Embracing the spirit of its name (The Green in Dover and the New Castle Green), The Green will provide an open-air meeting place for Delawareans to discuss events, consider issues and share ideas. This radio and online magazine will present the highest quality Delaware news and information. Through informed reporting, nuanced storytelling and in-depth interviews, The Green reaches past stereotypes and knee-jerk reactions to encourage a fuller, more robust discovery of Delaware, today.
Surveying the post-primary landscape
We open the show this week with a look at Tuesday’s Delaware Primary election results and what they mean as we head toward November’s general election.
To help us navigate the post-primary landscape, we are joined by Delaware Public Media’s political reporter James Dawson.
Moyer charter school leadership seeks to avoid school’s closure
For the third time in three years, Delaware education officials are poised to close a charter school at least in part because of poor academic performance.
But leaders of the Maurice J. Moyer Academic Institute are clinging to a glimmer of hope that they will avoid the same fate as the Pencader Business & Finance Charter High School and the Reach Academy for Girls when the State Board of Education holds its monthly meeting on Sept. 18. Delaware Public Media contributor Larry Nagengast spent time with school officials recently to hear their case for staying open. (More)
Coastal Delaware on front line at launch of Sea Level Rise Awareness Week
Next week, sea level rise and how to deal with the looming issues it presents in the coming years and decades returns to the spotlight. For the second straight fall, the state holds Sea Level Rise Awareness week.
Delaware Public Media contributor Jon Hurdle has been covering the First State’s efforts to assess Delaware’s vulnerability to rising seas and the state’s response.
This week he attended the launch of sea level rise awareness week activities as he checked in on the state’s progress on this issue. (More)
Enlighten Me: Charles Lewis’ 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the decline of America’s Moral Integrity.
In this week’s Enlighten Me, we look a bit more closely at the world of journalism, specifically investigative journalism, with a Delaware native who’s career has been dedicated to the craft.
Charles Lewis, a Newark High and Univ. of Delaware grad, is founder of the Center for Public Integrity and other similar non-profits focused on digging for stories you don’t normally see in the daily media.
Lewis, who’s also a journalism professor at American University in Washington DC, has a new book: “935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the decline of America’s Moral Integrity.” He visited The Green to discuss it. (More)
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