana University’s Media School. The Center for Documentary Research and Practice began operations in September. This Friday, October 30th, Roger Hallas, a Distinguished Faculty Fellow at Syracuse University, will give one of a series of inaugural lectures at the Center called “A Medium Seen Otherwise: Photography and …

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Study Shows When Indiana Targets Economic Development at Small Businesses, Money Still Goes to Big Companies

A recent study by the research firm, Good Jobs First, has found that when Indiana targets economic development at small businesses, most of the money still goes to big companies. The organization studied 14 states, including Indiana. Overall, about 70 percent of the tax credit deals and 90 percent of the dollars ended up in the hands of big businesses. …

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Annual Leaf Pickup Program Begins Monday

Bloomington’s annual leaf-pickup program begins on Monday. The Director of the city Public Works Department, Susie Johnson, spoke about the program to the Board of Public Works. “We will start our leaf collection program both through the vacuum and our bag collection program this coming Monday and run through December 24th” Johnson proclaims. “Leaves that are in biodegradable bags and …

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Daily Local News – October 29, 2015

A recent study by the research firm, Good Jobs First, has found that when Indiana targets economic development at small businesses, most of the money still goes to big companies; Next Wednesday, Bloomington will be visited by the Reverend William Barber to speak about the Moral Mondays movement; Construction of 28 luxury condos in Bloomington’s downtown is to begin soon; …

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Reverend William Barber to Speak About Moral Mondays

Next Wednesday, Bloomington will be visited by the Reverend William Barber to speak about the Moral Mondays movement. Barber is a leader of the Moral Mondays movement and the president of the North Carolina branch of the NAACP. Moral Mondays is a grassroots movement which formed in April of 2013. It started in North Carolina where seventeen peaceful protesters were …

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Voices in the Street – Ghosts, Ghouls and Other Spooky Stuff: Halloween is this Weekend

Halloween is Saturday, and even though the scariest part might be the chance of rain throughout, Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors about some of their best past costumes and what some of their fondest memories of the celebration are.

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Standing Room Only – From Bench to Bedside: Developing Modern Pharmaceuticals

On September 22, 2015, Science Café Bloomington hosted a discussion on the development of modern pharmaceuticals with Dr. Alex Straiker, a neuropharmacologist with Indiana University’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Dr. Straiker discussed some of the issues involved with drug research and development in the United States.

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Arts Interchange – Roger Hallas: Documenting the Photographic Event

Van Dyke with DeBrie camera during The Children Must Learn.

Roger Hallas talks about the ways two technologies for image capture combine in documentaries about photographers and how these sharpen the focus on what is meant by the “event of photography.” The act of filming photography, of framing one medium through its perceived other, necessarily draws attention to the question of medium. While scholars have analyzed this self-reflexive practice within …

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EcoReport – October 29, 2015

In today’s feature, Bob Kissel talks with Gavin Bieber, a leader for the bird watching tour company Wings, on St Lawrence Island at the Western frontier of Alaska about eco tourism and the Yupik Alaskan natives who live on this remote island only 35 miles from Russia. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological …

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EcoReport Feature: EcoTourism in Alaska

Bob Kissel talks with Gavin Bieber, a leader for the bird watching tour company Wings, on St Lawrence Island at the Western frontier of Alaska about eco tourism and the Yupik Alaskan natives who live on this remote island only 35 miles from Russia.

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