HearSay Programming August 26-28


The Comment Section

Monday, August 26, 2019

The Virginian-Pilot has ended its online comments section, joining other publications across the country. Is that a good thing? Do online comments add or detract from the public conversation around the news? Cathy Lewis will talk to experts on the situation, but we want to hear from you. Join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:
Andrew Losowsky - The Coral Project


The FBI, Security and Democracy

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Mike German infiltrated extremist groups as a special agent for the FBI. Today, he is a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program. He will talk to Cathy Lewis about his new book: Disrupt, Discredit and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy. What do you think about America's security policies in the 21st Century? Join our conversation at noon.

Today's Guests:
Mike German - Author of Disrupt, Discredit and Divide


The Water Crisis / Restoring Williamsburg

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Chesapeake Bay faces threats to its health from out of the state. Meanwhile, the global water crisis has hit close to home. Cathy Lewis will discuss these challenges with academics, a journalist, and one of our lawmakers. After that, we'll hear from an author about the restoration project that created Colonial Williamsburg. We'll end the show by checking in with what's happening This Week in Mal's World.

Today's Guests:

Rep. Elaine Luria - VA-02
Christy Everett - The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Sarah Vogelsong - Virginia Mercury
Jay Famiglietti - Global Institute for Water Security
Carl Lounsbury - Author of Restoring Williamsburg